Falcons ticked with Saints for posing on their logo

Former Falcons defensive line coach Bill Johnson posing with some of the Saints on the Falcons logo after Monday Night's game.

Former Falcons defensive line coach Bill Johnson posing with some of the Saints on the Falcons logo after Monday Night's game.

The Falcons are ticked off about the Saints posing for pictures on the team’s logo.

Also, Saints defensive end Remi Ayodele told CBSSportsline’s Pete Prisco that he urinated on the Falcons’ logo.

The Saints were celebrating after beating the Falcons 17-14  and securing a spot in the playoffs.

After the game, the Falcons were unaware of the Saints celebration. The team didn’t practice on Tuesday or Wednesday.

However, one team official, did speak with NewOrleans.com’s Brian Allee-Walsh about the Saints’ celebration.

“Believe me, that didn’t go unnoticed, not just by our players and coaches but by our owner (Arthur Blank) and front office people,” the Falcons’ official said. “It did not go unnoticed and it will be remembered.”

Ironically, if the playoffs break a certain way, the Saints could return to the Georgia Dome for a divisional round playoff game.

In order for the Saints and Falcons to have a rematch at the Georgia Dome, the Falcons need to beat Carolina to secure the top seed. The Saints would then have to beat the NFC West winner in the wildcard round to get a return visit to the Georgia Dome.

–D. Orlando Ledbetter

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This Gets Old!

December 29th, 2010
12:44 pm

They’re [Saints] are a reflection of their coach – childish and silly. All of the little “kiss my ring” bull. Only thing worse would be losing to them again in January.

Hoop235

December 29th, 2010
12:45 pm

Reid Adair

December 29th, 2010
12:46 pm

The Falcons should be offended. Going back out on the field to stomp around on the logo and take pictures is disrespectful. One Saints team “official” said they wanted to “leave their mark on the logo.”

I don’t even get into what Remi Ayodele said he did on the logo – and I don’t believe for a minute that he was misquoted. He would have said, “we,” instead of, “I.”

But, hey, that’s OK. If they want to celebrate being the No. 5 seed and being on the road for the entire playoffs like they would a Super Bowl, that’s on them.

Maybe they’ll get lucky and get back to the Dome in the playoffs.

Hoop235

December 29th, 2010
12:49 pm

Darn!!
The next time these two teams meet, I don’t think the Aint’s will have any anything to celebrate.
I beleive the offense kept things simple for a reason, they knew they would met agin with a lot more at stake the next time. Falcons are doing great. Keep up the good work guys!!!!

waynester

December 29th, 2010
12:51 pm

Dear Falcons
Please don’t comment or respond to this obvious provocation. Just win next time we play these guys and all the talk will end. Just win, baby!

sylvia howard

December 29th, 2010
12:59 pm

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sylvia howard

December 29th, 2010
1:00 pm

i agree the falcons just need to keep playing because we are above being childish.

Tallcarl

December 29th, 2010
1:01 pm

I hope they do get to come back so our Falcons can spank that butt. I also hope the league fines the payers for the urine thing as that is nasty and not a good image for the NFL. Every dog has his day, one way or the other.

Falcons73

December 29th, 2010
1:02 pm

It’s pretty classless and really disgraceful if what they reported was correct. There is something to be said about handling yourself with a sense of respect no matter what profession you are involved (or work in). They just added a bit of additional fuel to the Falcons fire when the Saints come back to the Atlanta (for there playoff match up).

scott

December 29th, 2010
1:02 pm

Typical New Orleans… Just happy that a win Sunday will likely allow me to see the rematch in my seat in the Ga. Dome. Go falcons.

Vincep

December 29th, 2010
1:03 pm

We will be back! Who Dat!

Bird Dog

December 29th, 2010
1:04 pm

Typical behavior from low class idiots. The Saints and their fans mirror one another. What do you expect from morons that live in a city built below sea level.

D. Orlando Ledbetter

December 29th, 2010
1:06 pm

Now if the Remi dude did in fact urinate on the emblem, shouldn’t he be arrested for incident exposure or public indecency if the Saints have to return to the Georgia Dome?

Fish Bisch

December 29th, 2010
1:06 pm

Remi just that he was back in the super dome during katrina because everyone was peeing and pooping on the new orleans field back then.

Freshmaker

December 29th, 2010
1:08 pm

Yeah DOL, how do you even do that, with all of those people around? Even 30 minutes after the game ended there were still hundreds of people in there…

JR1967

December 29th, 2010
1:08 pm

Here’s a “novel” solution: Learn how to win an important game and NEVER punt the ball with around 2-3 minutes left in the game!

Put up or shut up

December 29th, 2010
1:08 pm

If the Falcons didn’t want to be “disrespected” they should have earned some respect by winning the frigging game!

NoFanofGeaux

December 29th, 2010
1:09 pm

You got that right ATL FAN! He should have finished the job though! Maybe next time?!!!

Paul H

December 29th, 2010
1:10 pm

Who Saint, so this is the thanks we get for housing 1000s of Katrina victims who didn’t have homes after the hurricane. CLASSY. Have fun having to play in round 1 while we wait for the rematch here and we’ll see who’s dancing then CLOWN.

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jerry royster

December 29th, 2010
1:12 pm

SAINT and all your trashy buddies, you S*CK IT. new orleans is the butt hole of the united states

HowBoutDemBirds!

December 29th, 2010
1:13 pm

Remi Ayodele should be fined severely for that statement. Aside from the legalities, what he stated is not a justifiable action from a player, is extremely ignorant, and should not be tolerated. True, or just a joke, it was very crude and I hope Goodell look into this. There is a difference in a friendly rivalry, and taking things too far. The picture does not bother me, but to state that he urinated… that takes it to another level.

NoFanofGeaux

December 29th, 2010
1:13 pm

Hey SAINT, maybe your family will be wiped out by the next one LMAO!

Steve Bartkowski

December 29th, 2010
1:14 pm

I think someone is going to get their head turned in over this. Post that on the bulletin board and keep our mouths shut. We need to pose on our own logo should we end up getting the rubber match with them….or just wait and pose in Dallas with our ring!!!

Once "Recent" Reader

December 29th, 2010
1:14 pm

How did the Falcons celebrate their 3 point win over the Saints in the Dome? Was there any similar activity? As a Pats fan since childhood (but big Falcon fan since Gritz-Blitz), I don’t remember the Patriots acting this way after they one their first SB. They usually did their talking on the field. I guess that is an indication of the Coach. So like him or not, Belichik really instills an attitude on the team that usually keeps them from this silly stuff that provides Locker Room fodder. I guess the Saints are really confident about being able to beat the Falcs a third time if it happens . . ..as they don’t seem to care about getting the Atlanta fans/team riled up.

sknfan

December 29th, 2010
1:14 pm

Does that surprise anyone? The urinating thing I mean. Look at what kind of city these players are from. NO is a cespool of garbage, disease and filth.

rm

December 29th, 2010
1:15 pm

no falcon ragged NO about Katrina. Good lord you are sensitive. Feeling entitled much??? You are just making excused because you have no capability to think rationaly. Its not your fault…you were just brought up that way, right?

jc_dawgs

December 29th, 2010
1:15 pm

be careful be careful be careful!!! This is the kind of thing where brawls occur on the field before the game starts. Players can get ejected for 1 or more games. I’d hate to lose Roddy White before the game even starts.

Are you serious?….Urinating on our logo?

That is definitely asking for it!

HowBoutDemBirds!

December 29th, 2010
1:15 pm

Just googled it… his exact quote is “I p!ssed on the Falcons logo”.
Forget a fine, he need to be suspended for the rest of the season… which shouldn’t be long.

kitcho

December 29th, 2010
1:17 pm

give me a break! this is so freakin stupid! they just took a picture for christ sake. and yes, i am a die hard falcon fan.

tootrue

December 29th, 2010
1:20 pm

Let see which was the more classy win….hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm don’t remember Atlanta taking a picture after their win in their house……….I think think they wrote the final ending to this story better hope they don’t have to come back…….hey maybe Peyton can share some medication they give out over their…now squinch those lips Peyton

quarktriplet

December 29th, 2010
1:20 pm

All that I know is that it has become very sad indeed to have pathetic, loser organizations like the Falcons and the Saints being mentioned for anything other than their years of losing. I guess this is what happens when class organizations like the Cowboys and the Redskins are bought out by money grubbing egomaniacs who do not know a thing about fielding a team. The Eagles have a felon at a qb, the 49ers are beyond confused and Eli Manning is well… Eli Manning. This leaves a vaccuum at the top for the likes of the Falcons and the Saints. At least the AFC is in order with proper teams such as the Steelers, Patriots and Ravens. It doesn’t really matter whether the Saints or the Falcons take their loser teams to the Super Bowl. Neither of them will beat either of the three aforementioned AFC teams. Just the way that it is.

Snake Doc

December 29th, 2010
1:20 pm

If you would have won the game they wouldn’t be posing now would they?

jc_dawgs

December 29th, 2010
1:22 pm

1 more thing….Are there 24 hr cameras inside the dome? What if it is true and a youtube video were to show up showing Ayodele urinating on the logo?

This really crosses the line. If these 2 teams play in the dome in a few weeks…the refs and Goodell are going to have a big big problem on there hands.

Hey Saint

December 29th, 2010
1:23 pm

The joke is still on you SAINT, Your team is still in SECOND PLACE behind the FIRST PLACE FALCONS!!!!!!!

New Orleans sAINTS

December 29th, 2010
1:24 pm

The Remi dude set a great example for the National Football League.

Falcan Fan

December 29th, 2010
1:24 pm

The Aint will never have any class! They are class-less.

Chris

December 29th, 2010
1:24 pm

Stay classy New Orleans!

Alex

December 29th, 2010
1:24 pm

Teams have done this sort of thing all the time for personal memorabilia.(in the Saints Linebacker meeting rooms there are similiar photos and one from this year in Dallas on Turkey day…the Steelers did it in the playoffs in 1975 ..the Niners did it in Dallas in 1981-2 season after the “Hail Mary” pass…
All I can say is Roddy White should have never open his big mouth and disrespected the Saints and the city of N.O….gave the Saints more of a reason to take photos…

NoFanofGeaux

December 29th, 2010
1:24 pm

Hey SNAKE DOC, theres always hope for another Katrina, maybe the job will get completed next time ; )

Pass The Egg Nog

December 29th, 2010
1:24 pm

Classless just like their fans..none of this matters though. Just win in January and the Saints and their fans will go away. Just Win, Baby!! Bye Bye ‘Aints!!

Snake Doc

December 29th, 2010
1:24 pm

The NFL needs to investigate and if true, suspend and fine the pi$$er

gadawgs

December 29th, 2010
1:25 pm

I was at the game and I was still in the stands when they came out of the tunnel and took their pictures. Thought it was classless and yes I hope we do remember it when they come back. Also, if Ayodele did urinate on the logo he should not be to proud of it because being a black man you would think more people would have noticed. We may have to nickname him stubby from this point on.

Tripple Lindy

December 29th, 2010
1:26 pm

D Led, if there’s evidence, video or physical, the APD should indeed arrest Ayodele’s sorry self the moment he steps of the charter flight at hartsfield and charge him with indecent exposure and defacing property. I’m not sure, but does anyone know if indecent exposure in georgia puts the perp on a sex offenders’ list? That’d be even better.

Snake Doc

December 29th, 2010
1:26 pm

Wipe the Chocol…. I mean $h!tty city off the map!

Alex

December 29th, 2010
1:27 pm

I remind Atlana fans to better just focus on Carolina..the Saints just game them and the rest of the NFL a blue print to beat you guys minus the two turnovers by Brees.

THE REALITY IS

December 29th, 2010
1:27 pm

Everyone feels sorry for N.O. and that garbage city. Everyone knows it is a giant armpit and an embarrassment to the whole country.

NoFanofGeaux

December 29th, 2010
1:27 pm

Geaux Katrina 2!

falconfiend

December 29th, 2010
1:29 pm

That is what rivalry is all about. I went to the first game and took a picture of the saints emblem. AND after the falcons beat them in week 3 there was not even a soul in the stadium after the game.

Covers Dixie like the Dew

December 29th, 2010
1:29 pm

The Remi dude ia an
unfortunate segment of the populace.