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Preview: Atlanta Falcons (3-4) at New Orleans Saints (5-2)

SUNDAY, NOV. 7, 2021 // 1:00 PM ET // CAESARS SUPERDOME // REFEREE: ALEX KEMP

ON THE AIRWAVES

TV: FOX (1:00 PM ET): Kenny Albert, Jonathan Vilma, Sara Walsh (field reporter)
SIRIUS: 133 (Atl.), 83 (NO) | XM: 386 (Atl.), 225 (NO) | SXM App: 801 (Atl.), 822 (NO)

 

REGULAR-SEASON SERIES HISTORY

LEADER: Falcons lead all-time series, 52-51
STREAKS: Saints have won past 3
LAST GAME: 12/6/20: Saints 21 at Falcons 16
LAST GAME AT SITE: 11/22/20: Saints 24, Falcons 9

 

ATLANTA FALCONS   Leaders    NEW ORLEANS SAINTS

L 19-13 vs. Carolina LAST WEEK W 36-27 vs. Tampa Bay
Arthur Smith: 0-0 COACH VS. OPP. Sean Payton: 20-8
21.1/27.9 PTS. FOR/AGAINST 25.1/18.3
334.0 OFFENSE 305.9
Matt Ryan: 186-271-1,814-13-6-93.9 PASSING Trevor Siemian: 16-29-159-1-0-82.4
Cordarrelle Patterson: 64-268-4.2-2 RUSHING Alvin Kamara: 133-480-3.6-2
Kyle Pitts (R) (TE): 33-484-14.7-1 RECEIVING Alvin Kamara (RB): 28-256-9.1-4
358.3 DEFENSE 344.3
Three tied: 2 SACKS Tanoh Kpassagnon: 4
Jaylinn Hawkins: 2 INTs P.J. Williams: 3
-4 (6/10) TAKE/GIVE +7 (13/6)
Dustin Colquitt: 41.3 (39.6) PUNTING (NET) Blake Gillikin: 49.6 (44.3)
Younghoe Koo: 50 (14/14 PAT; 12/13 FG) KICKING Brian Johnson (R): 19 (4/5 PAT; 5/5 FG)

 

FALCONS NOTES

• QB MATT RYAN has 3,856 pass yards (296.6 per game) & 21 TDs (20 pass, 1 rush) in 13 career starts at NO. Has 2+ TD passes & 95+ rating in 4 of his past 5 road starts. Aims for his 6th in row on road with 2+ TD passes. Ranks 8th all-time in pass yards (57,581) & 10th in pass TDs (360).

• RB CORDARELLE PATTERSON had 5 catches, 72 scrimmage yards (37 rec., 35 rush) & 15th career rec. TD in Week 8. Is 1 of 4 RBs (DERRICK HENRY, DARRELL HENDERSON & JONATHAN TAYLOR) with 7+ games (7) with 60+ scrimmage yards in 2021. Has 5+ receptions in 5 of his past 6. Aims for his 3rd in row with TD. RB MIKE DAVIS had 5 receptions & 66 scrimmage yards (44 rush, 22 rec.) last week. Has 60+ scrimmage yards in 2 of his 3 road games this season. Had 5 catches in his last game vs. NO (10/25/20 w/ Car.).

• TE KYLE PITTS (rookie) has 5+ catches & 70+ rec. yards in 2 of his 3 career road games. Ranks 2nd among rookies in rec. yards (484) & tied-4th in receptions (33). WR TAJAE SHARPE had season-high 5 catches for 58 rec. yards last week.

• LB DEION JONES had 14 tackles & FF in Week 8. Has 11+ tackles in 4 of his past 5 & aims for his 3rd in row on road with 12+ tackles. Had 10 tackles & FR in last meeting. LB FOYESADE OLUOKUN had career-high 16 tackles last week. Has 12+ tackles in 4 of his past 5 & aims for his 3rd in row on road with 13+ tackles. Had 13 tackles in last meeting. Oluokun (77) & Jones (72) are 1 of 2 LB teammates with 70+ tackles each in 2021.

 

SAINTS NOTES

• QB TREVOR SIEMIAN passed for 159 yards & TD vs. 0 INT for 82.4 rating last week. Has 5,540 pass yards & 29 TDs (28 pass, 1 rush) in 25 career starts.

• RB ALVIN KAMARA had 76 scrimmage yards (61 rush, 15 rec.) & 45th-career rush TD last week. Has 70+ scrimmage yards in 6 of his past 7 vs. Atl. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. Atl. with rush TD. Has 13 TDs (10 rush, 3 rec.) in his past 7 at home. Has rush TD in 4 of his past 5 vs. NFC South. Has 354 career receptions & can surpass ROGER CRAIG (358) for most by RB in 1st 5 seasons all-time. RB MARK INGRAM has 8 TDs (7 rush, 1 rec.) in his past 8 vs. Atl. & aims for his 9th in row vs. Atl. with 50+ scrimmage yards. Ranks 4th in rush yards (7,645) & 5th in rush TDs (63) since 2011.

• WR TRE’QUAN SMITH had 1st rec. TD of season last week, his 15th-career TD catch. Had rec. TD in last meeting.

• DE CAMERON JORDAN had sack & 12th-career FF last week. Aims for his 3rd in row with sack. Has 13 sacks & 14 TFL in his past 7 vs. Atl. & has 21 sacks in 20 career games vs. Atl. LB DEMARIO DAVIS has 3 sacks & 8 TFL in his past 5 vs. Atl. Aims for his 4th in row in 2021 & 6th in row vs. Atl. with TFL. DE TANOH KPASSAGNON aims for his 3rd in row with sack. S MALCOLM JENKINS had 2 PD last week. Has 6+ tackles in 5 of his past 6. CB P.J. WILLIAMS had 40-yard INT-TD last week, his 2nd-career TD. Had FR in last meeting. CB MARSHON LATTIMORE has 11 PD in 7 career games vs. Atl.

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