Falcons vs Saints Week Things To Watch For 

After a big win on the road against the 2-1 Oakland Raiders. The Falcons have a chance to take hold of first in the NFC South. 

Falcons first round draft pick Keanu Neal in his NFL debut in New Orleans against Drew Brees and the Saints. 

Before I get to the Keys to victory here’s the Injury report for both teams. 

Falcons Saints Injury reports

Mohamed Sanu, Julio Jones, Brooks Reed In. Return of O’Brien Schofield. 

De’Vondre Campbell, Paul Worrilow Out. 

Willie Snead, Delvin Breaux, PJ Williams, Terron Armstead, Kenny Vacarro, Cameron Jordan Out. 


1 – Keanu Neal vs Cody Fleener 

Coming off a knee injury, the sAints will test Neal  often and early. Look for the sAints to split RBs out wide and force Keanu to test out that knee. 

2 – Deion Jones return home to Louisiana Super Dump (excuse me Super Dome)  will be an exciting one for him. sAints love to get RBs in space and attack the middle of the field. Deion Jones is the key to this game. 

Drew Brees is a master manipulater. His accuracy is second to none….. If Jones is not prepared. Brees will carve him up. Jones HAS TO HIS BEST DAY AS A PRO. 

3 – Running game has to be on point. The sAints are in the Super Dome and it’s the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. The crowd will be nuts and you have to limit Drew Brees offensive opportunities. 

Falcons have to get Devonta Freeman Tevin Coleman going early. Keeping Drew Brees off the field, limiting their big play opportunities… Falcons should walk out the Super Dome in first place in the NFC South. 

What are your thoughts Sports Fanatics? 

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