Atlanta Falcons vs. New Orleans Saints: Full game preview

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Oct 11, 2015; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White (84) runs against Washington Redskins defensive back Will Blackmon (41) after a catch during the second half at the Georgia Dome. The Falcons defeated the Redskins 25-19 in overtime. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports

Who to watch

Roddy White

Roddy White has been quiet this season. In the past four games, he’s made just four receptions for 31 yards. With Jones and Hankerson struggling with injuries, his role could increase.

Can he step up and make some plays like he did in the season opener, the last time the Falcons were on primetime? That night, he made four receptions for 84 yards.

Julio Jones

How is that hamstring holding up? If he’s limited in any way, will the Falcons continue to risk him or limit his snaps? If he can move well, the Saints defense could be in for a long night.

Along with Hankerson, the Falcons need the wide receivers to get healthy because they will need to play a big role in this game.

O’Brien Schofield

O’Brien Schofield has been an excellent addition on defense, and his ability to stop the run and rush the passer will be important in this game. He will play a big role in stopping Mark Ingram and pressuring Brees.

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