Their Week 12 loss in Los Angeles that snapped the streak was followed by a home matchup against Carolina.
Can the Falcons contain running back Todd Gurley, a bona fide MVP candidate? This is the best Saints team I've ever seen even better than the Super Bowl team in my opinion. It's a playoff game against a divisional rival.
"You can't be more happy about the way we played in terms of how we finished", said Jordan, the All-Pro defensive end.
The Panthers got another chance after Adams interception, but once again the Saints' defense held.
According to official National Football League rules, the "pocket" is defined as the horizontal space between offensive tackles. The 9-7 Bills sneaked into the postseason last Sunday when the Ravens lost to the Bengals on a touchdown pass by Andy Dalton to Tyler Boyd. He tried to make a larger-than-life play. There's only one on this team.
The weekend's finale features an NFC South matchup, the third this season between the Saints and Panthers, in New Orleans. But when Panthers safety Kurt Coleman cheated down on Saints receiver Michael Thomas, Saints quarterback Drew Brees adjusted and knew Ginn would be able to burn past cornerback James Bradberry.
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But #BillsMafia never disappoints, and they were loud in Jacksonville despite it being an away game all the way down the coast. Their season was riding on Tyrod Taylor , who needed to drive 63 yards down the field for a touchdown to even the score at 10.
Ginn, a former Panthers receiver, celebrated the sweep of his former team by holding up a broom in the locker room. Brees is still athletic as ever and if I was his agent when I was negotiating with Saints GM Mickey Loomis I'd just play that play on a loop for 10 minutes and say, "Drew wants his money". Matt Ryan passed for 218 yards and hit Julio Jones for an 8-yard touchdown with 5:48 to play to lead the defending NFC champion Falcons (11-6) past the Los Angeles Rams 26-13 in the wild-card round.
The Saints rushed for only 41 yards, their lowest total of the season, against the Panthers and about 100 yards fewer than they ran for in the two previous regular-season victories over Carolina. "We did everything the right way". Would I have punted and forced Carolina to go 90 yards with no timeouts? Does it change my mind-set going into the game? No. "This is 2017. That's a long time ago". "If you're rushing five, six, seven yards a carry, it becomes easier". And it probably means you're playing good defense because you're not in a position where you have to throw the ball or get big chunks [of yardage].
'I just have to be better. And I think what we've proved is that we can beat you in a lot of different ways. The Falcons closed as an average of plus-210 on the money line around Vegas after I saw them as high as plus-260 at the South Point on Thursday.
Just a quarterback running for his life, injured and desperate for some help, which he'd been promised in the months leading up to what was supposed to be a transformative season in Carolina.
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Outsource medical decisions during games to athletic trainers and physicians who are not beholden to the league or any of its teams.