• Atlanta Falcons entering Sunday's game against New Orleans Saints playing like Super Bowl contenders

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    • New Orleans Saints play-by-play observations from 31-27 victory over Atlanta Falcons: Film Study Part 2

      A detailed breakdown of the Saints' Week 10 victory
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    • How the Saints beat the Falcons

      NEW ORLEANS -- With some help from ESPN Stats & Information, let’s take a by-the-numbers look back at how the New Orleans Saints knocked the Atlanta Falcons from the ranks of the unbeaten on Sunday. Atlanta wide receiver Julio Jones missed only a portio
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    • New Orleans Saints hold 11-2 record against Atlanta Falcons since 2006

      Odds and ends from the Saints 31-28 win over the Falcons
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    • New Orleans Saints vs. Atlanta Falcons: How the game was won

      HOW THE GAME WAS WONYou knew this would be one of those wild and crazy Saints-Falcons matchups despite Atlanta coming into Sunday's game in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome 8-0 and on a major roll. I said going into this game that...
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    • Saints bring Falcons back to earth

      NEW ORLEANS -- If you thought the New Orleans Saints' 31-27 victory against the Atlanta Falcons was entertaining, wait until you hear what came out of the locker rooms at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome after Sunday’s game. New Orleans won the first four qu
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    • New Orleans Saints hold Atlanta Falcons to one of their lowest rushing totals of season

      Short-yardage situations plague Falcons against Saints
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    • Saints end Falcons’ unbeaten streak with the right play at the right time

      Interestingly enough, it was a key play made by one of the NFL's worst statistical defenses that propelled the New Orleans Saints to a 31-27 upset victory over the previously undefeated Atlanta Falcons. With 1:46 left in the fourth quarter, the Falcons …
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    • Falcons upended by Saints in 1st loss of season

      Jimmy Graham caught seven passes for a career-best 146 yards and two touchdowns, cornerback Jabari Greer made a diving, touchdown-saving pass breakup on a late fourth-down play, and the Saints held on to hand the Falcons their first loss.
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    • Game balls for the New Orleans Saints' dramatic victory over the Atlanta Falcons

      It's Game Ball time for what is certainly the Saints' signature win so far this season, pushing the team to 4-5 and keeping them in the wildcard hunt with a dramatic win over previously unbeaten division rival Atlanta. The...
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    • Perfect Upset: New Orleans kept its hot streak alive while endin…

      New Orleans kept its hot streak alive while ending a rival's fairytale campaign. The Saints notched their fourth win in five games by holding off the previously undefeated Falcons 31-27.
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    • Saints hand Falcons their first loss, ’72 Dolphins can celebrate

      If the members of the 1972 Miami Dolphins really do celebrate each year when the last undefeated team loses, they can pop the champagne now. The Falcons are undefeated no more after falling to the Saints 31-27 in New Orleans today, a game when Atlanta g…
    • Rapid Reaction: Saints 31, Falcons 27

      NEW ORLEANS -- Thoughts on the New Orleans Saints' 31-27 victory over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome: What it means: The Falcons are no longer undefeated. They are 8-1 and had some flaws exposed. They also still might have …
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    • Falcons strike first with a touchdown by a lineman

      When I picked the Falcons in my weekly battle with Florio, I noted that Atlanta has so many offensive weapons - Matt Ryan, Roddy White, Julio Jones, Tony Gonzalez, Michael Turner and Jacquizz Rodgers - that the Saints’ defense wouldn’t be able to
    • LIVE: Saints host 8-0 Falcons

      The Falcons take their perfect 8-0 record to the Superdome today to take on the improving Saints. Atlanta jumped out early, but New Orleans has taken the lead. Follow all of the action here.
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    • New Orleans Saints pregame chat leading up to Atlanta Falcons game at 11:15 a.m.

      Obviously a big game for the New Orleans Saints is set to kickoff shortly on Sunday afternoon against the Atlanta Falcons. Inactives are out already so I'm sure you Saints fans have plenty of questions so drop them in the...
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    • Inactives: Falcons vs. Saints

      NEW ORLEANS - Falcons Inactives: QB Dom Davis, LB Sean Weatherspoon, S Charles Mitchell, WR Kevin Cone, OG Phillipkeith Manley, LT Lamar Holmes and DT Travian Robertson. Saints Inactives: WR Courtney Roby, WR Darren Sproles, CB Elbert Mack, LB Scott Sha
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    • Saints, Falcons without injured starters

      NEW ORLEANS -- No surprises on the lists of inactive players for the Saints and Atlanta Falcons on Sunday. As expected, injured Atlanta linebacker Sean Weatherspoon will miss his second straight game. Mike Peterson is expected to start in his place with…
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    • GAMEDAY CENTRAL: Falcons (8-0) at Saints (3-5), 1 p.m. Sunday

      QB corner: Matt Ryan discusses the Saints FLOWERY BRANCH - Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan is 2-5 as a starter against the New Orleans Saints. Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan and head coach Mike Smith look on in apparent dismay. (Curtis ) Ryan won his first
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    • New Orleans Saints, Atlanta Falcons remain a heated rivalry

      Saints (3-5) host Falcons (8-0) at Superdome on Sunday
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    • What the Atlanta Falcons media is saying about the New Orleans Saints: links

      The New Orleans Saints will host the hated and unbeaten Atlanta Falcons on Sunday at noon at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Here's what the Atlanta Falcons media is saying about the game. Atlanta Journal Constitutional: Does Drew Brees have the Saints poi…
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    • 2012 NFL Week Ten Preview — Atlanta at New Orleans

      The Falcons remain perfect as they get set for their week 10 game at New Orleans, and with the way the Saints have played as of late, many feel this will be the week the Falcons fall. Won’t happen. I know, why not? The Saints are finally playing up to t
    • New Orleans Saints vs. Atlanta Falcons a pivotal encounter once again

      Saints get two shots at Falcons as they fight to stay in playoff race
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  • What the national media are saying about the New Orleans Saints: links

    Saints tight end Jimmy Graham recognized by several media outlets for his big game against the Atlanta Falcons
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    • What national media members are saying about the New Orleans Saints win over the Atlanta Falcons: links

      Saints running back Chris Ivory takes top spot in RedZone top five plays
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    • 2 must-read national New Orleans Saints links on team's win over Atlanta

      SI's Peter King, Yahoo! Sports' Mike Silver with good tidbits on Saints-Falcons
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    • White says Falcons 'gave' victory to Saints

      Roddy White and the Atlanta Falcons came up just short in their bid to stay unbeaten, but the receiver wasn't about to give the rival Saints too much credit after New Orleans pulled out a dramatic 31-27 upset of his team.
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    • Roddy White blames Falcons failures, not New Orleans Saints for first loss

      White frustrated with Falcons failed red zone opportunities during first loss of the season.
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    • Saints hand Falcons first loss

      If actions speak louder than words, Roddy White is living proof. The previously undefeated Falcons lost 31-27 to the Saints and have their star wideout in part to blame, says Chris Burke.
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    • Roddy White hopes to see man coverage today

      It seems Falcons wide receiver Roddy White has found something else to like about New Orleans. White said earlier this week that he only liked the food in the city the Falcons will be visiting on Sunday, but that might not be entirely accurate. He also …
    • Roddy White hates the Saints and New Orleans

      A couple of years ago, Falcons receiver Roddy White ripped the Saints and New Orleans in a Twitter tirade. He lated apologized, but he hasn’t changed his views. White told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that he still despises the Saints, whom he’ll
  • Drew Brees' passing game against the Atlanta Falcons: Graphic

    A look at Drew Brees' passing accuracy during the New Orleans Saints' 31-27 win over the Atlanta Falcons
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  • New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma: Falcons need to 'act like you've been there before'

    Vilma is currently preparing for his third annual "Celebrity Servers Dinner"
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    • Source: Falcons won't address Saints' claim

      Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith will not address accusations that his players Sean Weatherspoon and Jonathan Babineaux deliberately interfered with the New Orleans Saints' pregame warm-up routine Sunday, a source told ESPN.
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    • Saints, Falcons still going at it

      Almost 48 hours since the New Orleans Saints and Atlanta Falcons played Sunday, the two NFC South rivals still are going at it. Ed Werder reports that New Orleans linebackers Scott Shanle and Jonathan Vilma say Atlanta linebacker Sean Weatherspoon and d…
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  • Report card: Falcons’ grades for loss to Saints

    Here are the Falcons’ grades for the 31-27 loss to the New Orleans Saints on Sunday at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. B - Quarterbacks: Matt Ryan passed for a career-high 411 yards and had a passer rating of 100.7. It marked the first time that the Falc
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  • Week 10 Splash Plays: Saints ride big moments to upset win

    Your RedZone review of every touchdown scored in Sunday's morning and afternoon games can be seen above, but we'll start this week's specific Splash Plays review with a trio of moments that helped the New Orleans Saints pull the Atlanta Falcons from the…
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  • Week 10 Quick Hits: Rise of the Saints

    The Falcons, the last unbeaten team, lost. But the bigger story is the Saints, winners of four of their last five.
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  • Final Word: NFC South

    Five nuggets of knowledge about the Week 10 games: King of the NFC South: The Atlanta Falcons are running away with the division. But the title doesn’t officially belong to them yet. The Saints won last season’s division title and they’ve won a lot
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  • New Orleans Saints vs. Atlanta Falcons: What the national media are saying

    The New Orleans Saints are closing in on Sunday's clash with the unbeaten Atlanta Falcons at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Here's what some in the national media are saying as game day approaches:   ESPN.COM Saints-Falcons still a heated rivalry There...
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  • New Orleans Saints' defense on high alert for Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez

    Falcons 16-year veteran tight end may be on the verge of his best season yet
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