Despite the fact that the New Orleans Saints and Atlanta Falcons have a combined 22-6 record, heading into Monday night's NFC Southern Division showdown, both teams may be underrated. Mike Triplett, of the Times-Picayune, has the story, below.

The New Orleans Saints and the Atlanta Falcons at the Georgia Dome on November 17, 2002 in Atlanta, Georgia. The Falcons defeated the Saints 24-17.

Courtesy---Mike Triplett/Times-Picayune

ESPN analyst Ron Jaworski said he suggested during a production meeting this week that Monday night's game between the New Orleans Saints and Atlanta Falcons would be the best they've had all season.

At the same time, Jaworski conceded, these two NFC South rivals are "kind of the Rodney Dangerfields of the NFL" because neither is getting enough respect for what they've accomplish.