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Falcons @ Saints: Gameday Fleur-De-Links


hakimdropsball If the #Packers want to bring THAT defense into the playoffs, Drew #Brees will be your huckleberry for sure. Say when, Ringo. #tombstone

hakimdropsball "@saintsnola: What are the chances the Saints don't run the ball a single down tomorrow?" 70-30 ratio is IN PLAY

JohnnyPatrick32 Hope everyone had a great day....

JohnnyPatrick32 In hotel and left phone charger home lol....

LanceMoore16 Getting some good rest. Big game tomorrow night. Back in the dome against the falcons and its Monday night, whoa! Good night everyone!

Pierre_Thomas About to get some rest now...ready for tomorrow! Not much better than playing at the dome on Monday Night! Who dat!!

Official_Saints With a win tonight, the Saints would clinch the NFC South & stay in contention for the NFC's No. 2 seed!

Official_Saints In their top photos of 2011, great shot of the Mercedes-Benz Superdome by Times-Picayune Photographer Michael DeMocker

thomasmorstead #MNF vs @Atlanta_Falcons For NFCsouth division In the dome Day after Christmas #whodat #whodat #whodat say da gonna beat dem #saints

JonVilma51 Got work to do today #nodaysoff

JeffDuncanTP ICYMI from last night: A holiday-themed Superdome on Christmas night, the eve of Monday NIght Football:

Official_Saints If the Saints win or tie tonight, NO-CAR game (Jan. 1) will be played at Noon CT. If Saints lose, kickoff is 3:15 CT

Official_Saints The Saints Ticket Office is busy preparing for tonight's game!

iWillSmith Preparation is over.. Time to execute. #WHODAT

thomasmorstead I'm excited to be a part of New Orleans history tonight. #Special


From the Saints Sideline

Injury updates on Falcons, Saints - NFC South Blog |
Pat Y. - The Atlanta Falcons and New Orleans Saints just filed their final injury reports for their Monday Night Football game.

New Orleans Saints guard Jahri Evans is eager to play against the Atlanta Falcons |
Mike Triplett's Christmas Eve notebook.

New Orleans Saints know the importance of tonight's game against Atlanta Falcons |
James Varney - Both teams fighting to capture NFC South title.

Fourth-down stop vs. Atlanta Falcons defining moment for New Orleans Saints defense |
James Varney - Play seemed to have ripple effect for unit's confidence.

Drew Brees in three-man race for NFL MVP, AP voters say |
Jeff Duncan - Aaron Rodgers is clear favorite with Brees a close second and Tom Brady a distant third.

Drew Brees focused on wins, not record - NFC South Blog |
Pat Y. - Even if you had Drew Brees' cellphone number, there's no way you could reach him right now.

Night to remember? | The Advocate
Sheldon Mickles - If everything goes right, Monday night could be a night to remember in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome for the New Orleans Saints and their loyal fans.

New Orleans Saints vs. Atlanta Falcons: inside the game |
Mike Triplett - Breaking down tonight's prime-time NFC South showdown.

Feelin' the Brees graphic: New Orleans Saints' offensive stats through Game 14 |
Dan Swenson - An illustrated look at how Drew Brees and the 11-3 New Orleans Saints' top five offensive playmakers have performed through Game 14 and during their 42-20 victory over the Minnesota Vikings last Sunday.

Game Preview: Saints vs. Falcons |
Staff report.

Broadcast Information: Saints vs Falcons |
Staff report


Falcons' Crest

Falcons get another shot at Saints, looking to affirm direction |
Jeff Schultz - There have been enough times over the 40-plus seasons of Falcons-Saints games when we knew it really told us nothing about the future, other than maybe who would be happier once their hangover wore off.

Playoff spot in hand, Falcons ready to take next step |
The Falcons have sewn up a playoff spot in the NFC, but don't tell them Monday night's game isn't big. Albert Breer explains why their minds aren't at ease heading into the Big Easy.

Falcons' no-huddle attack? No problem |
D. Orlando Ledbetter - The Falcons can trace the roots of their potent no-huddle offensive attack to a boat that once docked in Florida waters.

Falcons not ‘in awe' of Saints' Drew Brees |
D. Orlando Ledbetter - New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brews is perhaps the hottest player in the National Football League.

Are the New Orleans Saints a ‘Dirty’ football team? |
D. Orlando Ledbetter – After their last two games, the Saints have been accused of "dirty" play.

Falcons earn second straight NFL playoff berth |
D. Orlando Ledbetter - With Green Bay’s 35-21 victory over Chicago, the Falcons clinched a playoff berth for the third time over the past four seasons on Sunday night.

Falcons Clinch! |
Daniel Cox - The Atlanta Falcons have clinched a playoff berth for the second straight year as the Green Bay Packers knocked off the Chicago Bears 35-21 on Sunday.

Key matchups: Falcons at Saints |
D. Orlando Ledbetter

Cheat Sheet: ATL-NO |
Contributing writer Daniel Cox scours the media guides and statbooks to bring you varying levels of football knowledge for all types of fans. (HansDat note: once you click on this link, you have to click again to get the pdf.)


V-Roll Roll Call

Countdown Daily AccuScore: ATL-NO - ESPN Video |
Prim Siripipat goes inside the numbers for the Falcons-Saints matchup.