Found November 28, 2012 on The Saints Nation:
PLAYERS: Roddy White
TEAMS: Atlanta Falcons
It was only a matter time before Marijn got lucky and everyone else would be wrong in their predictions and he'd sneak out a victory. Ellmanov tied him with only one correct answer so it came down to the tiebreaker bonus question... which Marijn won by virtue of having the lowest yardage total. Vernon Davis had 0 yards, go figure. Well, with a new week comes a new game and with a new game comes new fan predictions. At this point everyone and their grandmother is tied for first place so the $50 gift card to the Saints store is still wide open and up for grabs. Here's how it works: answer the four questions below plus the bonus tiebreaker questions in the comment section. The weekly winner gets his picture pimped in a blog post, and at the end of the season the person with the most weekly wins gets the $50 gift card. Good luck picking this week for the Falcons game! 1. Which player on defense (no special teams or offense) will record the Saints' first tackle? 2. After giving up 5 sacks last week, how many sacks does the Saints' offensive line give up this week? 3. Which Saint has the team's longest reception in this game? 4. Whis Saint has the team's longest run in this game? BONUS: How many yards does that big mouth Roddy White end up with?
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