Brees, Watson Help Saints Stun Falcons, 31-21Drew Brees passed for 312 yards, Ben Watson racked up a career-high 127 yards receiving to go with a fourth-down touchdown catch, and the New Orleans Saints handed the Atlanta Falcons their first loss of the season with a 31-21 win on Thursday night...
Opponent Profile: Falcons Must Beat Saints For NFC South TitleIt's a simple path for Atlanta if they want to win the NFC South crown: win the next two games. While the Falcons currently trail the Saints in the standings, but sweeping the Saints would give the Dirty Birds the tiebreaker(s).
Falcons Hope For A Reversal Of Fortunes Against Saints This SeasonJust like last year, the Atlanta Falcons opened up the regular season against their bitter NFC South rival the New Orleans Saints.
Four Main Things The Saints Must Do To Win In Rematch With SeahawksSix weeks ago, the New Orleans Saints suffered their worst loss of the season in a game where they were absolutely demolished by the Seattle Seahawks. Immediately afterward, head coach Sean Payton told his players to put the game behind them because they would get another shot. Payton was right as the Saints are meeting the Seahawks again, and there are four big things they need to do, in order to win.
New Orleans Saints & Seattle Seahawks Meet Again For Round 2The first time the Seattle Seahawks and New Orleans Saints met in Week 13, it was for NFC Supremacy. Now in Week 19, the true force of the NFC will be revealed.
Saints Survive With Last-Second Field Goal In PhiladelphiaThe New Orleans Saints had never won a road playoff game and were often marred by their road woes and the "cold curse." Temperatures in Philadelphia were down in the twenties and Drew Brees was faltering, but the Saints left it in the hands, or on the foot, of their newest player in Shayne Graham.
Saints Looking Healthy, But One Big Name Mars The Short Injury ReportThe New Orleans Saints are ready to head to Philadelphia, face the Eagles, battle the cold, and forget about their road woes. They are looking healthier than they have this entire season and have an injury list that is extremely short, but there is one big name that sits on it.
Saints Need To Forget Road Woes As Philly Trip LoomsThe New Orleans Saints have a revamped defense and an offense that appears to have even more weapons than that of their Super Bowl winning team. For some reason though, the Saints just can't get things going on the road, but they will have to change that for a wild card visit to Philadelphia.
3 Keys To Falcons Win Over SaintsLike most things worth doing, it’s not going to be easy, but the one constant in any form of sports is that on any given day the underdog can upset the favorite. Here are three ways for Atlanta to give themselves the best chance to win their third game of the season this week against the New Orleans Saints.
Can Falcons Spoil New Orleans’ Playoff Hopes?Before the season started, it wasn't a stretch to believe this Thursday night game between the Atlanta Falcons and New Orleans Saints would be for NFC South supremacy. So much for that now.