Video: Falcons return to practice aiming for Saints



D. Orlando Ledbetter of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports from practice on the NFC South showdown with M.V.P. candidate Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints.

–D. Orlando Ledbetter, The Atlanta Falcons beat blog

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Falcons_own_nfc_south

December 20th, 2011
6:25 pm

John Rocker

December 20th, 2011
6:25 pm

SouthGa

December 20th, 2011
7:06 pm

SeenThisB4

December 20th, 2011
7:30 pm

The falcant’s are no where near ready to take on the Saints!

Franklyspeaking

December 20th, 2011
7:38 pm

Falcons are 1.5 games behind in the division which does not equate to 1st place.

Ben

December 20th, 2011
8:04 pm

SeenthisB4, do I gotta beat you up again? Like last night.

hiramsaint

December 20th, 2011
8:36 pm

good thing for the saints that matty melt is the failclown qb ’cause his aim isn’t that good . another sweep of the failclowns on mnf!

Michael M.

December 20th, 2011
8:46 pm

This Falcons Team is ready, just bring it Aints !

Ben

December 20th, 2011
8:51 pm

HiramSaint, ANOTHER sweep? The Saints haven’t sweeped the Falcons since 09 in Ryan’s rookie season and he didn’t even play in that 2nd game in 09 between us. So the Saints have NEVER swept Ryan.

Ben

December 20th, 2011
8:51 pm

Excuse me, in Ryan’s 2nd season. He was a rookie in 08.

Ben

December 20th, 2011
8:53 pm

For some reason, Ryan seems more juiced, and more pumped when he plays the Saints in their Dome. He hears that “Who Dat” chant and it gets him riled up. Go watch some videos of Ryan when he plays in the StuperDome. His game face is on, and he goes to extreme heights to push his team forward. Last season when we beat you there, he put his body on the line multiple times to move the chains, or get that extra yard. Ryan’s a warrior and he won’t let you beat him twice. Expect him to have a big day vs that #28 ranked pass defense.

hiramsaint

December 20th, 2011
8:55 pm

‘09 really- you don’t even know your own qb -truly pitiful- mikey m- the game is in n.o.so the failclown must bring it. only problem is they never had it to begin with!

hiramsaint

December 20th, 2011
8:56 pm

his game face? is that the deer in the headlights i hear so much about?

Michael M.

December 20th, 2011
8:59 pm

We know where it is and after the Game is in the books you will know that Falcons are not the ones you played in years past.

hiramsaint

December 20th, 2011
9:57 pm

ooooooooooh – i’ve never heardthat one before- except every time we play

Michael M.

December 20th, 2011
10:00 pm

here ’s your playoff setups boys………………..

http://blogs.nfl.com/2011/12/20/week-16-playoff-scenarios/

later taters

SeenThisB4

December 20th, 2011
10:15 pm

I could have sworn Ryan let the pack beat the falcan’ts un conscience twice this year. Same way Ben beats his wife.

Ben

December 20th, 2011
10:42 pm

We beat the Packers the 1st time in the Dome. They beat us the 2nd.

Ben

December 20th, 2011
10:45 pm

All I have to say is Ryan is 42-20 as a starting QB in the NFL. Has more wins than any other QB in NFL history in their first 4 seasons. That’s all that matters. Wins. So far, he has 42 of them in his short, 4 year career. You do the math.

Ben

December 20th, 2011
10:46 pm

Ryan may not make the HOF based on stats or Super Bowl rings, but he will make it on his winning ways. He’ll get his ring before he hangs it up for the final time as a Falcon. Trust me. Ryan is plenty good enough and he finally has the pieces around him to make it work. When it is all said and done, Ryan will have a ring, he’ll be a HOFamer as well.

Ben

December 20th, 2011
10:49 pm

Saints just better hope their fat ass D-line that consists of the ultimate fat ass Shaun Rogers can get to Ryan. Will Smith is a fat ass too that gets tired after the first drive.

Uncle Rico

December 20th, 2011
10:59 pm

Uncle Rico says that the Falcons win & Ryan throws 4 TDs to White/Jones/Gonzales/Snelling…

Uncle Rico

December 20th, 2011
11:02 pm

Unless our own fat ass lineman get jammed into the backfield too often and Ryan doesnt have time to throw….which happens all the time!

Joe Tess Fish House

December 20th, 2011
11:13 pm

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KISS_DA_RING

December 20th, 2011
11:21 pm

Ryan has the most wins of any QB through his first four seasons, but there are a few QB’s out there who have more wins in those 4 seasons. I would rather have Tim Tebow than Matty Icedup again Ryan. Ryan will never make the HoF because he will never win the Super Bowl! You Falcants think we are a joke, but you will find out Monday night! 37-24 Saints all day!

DirtDawg

December 20th, 2011
11:30 pm

you all do nothin but fuss and cuss falcons will find way to win monday they that good now

saints will win south div do one n done so

falcons get wildcard chance beat cowboys then lose to Packers

none of yall teams can beat Packers

Ben

December 21st, 2011
12:00 am

Kiss_Da_Ring, Dan Marino never won a Super Bowl and he’s in the HOF. What’s your point?

1game@atime

December 21st, 2011
1:10 pm

Remember how people talked about the “Saints” being the “ain’ts” before they were good and before Brees and their Superbowl? Now we hear that from Saints fans about the “falcan’ts” Ok. We’ll give you that cause you’ll got the jewelry. We’ll take it in, because it’s really about “us” now. We control our own destiny. Falcons 28 Saints 21. Watch out for Cam next year. We will win the division. Can you say 2 game losing streak?

CGD..

December 21st, 2011
5:19 pm

Saints 56 Fal-cons 21…

2-6 last 8 games vs. the winners= pretenders…

Ice will melt again… A preview to their playoff run which will be short lived

falconsrus

December 21st, 2011
9:15 pm

WE gonna smack your lily flower heads rise up

JoFo

December 22nd, 2011
10:40 am

What do the BahaMen and the New Orleans sAINTS have in common? They both are “one hit wonders”! You know, “legends in their own minds”! LOL! :)

AlanFalcon

December 22nd, 2011
3:50 pm

Through all the hardships the Falcon fans have never had cause to put a PAPER BAG OVER THIER HEAD WITH FACIAL DRAWINGS so that family and friends wouldn’t know they were at a game.

Gordon

December 23rd, 2011
6:34 pm

Saints vs. Falcons is the best rivalry around!
Geaux Saints!

saintbim

December 24th, 2011
12:37 pm

paper bags? is that right up there with vacating the georgia dome in the third quarter. Saints win this and burst your tiny little bubble. theres nothing elite about ryan. Geaux Saints.