Saints vs. Falcons Thursday Night Football Prediction Results

Scott Cunningham

The results of our Saints vs. Falcons prediction contest are in... and we've already got our big winner!

Everyone's predictions made this past Friday about the Saints vs. Falcons game have finally been tallied, analyzed and formatted accordingly. They can be found in their entirety below.

There will be no need for a vote this week because, ladies and gentlemen, we already have a winner. Congratulations to BRSaintsFan for getting all three of his predictions correct and being named our outright winner this week.

Look over the entire results below and feel free to tell me all the ways in which I've screwed up the scoring. See you on Friday for another chance to play!

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CSC Member Predictions Analysis
BRSaintsFan

1. Saints will get 100+ yds rushing, including at least 22 for PT to get him into 4th place in rushing in franchise history!

2. Saints will be behind, or the score tied at the end of the 1st quarter. They will have the lead at halftime and not relinquish it.

3. Saints win the turnover battle.

YES

YES

YES

Dang Hu Dat 1. Saints get at least 3 turnovers off the Falcons.
2. Saints D scores at least 1 TD.
3. Mark Ingram scores at least 1 TD.

No

No

No

'09 1. Saints have 25 or more rushing attempts, 100 or more yards rushing, and 4 or more yards per rushing attempt.
2. Saints have 40 or more passing attempts, more than 300 yards passing, and 7 or more yards per pass attempt.
3. Saints hold Atlanta to 6 or fewer yards per play, six or less 3rd down conversions, and 60 or less plays.

YES

No

No

Hans Petersen 1) At least half of the players on the Saints questionable list for today do not play.
2) At least one Peep jpg makes it into the game’s open thread here on CSC.
3) Falcons special teams scores at least one TD.

No

No idea.

No

canu2u 1. Drew Brees has over 400 yards passing
2. Matt ryan is sacked 3 or more times.
4. By the start of the 4th quarter, a significant amount of Falcon fans will be leaving the Ga. Dome.

No

YES

No idea.

TheBodhisattva Brees > 350 yards and 3 TD’s
Matt Bryant will be Falcons leading scorer
Loud/noticeable boo’s from home crowd > 2

No

YES

No idea.

Philinwood 1) Saints have more rushing yards than Falcons
2) Saints have more passing yards than Falcons
3) A Saints player scores his first TD of the season

YES

YES

No

Jon Oliver 1 Saints score a safety
2 Saints nab an interception
3 Ingram has more rushing yards than SJax

No

YES

No

kazmiboy 1. A rb from either team scores a TD.
2. Matt Ryan is intercepted.
3. Brees has less than 40 pass attempts

YES

No

YES

Meethos 1. Saints defense has 5+ sacks
2. Saints rb’s rush for 125+ yards
3. Matt Ryan throws 3 INT’s

YES

No

No

Jee 1) Saints’ RBs rush over 100 yards
2) Matt Ryan throws a pick 6
3) Cameron Jordan gets at least 2 sacks

YES

No

YES

mississippisaintsfan

1.Drew throws 4+ TD passes

2.Cam Jordan gets 2+ sacks

3.Saints run for 150+ yards

No

YES

No

Barqscreamsoda 1) Matt Ryan will be sacked at least 4 times.
2) Roman Harper gets an interception or recovers a fumble.
3) Jimmy will have 90+ yards

YES

No

YES

GatorNRedStick406

1.) Matt Ryan gets sacked 3 or more times

2.) Jimmy Graham has 100 or more yards receiving

3.) Stephen Jackson is held below 50 yards of total offense

YES

YES

No

Letloosethedogsofwar 1) Mark Ingram rushes for 110+ yards and 1+ TD.
2) defense finally gets on the scoreboard with a TD or safety.
3) Morstead pins 3 punts inside the Atlanta 15 yard line (with it without fair catches.)

No

No

No

Dan Kelly 1. Roddy White has at least two catches where he clearly pushes off, but it’s not called by the refs.
2. Saints defense or special teams scores (other than Field Goal) in some manner (INT/fumble return, Fake field goal for TD, Punt return, etc, etc.)
3. Saints have at least 150 more total yards than the Falcons

No

No

No

Jricky70 1.Brees throws for 2 or more TD’s
2. Ingram scores
3.Defense get’s at least 1 turnover

YES

No

YES

metryman 1) PT scores.
2) Saints have over 120 yds rushing total.
3) Saints D gets at least 3 sacks on Poopey Stain Matty.

No

No

YES

smellgreatness 1) Cameron Jordan and Junior Galette each get a least one sack.
2) Saints outrush the Falcons by at least 50 yards.
3) Brees’ passer rating is 30 points higher than Ryan’s.

No

No

No

johnmc318

#1. Matty Ice gets Benched sometime during the game

#2. At least 3 different Saints find the endzone

#3. Saints Defense scores a pick 6

No

No

No

Chompski 1. Saints defense holds the Falcons under 300 yards, forces 2+ turnovers, and has 3+ sacks.
2. Drew Brees throws for 300+ yards, 3+ TDs, and has a QB rating over 100.
3. FPK makes all his extra point and field goal attempts.

No

No

YES

Legatron Morstead 1. Drew Brees throws at least two ints
2. The Saints have 135 or more rushing yards
3. Drew Brees is sacked once or less

No

No

YES

delshane66 1. Matt Ryan gets sacked at least 4 times
2. Pierre and Ingram combine for at least 125 rushing yards
3. Colston and Graham each catch a touchdown

YES

No

No

Grok Rocker

1. Brees throws 4+ touchdowns.

2. Saints defense gets 3+ sacks.

3. Jimmy Graham gets 2+ touchdowns.

No

YES

No

Lyles 1. Brees goes for 4+ TD’s and 350+ yards
2. Ryan is sacked 5+ times
3. Stills catches a 45+ yard bomb

No

YES

No

LeoShu 1) Drew Brees throws at least 3 TDs
2) Kenny Stills has at least 100 yards receiving
3) Nick Toon drops a pass or makes some other sort of stupid play (fumble, does something that directly leads to an INT, etc)

No

No

No

Kevin Sean Held

1. Lance Moore posts 6 or more catches, for 80+ yards and at least 1 TD.

2. Ingram leads Pierre in ground yardage, but Pierre finishes with a higher TOTAL offensive yardage output than Ingram.

3. Matt Ryan will be sacked or hit more than 6 times.

No

No

YES

GSO Saints Fan

1. Brees 6 TD, 0 INT

2. Defense scores (no fumble through the end zone to save the dirty turkeys)

3. Nick Toon gets him some (at least 1TD)

No

No

No

SaintsRule2011 1. Brees will throw for at least three touchdowns with no interceptions.
2. Brees will throw for at least 350 yards.
3. We will sack Matt Ryan at least three times

No

No

YES

Ryan Edwards

1) After this game, Steven Jackson’s 2 best total yards gained performances will be against the Saints, meaning that he will exceed 76 yards of total offense in this one.

2) At least one Saints player will have 100 or more yards receiving.

3) The Saints will be trailing at halftime and come on strong in the second half.

YES

YES

No

organictallman 1. Roddy white gets into a fight once falcons are down big and he’s frustrated, most likely with Keenan lewis.
2. Steven Jackson gets injured (no payment incentives involved)
3. Mayock mentions jimmy graham’s former basketball career many times, as if its breaking news

No

No

YES?

Cajun in CA 1. Ingram is the Saints leading rusher
2. Moore leads the team in receiving yards
3. Hawthorne leads the team in tackles.

No

No

No

DatNOBoi 1) Saints tally up 3+ sacks
2) Mattie Ice freezes up and throws a pick
3) Roddy White ain’t gettin’ more than 40yds and 0 TDs!

YES

No

YES

iiAndyiiii Brees throws 0 INTs
Saints have a return score (D or ST)
Jimmy Graham gets at least 2 TDs

YES

No

No

cscmember

1. Saints win the coin toss

2. Saints win the TOP

3. Saints win the turnover battle

YES

No

YES

fshabazz 1). Brees passes for more than 300 yds and min 3 TDs.
2). Defense sacks Ryan at least 3 times and get at least 1 TO
3). Ingram & Stills BOTH score TD

No

YES

No

DFW Saints Fan 1. Saints D has at least 5 sacks
2. Saints cause at least 2 turnovers, at least one of which is an interception (that is not subsequently fumbled through the endzone)
2. Graham rejoins the party and has 10+ catches and 2+ TDs

YES

No

No

BenDerDonDat 1. Saints rush for more than 125 yards
2. Colston has more than 75 yards receiving
3. Saints get 3 or more sacks

No

No

YES

thisiscnn22000 1. The Saints do not turn the ball over.
2. The Saints have more rushing yards than Matty Ice has in passing yards.
3. Saints defense has at least 3 sacks.

YES

No

YES

The Irish Assassin 1. Falcons get on the board first
2. Mark Ingram is the leading rusher, for either team (say what?)
3. Jed Collins has more total yards than Lance Moore.

YES

No

No

saint-sly 1. Saints don’t make the spread ( 9.5 ) Atlanta always plays us tough
2. Last weeks Drew Brees sack will highlight pregame talk.( They wont let it go )
3. Mark Ingram will get 100 yards………Finally

YES

No idea.

No

Mashed potatoes with gravy 1. Saints get at least 4 sacks.
2. Brees throws at least 5 TDs.
3. Harry Douglas beats Corey White for a TD.

YES

No

No

Mavratron 1. PT scores at least one TD on a screen pass
2. Saints D scores
3. Stills has a catch for +30 yards

No

No

No

pdehaan 1) Saints to run for 150+ yards and at least 1 TD
2) Matt Ryan to be intercepted 2+ times
3) Brees to score 3+ TD’s

No

No

No

pipr 1. Ingram goes for 100 rushing and a TD
2. Roddy White catches a TD
3. Malcolm Jenkins records either an INT, forced fumble or fumble recovery

No

No

No

the 9th plague 1. brees threw for 400+ and 4 TDs..
2. khiry-robin was active and scored a TD..
3. saints defense had 4 sacks and one 4th down stop..

No

No

No

WhoDatMatt 1) 4+ sacks by Saints D
2) 1+ INT by Saints D
3) Saints rush for 150+ yds

YES

No

No

cck781 1.) Brees 300+ Passing yards & 2+ TD’s
2.) Saints D 2+ INT’s – One is a Pick 6!
3.) Saints D 3+ Sacks

No

No

YES

Ragin Who Dat 1) Brees passes for 3+ TD’s and 300+ yards.
2) Saints rush for over 100 yards
3) Saints record at least 3 sacks

No

YES

YES

PanheadCatahoula

1/ Brees uses his new, longer neck to scan the field, throws 3 TD’s

2/ Morestead kicks one punt, 4 touchbacks

3/ White intercepts a pass and maintains possession untill end of the play.

No

No

No

russty 1. Neither Brees or Ryan finish the game, both backups play.
2. the Saint’s Defense scores at least one TD.
3. Hartley misses another field goal attempt.

No

No

No

SaintsFanMD 1. Ingram scores a TD.
2. Saints D holds Atlanta to less than 280 yrds total offense.
3. Saints higher TOP and get more TOs than birds.

No

No

No

snapp44 1. This "kid" Colston 7th round Hofstra
2. "kid" Stills combine 40 time
3. Undrafted "kids"Thomas/Moore
What?
nolanative 1. Drew does not turn the ball over.
2. At least 4 different Saints score.
3. Saints rush for over 120 yards.

YES

No

No

Alex Swift 1. Drew Brees throws for 400+ yards, 3+ TDs, 100+ Passer Rating
2. Saints rush for 150+ yards, 1+ TD
3. Saints win turnover battle 3-1

No

No

No

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