Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons will prepare to take on Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints on Sunday at the Georgia Dome. Who will come out on top? Jason Horowitz is joined by NFL.com’s Pat Kirwan to break down this matchup.
New Orleans Saints news and notes from around the web. The team travels to Atlanta for an NFC South showdown against the Falcons on Sunday at the Georgia Dome.
The New Orleans Saints are planning a big event to raise awareness for Amyothrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and the Gleason Family Trust. Former New Orleans player Steve Gleason has been diagnosed with ALS. The Saints will host “Gleason Gras” at Champions Square from 11 a.m.-6 p.m., CT, on Nov. 27.
Ingram, the Saints No. 1 pick in the 2011 NFL Draft, suffered a bruised heel in a game against the Indianapolis Colts three weeks ago and hasn’t played or practiced since.
The average fan has an excuse, though. Sproles is listed as a generous 5-foot-6 and 190 pounds. Sproles physically looks more like the guy at the Saints practice facility who would pick up the equipment. Not the guy who throws it on every day.