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1-1, 1st in NFC South
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6hNFL Vegas Experts

MNF: How to bet Atlanta-New Orleans

Where does the betting value lie in the Atlanta-New Orleans Week 3 matchup? ESPN Chalk experts provide against-the-spread and over/under advice.

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15hVaughn McClure

Falcons looking to fix 'embarrassing' pass rush

The Atlanta Falcons defense is embarrassed by their lack of pass rush in the first two games, as the Falcons only have one sack thus far this season.

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Falcons' improved offense has a good chance against Saints (0:59)

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Falcons coach Dan Quinn said Keanu Neal (knee) will make his debut Monday night. Neal won't play all the plays, Quinn said. DeVondre Campbell (ankle) is out.

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Julio Jones said he's playing Monday night.

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Julio Jones will be listed as questionable but expected to play Monday night.

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Julio Jones (kneeling) back with a helmet today at practice coming off calf injury. Expected to have limited participation today but looked good running across and catching passes in the red zone. Dan Quinn said Jones will play Monday night vs. Saints barring last-minute setback.

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Trufant sometimes shadows

Desmond Trufant has consistently been one of the league's top cover corners the past few seasons, but what has not been consistent is his usage. That's changed, as it's now clear that Trufant has shifted into a part-time shadow corner, Shadow report (Insider)

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Falcons announce they have re-signed RB Terron Ward to the practice squad while waiving RB Blake Sims, the former Alabama QB and a Georgia native. Ward was waived from 53-man roster earlier this week to make room for LB O'Brien Schofield.

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Saints in "must-win" game

Three of the past five matchups between Atlanta and New Orleans have been decided by four points or less, so you can almost always expect a competitive battle between these NFC South rivals. ESPN's FPI give the Saints a 61 percent chance to win on Monday night. Week 3 predictions (Insider)

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Falcons' full injury report from today. Change of status from Thursday to Friday indicated in yellow.

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"You have other guys who have made plays. It makes it easier." Kyle Shanahan said of spreading the ball around and giving Julio Jones some help.

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Is there an obvious choice among Atlanta RBs? (1:41)

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Julio Jones with his new shoes. We will see if he's good as gold Monday coming off calf injury.

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Can Matt Ryan continue to surprise? (0:35)

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Falcons coach Dan Quinn said he still believes Julio Jones (calf) is on track to play Monday night unless there is a late setback, which Quinn doesn't anticipate.

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Falcons coach Dan Quinn also said strong safety Keanu Neal (knee) will have full participation in practice today. Positive sign for the rookie making his debut Monday night.

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Falcons coach said Julio Jones (calf) will be out of practice again today.

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Week 3: Falcons-Saints will be a great rivalry game (0:48)

Team Stats

Passing Yards355.51st
Rushing Yards95.517th
Points For29.5Tied-6th
Points Against29.527th

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