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Posted: Monday, 23 December 2013 6:17AM

Saints fans should root for the Falcons?



The Saints have still not clinched a playoff berth.  For the Black and Gold to get in with at least a wildcard, one of the three following things must happen:

1. The Saints beat the Bucs Sunday in the Superdome.

OR

2.  The 49ers lose to the Falcons tonight AND the 49ers lose to the Cardinals Sunday

OR

3.  The Cardinals lose to the 49ers Sunday


The Saints can still get the #2 seed and win the NFC South if the following happens:

1. Saints beat the Bucs Sunday

AND

2. The Falcons beat the Panthers.

Here are the details about the games that matter to the Saints chances:

Atlanta at San Francisco, 7:40 p.m. tonight
Carolina at Atlanta, 12 p.m. Sunday
San Francisco at Arizona, 3:25 p.m. Sunday
Tampa Bay at New Orleans, 3:25 p.m. Sunday

So, Saints fans find themselves in a strange position of wanting the rival Falcons to win two games in a row.

Go Falcons?

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