Saints Rise To The Occasion
The New Orleans Saints made a statement, on Monday Night, in defeating the Atlanta Falcons, 17-14. Jeff Duncan, of the Times-Picayune, has the story, below.
Justin Peelle #87 of the Atlanta Falcons goes up and over the tackle of Jabari Greer #33 of the New Orleans Saints during their game at the Georgia Dome on December 27, 2010 in Atlanta, Georgia.
"Rise Up" is the Atlanta Falcons' official slogan this season.
It's printed on the team's media credentials, inscribed on T-shirts throughout the Georgia Dome and even chanted by actor Samuel L. Jackson on a pregame video to stoke the home crowd before the opening kickoff.
The Saints rose up Monday night and made a statement.