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Andy Reid on Jamaal Charles: "He's getting closer. We've probably been overly cautious, but there's a chance he'll be out there this week."

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Julio Jones good to go tonight coming off calf injury. Jones not overlooking the Saints' depleted secondary. "If you go into a fight just expecting, 'Oh, I'm going to whip this guy,' you're going to get beat," Jones said.

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Matt Ryan getting warmed up. The Falcons QB has the highest passing yards per game average at the Superdome of anyone, including Drew Brees, at 317.1, according to ESPN Stats and Info.

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

It's Patriots week in Buffalo, and Rex Ryan delivered for the cameras again Monday with an impersonation of Bill Belichick.

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Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Falcons 1st round pick Keanu Neal will make his debut tonight following a preseason knee scope. Dan Quinn said if Neal starts at strong safety, it will depend on what package the defense starts in. "But he'll play a lot," Quinn said. Neal should help with some of the tackling issues.

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Dan Quinn having a pregame chat with ESPN's Lisa Salters. Quinn hopes his team plays with discipline in what is sure to be a hostile environment. Procedural penalties have been an issue.

Sheil Kapadia ESPN Writer 

Pete Carroll on Russell Wilson: "What he has, a lot of guys play with." Carroll says the training staff knows how to manage the MCL sprain. Sounds more optimistic than this morning about Wilson's chances for playing.

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Falcons secondary coach Marquand Manuel trying to get one up on the players in terms of style points.

Sheil Kapadia ESPN Writer 

Asked if he expects Russell Wilson to play Sunday, Pete Carroll said, "Yes." He expects Wilson to practice Wednesday, and they'll monitor him throughout the week.

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Two former 49ers in ESPN's Steve Young and Falcons linebackers coach Jeff Ulbrich. By the way, Young said he wants to see the Falcons use Matt Ryan in the shotgun and up-tempo rather than the rollouts, bootlegs.