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The New Orleans Saints and the Atlanta Falcons are opening their 2022 seasons against one another at 1 p.m. ET on Sunday at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. New Orleans was not at the top of the league last season, but they wrapped up the year with a winning record of 9-8. Meanwhile, last year was nothing to brag about for Atlanta (7-10), so the team is looking forward to a new start.
A pair of last-season offensive stats to keep in the back of your head while watching: The Saints ranked worst with respect to passing yards per game last season, where the squad accrued only 202.2 on average. Atlanta experienced some struggles of their own as they were second worst when it came to rushing yards per game last year, with the team coming up with only 85.4 on average. It’s possible one of these Achilles’ heels will wind up tripping the losing team up.
New Orleans has the odds in their favor, so they’ll need to guard against complacency. A victory is hardly a sure thing, especially this early in the season, so expect a good game.
“Your heart rate come down yet?”
“My heart rate was smooth the whole way,” – Jameis pic.twitter.com/fwlx01HedO
“The man is here”@God_Son80 when he saw @Jaboowins walk in the press conference room pic.twitter.com/M9wgY998Z1
Anyone hungry? pic.twitter.com/fU9vyfolfh
“Big time players make big time plays,” @God_Son80 on @Jaboowins and @Cantguardmike on the final drive pic.twitter.com/eR2xdM88DZ
“It’s a good win,” – Jarvis pic.twitter.com/ViKdVwWfNt
Anyone hungry? pic.twitter.com/0DQitImGQA
File this under things you love to see.#Saints | @God_Son80 pic.twitter.com/EZZhG56j9A
Demario with shout outs to @petewerner23 @Jaboowins @Cantguardmike pic.twitter.com/fxekFAzTgd
Demario on the win pic.twitter.com/FBb9Y5Q4vN
All Rise. pic.twitter.com/dvBqJEJGW7
Demario speaking with the media https://t.co/9cRsSqGUrB
SQUUADDD HAD MY BYKE!!! WHO DAT BOYZZZ FOR THE DUB!!!!
GOD WINSSSS!!!!! https://t.co/pEAWo5uJvd
Allen on the blocked kick to end the game pic.twitter.com/H5zYwaUCd8
“I hope they are all not like that”
“Enjoy the win but have tough skin tomorrow,”
Dennis Allen on today’s dramatic win pic.twitter.com/yWLUYTjS6K
Saints win on 51-yard field goal by Lutzhttps://t.co/IUmFUazwnq
When the Visitor becomes the landlord. pic.twitter.com/LL514AGduO
LIVE: Saints Postgame Show#Saints | @Verizon https://t.co/Pd6PU7q1vS
Pandemonium 🤯🤯🤯 pic.twitter.com/89w0Qh03Xt
RETURN TO SENDER. pic.twitter.com/79kXF1X90y
THE KICK IS BLOCKED!!!!!!!!!!
📺 FOX pic.twitter.com/pjEpVDB5NJ
LUTZ GIVES US THE LEAD!!!https://t.co/Js0H5rms7D pic.twitter.com/VIJji9QqbN
LUTZ’S KICK IS GOOOOOOOOOOD!#SAINTS TAKE THE LEAD | @OchsnerHealth pic.twitter.com/XM4p8YvO3S
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