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thetigerman
LSU Fan
Member since Sep 2006
1567 posts

How good is this rivalry?


The New Orleans Saints and the Atlanta Falcons. Linked by geography forever and conference division for decades. It may never be Packers-Bears, but I do feel this has become one of the NFLs greatest rivalries.








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Brettesaurus Rex
New Orleans Saints Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Dec 2009
21880 posts

re: How good is this rivalry?


It's a great rivalry, but the W-L doesn't really show it. Nearly every one of our games is decided by 4 points or less.

So really it's perfect. Awesome, dramatic games against a team we hate that we almost always win






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SEClint
New Orleans Saints Fan
Sunnyvale Trailer Park
Member since Nov 2006
4466 posts

re: How good is this rivalry?


It's good for us recently





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Kafka
New Orleans Saints Fan
Remembering The Alamo
Member since Jul 2007
70955 posts

re: How good is this rivalry?


It's a nice rivalry of two rival cities (too bad Houston and NO aren't in the same division). It will never be Bears-Packers, but a few great high profile games could make it Cowboys-Redskins





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Noplacelikehome
USA Fan
Member since Oct 2010
1760 posts

re: How good is this rivalry?


quote:

It's a great rivalry, but the W-L doesn't really show it.

In the 10 years before Brees and Payton the Falcons had won 14 of 20. Since then it has been Saints winning 13 of 16. Over all the Falcons lead the series 47-43. I would say that is a damn good rivalry.






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