week 12

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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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    Saints defense stands strong in Thanksgiving win vs Falcons

    By Luke Johnson, NOLA.com | 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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    Saints-Falcons inactives: Davenport dressing out, Tre'Quan Smith inactive

    Marcus Davenport - Sportswire PhotoBy John Sigler | SaintswireThe New Orleans Saints officially activated star pass rusher Marcus Davenport after he was held out three games with a toe injury, but other players will sit out against the Atlanta Falcons. Here’s what we know.From the Saints...
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    Saints rookies Smith, Davenport questionable for Thursday; Atlanta’s Deion Jones ruled out

    (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)By Luke Johnson, NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneA pair of key New Orleans Saints rookies were ruled as questionable to play against the Falcons Thursday (Nov. 22), and one important Falcons defender was ruled out.Saints receiver...
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    Falcons hope to slow white-hot Drew Brees, Saints' top-scoring offense

    (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)By: D. Orlando Ledbetter, The Atlanta Journal-ConstitutionFLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees is torching any defense that jumps in front of him.The Falcons (4-6) are set to face Brees and the...
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    Saints excited for rare Thanksgiving game vs. Falcons

    (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)By Josh Katzenstein, NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneThe New Orleans Saints will host their first ever Thanksgiving game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome this Thursday.For most players on the team, this will be their first time ever...
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    Drew Brees: "We're just focused on staying in the moment" | Week 12 Post-Practice

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    Marshon Lattimore: "Communication has to be a priority" | Week 12 Post-Practice

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    Eli Apple: "It's going to be a great challenge for us" | Week 12 Post-Practice

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    P.J. Williams: "We're definitely improving every week" | Week 12 Post-Practice

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    Afternoon Wrap: New Orleans Saints vs Atlanta Falcons Preview

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    Improved New Orleans Saints secondary will be tested by Atlanta passing attack

    John DeShazier | Senior Writer - NewOrleansSaints.comPartly new and undoubtedly improved, the New Orleans Saints secondary will take a second swing at Atlanta quarterback Matt Ryan and his productive trio of receivers Thursday night in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.This time, it’ll be seeking...
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    Next up: New Orleans Saints vs. Atlanta Falcons, Thanksgiving edition

    (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)By Luke Johnson, NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneFor the first time ever, New Orleanians will get a chance to spend Thanksgiving with the Saints in the Superdome.New Orleans is playing its second-ever Thanksgiving day game, and...
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    Saints stay at the top of NFL power rankings

    USA Today PhotoBy John Sigler - Saintswire | USA TodayThe New Orleans Saints defended their throne well in Week 11, and even convinced a few holdouts that that Kansas City Chiefs were not a better team at the top of the class.USA TODAY 1. Saints (1) Post a seventh 40-burger, and they’ll...
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    Deion Jones may return against Saints

    Link to VideoBy Matt Winkeljohn, For the AJC | Atlanta Journal ConstitutionFLOWERY BRANCH — Deion Jones wasn’t in a talking mood, but he relented Monday for 57 seconds to let you know that if he does return to playing football Thursday night when the Falcons play the Saints...
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    Stuff 'em, smoke 'em, fry 'em: How to take out your Saintsgiving aggression on the holiday bird

    Chef Isaac Toups' smoked turkey legs. Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneBy Ann Maloney | NOLA.comSaintsgiving brings together two bird-centric happenings: the New Orleans Saints meet their archenemies, the Atlanta Falcons, in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, and we meet up...
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    Falcons focused on rebounding against streaking Saints

    By D. Orlando Ledbetter, The Atlanta Journal-ConstitutionFLOWERY BRANCH —The Saints have the Falcons full attention.After suffering a devastating loss to the Dallas Cowboys as time expired on Sunday, the Falcons were back at practice to get ready for the streaking New Orleans Saints, who...
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    Saints, Falcons estimate injury reports: Marcus Davenport returns

    By John Sigler | SaintswireThe New Orleans Saints and Atlanta Falcons rested on Monday given their short week before playing on Thursday, so their initial injury reports were estimates, not officially based on practice participation. Here’s who each team guesses would have been listed on the...
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