The most critical game of the year begins. Thanks to a litany of embarrassing losses, just enough wins to keep things interesting and the inherent weakness of the NFC South, this Week 16 matchup between the Falcons and Saints could very well determine the winner of the division.
If this follows the established course of Falcons-Saints games in recent years, these two teams will battle down to the very end in a sloppy, close game. I'm hopeful the Falcons can win—I never, ever want them to lose to New Orleans—and if they do there's a good shot they win in Week 17 and make it to the playoffs. A loss here would knock them out of the hunt entirely.
Discuss the game below, and check out the information you need to be ready for Sunday.
Falcons vs. Saints Game Info
Game time: Sunday, December 21, 1 p.m. EST
Location: Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans, Louisiana
TV Channel: FOX
Radio: 92.9 the Game and 790 the Zone
Prediction: Falcons win by 3
The Competition: Canal Street Chronicles
Series Record: 48-43 in favor of the Falcons
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