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By Brendan Boylan
The New Orleans Saints (9-2) head to Atlanta, GA for an NFC South battle with the Atlanta Falcons(4-7) for the second time this season. The two teams met just two weeks ago where the Saints were victorious by the final score of 24-9. Below are three things to watch in the second matchup of the season between the heated rivals.
New Orleans can clinch a Playoff Berth
At 9-2 heading into Week 13, the New Orleans Saints can become the first team in the NFL to clinch a playoff berth into the 2020 playoffs. Last season, on Thanksgiving, the Saints clinched a playoff berth defeating the Atlanta Falcons inside Mercedes-Benz Stadium, the same venue that will host the 104th meeting between the division rivals.
The Saints cannot clinch a playoff berth with just a victory; they will need help from other NFC teams. New Orleans would clinch a playoff spot with a win and a Chicago loss to Detroit in the most straightforward scenario. However, the Saints can also tie and clinch a spot with various results from around the league. ...
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