Celebrating the Atlanta Falcons’ Super Bowl LI disaster

“For the catastrophic implosion of the Falcons is something we should observe and cheer whenever possible.”

Week one wrap: Saints defense blew it against Falcons

The Falcons never really had a chance. At least that’s how it looked this storyline would play out after almost two quarters. But we know better. This is Saints/Falcons. All the games are close.

Saints’ success in 2014 starts with the running game

If history holds up, an improved running game will pay dividends for the Saints this season.

Pierre Thomas: The Saints’ underrated hero

Outside of Drew Brees, he’s the most valuable player on the Saints roster.

Video: Game preview with Scott and Sharief

Guest Post: New Orleans Saints vs. Atlanta Falcons: 4 Keys to Victory

Welcome to Atlanta Falcons Hate Week! It comes around twice a year, maybe three times if the Falcons are really unlucky, and the first one of the year comes in the season opener inside the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

From the Cheap Seats: Falcons Ground Saints, Hose Needs Spigot Back

Let’s get this out of the way first: For all intents and purposes, the Saints dream of hoisting the Lombardi trophy above their heads on the floor of the Superdome in February is shot. Don’t even entertain the thought that the team can win out, finish 9-7 and (maybe) sneak into the playoffs. What should […]

Saints Players Say Team Bus Was Egged By Atlanta Airport Workers

As if the Saints/Falcons rivalry needed any more fuel for its fire. Three Saints players — backup quarterback Chase Daniel, tight end Jimmy Graham and linebacker Will Herring — tweeted Wednesday night about their interesting welcome at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. “Bus just got egged after landing in ATL by the ramp workers. Classy!” – Jimmy Graham […]

[VIDEO] Saints-Falcons: Dirty Bird Demolition

A quick look back at the Saints blowout win over the Falcons and Drew Brees’ record-setting performance.

Saints Gameday: Tampa Bay @ New Orleans

Stranger things have happened. I’m not saying the Panthers will beat the Falcons and open the door for the Saints to clinch the top seed in the NFC. I’m only saying the Saints have made the improbable seem probable the past two seasons, so I won’t write it off completely. But if the Falcons show […]

Saints/Falcons: Highest-Rated Cable Program of 2010

Monday night’s showdown in the Georgia Dome between the Saints and Falcons was the highest-rated cable broadcast of the year. Monday Night Football on ESPN also wrapped up its best year in five seasons. According to ESPN, the broadcast, simulcast by WDSU, registered a 13 rating. That works out to about 13 million households and […]

Saints Return to Playoffs

The Saints are back in the playoffs. That hasn’t happened in back-to-back seasons since 1991-92. The defending Super Bowl champs served noticed to the Falcons and the rest of the NFL that they are still a force to reckoned with, still a team on a mission. Drew Brees, bouncing back from two confounding fourth quarter […]

Tonight on WDSU: Saints on 6

WDSU’s pregame coverage of the Saints/Falcons Monday Night Football matchup begins at 4 p.m. I’ll be in-studio while sports anchors Fletcher Mackel and Keli Fulton will be live from the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. After 3 1/2 hours of live coverage, the game airs locally on WDSU at 7:30. Immediately following the game, we’ll continue […]

Good Luck Charm? Don’t Doubt the Pillow!

Only in New Orleans. The text and picture below is from The Gambit’s Best of New Orleans Blog: This week, it was the fourth quarter, and somehow the Atlanta Falcons managed to force a 23-23 tie. It was time to activate the SuperSaints power of the Ernie & Antoinette K-Doe Sofa Pillow. …and bam! Suddenly Randall Gay […]