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    More than half of New Orleans watched Saints-Falcons game, ratings show

    (Photo by Michael DeMocker, | The Times-Picayune)By Mike Scott, | The Times-PicayuneYour plate wasn't the only thing filled to overflowing over last week's Thanksgiving holiday. So was the New Orleans Saints bandwagon.According to ratings figures supplied by NBC Sports...
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    NFL 2018-19 Week 12 Falcons -- Saints Condensed Game Video

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    Sack 'em, stack 'em: Cam Jordan continues to rack up sacks and climb Saints' all-time list

    Advocate staff photo by SCOTT THRELKELDBy Rod Walker | The AdvocateCam Jordan didn't fire back with one of his usual quick-witted one-liners this time.The mention of the name of the late Will Smith, whom Jordan tied for fourth on the Saints' all-time career sacks list Thursday night...
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    'We're kind of like a Tesla:' What the Saints, Falcons said after N.O.'s Thanksgiving feast

    By NOLA.comSaints coach Sean Payton“I think that we are constantly talking about improvement or going the other way. I think that you can think it and you can want it and hope for it, but you have to, at some point, demonstrate it. And when you do that then there are actual moments where you...
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    Short week, big game plan: Austin Carr said Saints had 55 personnel groups ready for Atlanta

    (Photo by David Grunfeld, | The Times-Picayune)By Luke Johnson, | The Times-PicayuneThe day before his New Orleans Saints lined up against the Falcons on Thanksgiving night, coach Sean Payton was asked if he had the opportunity to catch the bonkers “Monday Night Football”...
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    Austin Carr: Saints had 55 different personnel groupings vs. Falcons

    (Sportwire Photo)By John Sigler | SaintswireNew Orleans Saints wide receiver Austin Carr played sparingly in his first year with the team, joining them after being waived by the New England Patriots as a rookie signee out of Northwestern. Now he’s scored two touchdowns in subsequent weeks...
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    Suddenly, the Saints' defense is so improved that Payton is 'comfortable' late with a lead

    (Photo: SCOTT CLAUSE/USA TODAY Network)By Glenn Guilbeau, USA TODAY NetworkNEW ORLEANS — The competition has been somewhat suspect as the New Orleans Saints' last three victims — Cincinnati (5-5), Philadelphia (4-6) and Atlanta (4-7) — do not appear to be playoff bound.But this is still...
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    Why didn’t Marshon Lattimore cover Julio Jones on Thursday?

    (Photo by Michael DeMocker, | The Times-Picayune)By Josh Katzenstein, | The Times-PicayuneNew Orleans Saints cornerback Marshon Lattimore versus Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones seemed to be an exciting matchup that would play out for many years.In the previous...
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    Saints snap counts vs. Falcons: Alex Anzalone plays season-high total

    (Photo by David Grunfeld, | The Times-Picayune)By Josh Katzenstein, | The Times-PicayuneNew Orleans Saints linebacker Alex Anzalone has made several key plays in recent weeks, and in Thursday’s win over the Atlanta Falcons, he played his most snaps of the 2018 season...
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    Just how absurd is the Saints offense? Here are 6 stats that you might not know

    The Advertiser-USA TODAY NETWORKDrew Brees and company are sawing their way through NFL defenses.By Charles R. McDonaldThe New Orleans Saints have been running roughshod through NFL defenses this season with arguably the most unstoppable offense in the NFL. Drew Brees is in line to...
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    Underhill: How Saints' run defense led the way in win over Falcons

    Advocate photo by MAX BECHERERBy Nick Underhill | The AdvocateBetween meetings at the Saints’ facilities on Airline Drive and the Wednesday evening walkthrough and subsequent meetings up the road at a hotel, defensive coordinator Dennis Allen was asked a question that’s troubled him for...
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    Falcons vs. Saints Week 12 Highlights | NFL 2018

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    Offense didn't match previous weeks, but Saints defense more than enough to roll past hated Falcons

    Advocate staff photo by SCOTT THRELKELDBy Scott Rabalais | The AdvocateMaybe it was the short week. Maybe it was a turkey-induced hangover.But after three straight games with a high-octane offense, scoring at least 45 points each against the Rams, Bengals and Eagles, the New Orleans...
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    Alvin Kamara eats up yards as New Orleans Saints devour Atlanta Falcons on Thanksgiving

    Advocate photo by MAX BECHERERBy Nathan Brown | The AdvocateWith the Atlanta Falcons well aware of the New Orleans’ potent aerial attack entering Thursday’s Thanksgiving matchup, Alvin Kamara punched them in the mouth from the start.The second-year tailback had taken a backseat the...
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    Saints ground Falcons' attack to earn 10th straight win

    By Herbie Teope - Around the NFL Writer | NFL.comThe New Orleans Saints (10-1) tightened their grip on the NFC South by picking up their 10th straight win in a 31-17 victory over the Atlanta Falcons (4-7) on Thanksgiving Night. Here's what we learned from the game:1. Saints cornerback...
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    Drew Brees, Saints win 10th straight and eliminate Falcons in NFC South

    (Photo: Derick E. Hingle, USA TODAY Sports)AP | USA TODAYNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Drew Brees threw four touchdown passes to inexperienced receivers and the New Orleans Saints won their 10th straight game Thursday night with a 31-17 victory over Atlanta that eliminated the Falcons from contention...
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    Saints defense feasts on Falcons, leads way in Thanksgiving night victory

    Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTONBy Rod Walker | The AdvocateThe NFL's top scoring offense didn't light up the scoreboard Thursday night in quite the record-setting pace it had done the past three weeks. Drew Brees and company didn't have to.The Saints' defense had their back...
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    With Saints' WR corps depleted, Drew Brees throws 4 TD passes to undrafted players

    By Mike Triplett | ESPN Staff Writer NEW ORLEANS -- Who was Dat?!Quarterback Drew Brees threw four touchdown passes to four different undrafted players on Thursday night as the New Orleans Saints beat the rival Atlanta Falcons 31-17 for their 10th straight victory.The Saints are the first...
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    6 takeaways from the Saints' best defensive effort of season vs. Falcons

    Photo by David Grunfeld, | The Times-PicayuneBy Jeff Duncan | | The Times-PicayuneThe New Orleans Saints recorded their 10th consecutive win on Thursday night (Nov. 22), celebrating Thanksgiving with a 31-17 rout of the archrival Atlanta Falcons at the Mercedes-Benz...
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    Saints defense stands strong in Thanksgiving win vs Falcons

    By Luke Johnson, | The Times-PicayuneOne last desperate Atlanta Falcons gasp remained when Calvin Ridley caught a crossing pattern deep in New Orleans Saints territory and raced toward the goal line.The rookie receiver had a lead on reigning Defensive Rookie of the Year Marshon...
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