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Fleur-de-Links, May 4: remember that time New Orleans ruined Atlanta’s Christmas

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It’s almost as nice as that time the Falcons blew a 28-3 lead in the Super Bowl.

NEW ORLEANS, LA - DECEMBER 24:  Manti Te’o #51 of the New Orleans Saints  recovers a fumble during the second half of a game against the Atlanta  Falcons at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
NEW ORLEANS, LA - DECEMBER 24: Manti Te’o #51 of the New Orleans Saints recovers a fumble during the second half of a game against the Atlanta Falcons at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
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Word on the Street

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