Below, Pat Yasinskas, of espn.com, lists five reason why the Saints/Falcons rivalry is huge.

Fans of the New Orleans Saints cheer against the Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium on December 19, 2010 in Baltimore, Maryland. The Ravens defeated the Saints 30-24.

Courtesy---Pat Yasinskas/espn.com

Let’s step beyond the obvious -- implications on the NFC South race, home-field advantage throughout the playoffs and bragging rights -- and look at five more reasons the "Monday Night Football" game between the New Orleans Saints and Atlanta Falcons is huge.

http://espn.go.com/blog/nfcsouth/post/_/id/16935/page/MNF/five-reasons-why-saintsfalcons-are-huge