Found November 10, 2012 on Down and Distance:
Atlanta Falcons Wide Receiver Roddy White told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that he hates everything about the New Orleans Saints from their city to their colors (Credit: AP Photo) Earlier this week, Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White said he believes the team has the pedigree to go undefeated this year. Today, he is talking even more trash. This time, he is taking aim at his  team’s opponent for this Sunday, the New Orleans Saints. White, told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that he despises the New Orleans Saints. “I don’t like nothing about the Saints,” White said. “The colors. The city. Nothing. But they’ve got some good food, though. Other than the food, nothing.” Even if the Falcons do not go undefeated, White believes the entire season could be made if the Falcons can knock off the Saints. “This would make their whole entire month of November if they can mess up our record,” White said. “We know that. You don’t have to get people up for this game in the locker room. We all know what this game is about. We all know that we have to go out there and get after it.” It is understandable why White hates the Saints so much, since New Orleans has beat Atlanta 8 out of the last 10 times the two have played. While the Falcons can still win the NFC South without beating the Saints, I am sure it would be even sweeter if they swept the Saints in the process. Follow us on Twitter @DownandDistance Down and Distance Executive Editor - Brett Krummenacker @BKrumm_SKThe post Roddy White says he hates the Saints and New Orleans appeared first on DOWN & DISTANCE.

Roddy White doesn’t like anything about the Saints

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