Atlanta Falcons

Jordan Cohn
February 12, 2020 - 8:19 am
If you’re looking for stability, the NFC South is not the division for you. The only team that has a secure quarterback situation is the Atlanta Falcons, a team that was this close (imagine two fingers very close together) to firing head coach Dan Quinn in the middle of the season. Last season, the...
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Saints coach Sean Payton
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December 03, 2019 - 12:43 pm
By: Tim Zimmer After coming off their Thanksgiving Day win over the Atlanta Falcons, the Saints now face their biggest test of the season, when the San Francisco 49ers come to town Sunday. New Orleans became the first team to clinch a playoff berth after sealing the NFC South divisional title...
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Saints players celebrating after Thanksgiving night win
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Zach Strief
November 29, 2019 - 8:54 am
In a wild 26-18 win in Atlanta, the New Orleans Saints clinched the NFC South for the third straight year. “Three in a row, that's saying something in this division,” Saints quarterback Drew Brees told Zach Strief, the Voice of the Saints. “We've had to fight hard for it. We've won in a lot of...
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Steve Geller
November 28, 2019 - 7:50 am
Week 10 felt like a bad dream for the Who Dat Nation. The Falcons came to New Orleans with a single win, no rushing attack and a leaky defense giving up 28 points per game. They ended up keeping the Saints out the endzone for the 1st time at home in the Payton/Brees era, ran for 143 yards and left...
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Mercedes-Benz Stadium
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Kristian Garic
November 27, 2019 - 6:10 pm
Very few NFL rivalries have a college atmosphere feel, filled with genuine hatred from the fan bases of the respective teams to the players and coaches. The Saints and Falcons have that feel. The game being played on Thanksgiving adds an extra element of spice to the rivalry. Especially since it...
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Sean Payton
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Jim Hanzo
November 26, 2019 - 10:56 am
There's not a lot of time to get ready for Atlanta. Players are still sore from Sunday's game against Carolina. Former Saints head coach Jim Mora said it is more important to get players ready mentally, but physically get them as rested and fresh as you can for the game Thursday against the Falcons...
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Steve Geller
November 25, 2019 - 3:53 pm
The Saints did not practice today but the team did release an estimated injury report ahead of Thursday’s game in Atlanta: G Andrus Peat (forearm) did not practice FB Zach Line (knee) did not practice T Terron Armstead (ankle) did not practice) C/G Will Clapp (back) did not practice CB Marshon...
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NFL officials during the Saints/Panthers game
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Scoot
November 25, 2019 - 12:31 pm
Before addressing the biased officiating in the NFL, let’s first acknowledge that a “win is a win” in the NFL and that the Saints beat the Panthers 34-31 Sunday in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. When the Saints jumped out to a 14-0 lead in the 1st quarter, we were all excited because the Saints have...
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