Three least winnable games for the Atlanta Falcons

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This rivalry game in recent years has been a toss-up for both teams. Depending on who’s hot at the time and who can get off the quickest start usually decides who comes out with the win, well not in this case.

The Atlanta Falcons have been horrible this season while the Saints have been playing excellent without their franchise quarterback Drew Brees. The Falcons are simply catching the Saints at the wrong time.

Drew Brees is back healthy and in his first game back against the Cardinals, all he did was throw for 373 yards and three touchdowns. Add in a healthy Alvin Kamara who is also coming off an injury and now the Falcons have to deal with the full complement of offensive weapons for the Saints.

You can’t forget about the Saints fifth-ranked defense consisting of players like Cameron Jordan, Eli Apple and Marshon Lattimore, who’s always ready to play and match-up with Julio Jones.

Sean Payton is also one of the best coaches in the NFL, a Super Bowl-winning coaching going up against a coach in Dan Quinn, who as we all know blew a 25-point lead in the Super Bowl.

If there is a place where the home field advantage can make a big difference, it’s definitely the Mercedes Benz Superdome. One big play by the Saints or one big mistake by the Falcons could turn that New Orleans crowd up like no other.