Which Team Is The Best Opponent for Seattle?Seattle has already faced, and beaten, both the Saints and 49ers this season but not the Packers. Does the unknown help or hurt a team in the Playoffs?
Peyton Manning's Passing Record In QuestionPeyton Manning set a multitude of NFL records this season, but one may be taken away by the NFL. The league and their official statisticians are currently reviewing a play that could mean a loss of one record.
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.
Eagles Prepare For Saints Wild Card BattleDrew Brees will be much more successful against the Eagles defense than back-up Kyle Orton was in the final game of the regular season. But, if the Eagles can knock Brees off his game, then the Saints could quickly run out of options to try and keep up wit the Eagles offense.
Panthers Beat Saints 17-13, Clinch Playoff Berth
Team Grades: Falcons Blow Another Close GameIt’s official, for the first time since Matt Ryan and Mike Smith have been part of the franchise, the Atlanta Falcons will post a losing record after being dealt a tough 17-13 loss at the hands of their NFC South rival New Orleans Saints.
Brees Throws 2 TDs, Saints Beat Falcons 17-13
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.
The Dred vs The Spread
Knox Bardeen, Bleacher Report, "I Haven't Seen This Team This Banged Up In A Very Long Time"
Matt Bowen, Bleacher Report: "Matt Ryan Had To Retreat, Throw Off His Back Foot, That Ball Had No Juice On It"
Falcons Blow Lead, Unable To Complete ComebackJust like against San Francisco in last year’s NFC Championship game, Atlanta built up a double-digit lead in the opening quarter, only to give it away in the end. Atlanta also had a chance to win the game but came up short.
Atlanta Falcons Weekly Focus with Jamie Walker
Defense Helps Saints Beat Falcons 23-17