Off, from west jones...- at 7 p-m friday.- - since sean payton's arrival in- new orleans, back in 2006... th- saints have flipped the all-- time series with the atlanta- falcons, on its head... having- won 18 of 27 head-to-head - meetings... during that stretch- and only twice have the black - and gold been swept by the- dirty birds... compared to the- seven times new orleans has - given them the same treatment.- so at the risk of re-living the- nightmare that was a 26-9 loss,- in- week 10... survey says the- saints have a lot more than a - puncher's - chance... at exacting their - revenge, here in week 13.
- the secret formula is - complimentary football... and - protecting drew brees... at all- costs.- - "no, i don't.
It doesn't hurt - that they beat us - in our house.
It's the most - important game cause it's the - next game.
Is that - - - - what you want?
We're - gunning - we're gunning for - thursday."- "it wasn't too long ago,- obviously.
They got - after us a little bit with the- pass rush.
We were not very - balanced offensively.
- - - - we didn't run the ball that man- times.
We didn't run it as- effectively as i know - we can.
And so, i think any tim- we take the field - regardless- of who the opponent - is - man, we want to be - balanced."- this marks just the third time- during the coach payton era...- that- the saints