Found November 13, 2011 on Fox Sports South:
Opponent: New Orleans Saints Where: Georgia Dome, Atlanta Time: 1 p.m. TVannouncers: FOX, Kenny Albert (play-by-play), Daryl Johnston (analyst) and Tony Siragusa (sideline) Point Spread (Danny Sheridan's odds as published in USA Today): It's a "pick em" game with an over of 49 12 Key Offensive Match-up: With two-time Pro-Bowl middle linebacker Jonathan Vilma (knee) out for the Saints, the Falcons could take advantage of an edge in the running game. Four-year man Jo-Lonn Dunbar, sliding over from the strong side, will take Vilma's place. A re-shuffled blocking scheme with center Joe Hawley making his second start at right guard in place of demoted Garrett Reynolds, and fullback Michael Cox, in his second game for the Falcons, will be keys. Cox replaces 2010 Pro-Bowler Ovie Mughelli, who suffered a season-ending knee injury. If Michael Turner, the NFL's seventh-leading rusher, nears the 100-yard threshold, then the Falcons will have an excellent chance t...
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