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Posted: Friday, 06 September 2013 12:59PM

Who Dat Nation ready to get it on against hated Dirty Birds



Football is back!  The Saints open the regular season Sunday at noon, and the Who Dat Nation will have a not-so-warm welcome for the Atlanta Falcons when the Dirty Birds enter the Superdome.

Last year, Atlanta was the NFC's top seed.  With offensive firepower like wide receivers Roddy White and Julio Jones, future Hall of Famer tight end Tony Gonzales, and running back Steven Jackson, Who Dats on the streets of the CBD expect a high-scoring shootout.

"Definitely, I'm looking at around 30-33" New Orleans, one fan said.

"It's gonna be pretty close, they got a pretty good team" another said.  "Atlanta looks kind of strong, so it should be a good game."

Other fans are looking forward to a good old-fashioned Black & Gold blowout:

"The Saints are going to kick butt!  I'll be there cheering them on," one woman told us.

"I think they'll be going home with no feathers!" another joked.  "They're gonna get plucked!"

The Saints are 11-3 against the Falcons since Sean Payton arrived on the Black and Gold sideline in 2006.

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