Battle for the NFC South: Saints vs. Falcons | First Take

Battle for the NFC South: Saints vs. Falcons | First Take

Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and Damien Woody weigh in on whether the New Orleans Saints’ Week 13 matchup against the Atlanta Falcons is a must-win game for Drew Brees’ squad.
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50 Comments

  1. James Magee on December 8, 2019 at 7:13 pm

    Just tell the truth stop beating around the Bush and just say it, the Saints can not win with Drew Brees at quarterback the team is playing is flat, can not put together a long drive, can not score touch down in the Red zone, to many 3 and out putting pressure on the defense, will not scramble or run when play break down because his arm is not strong enough to throw down field



  2. RitualSine 94910 on December 8, 2019 at 7:13 pm

    Baltimore can beat San Francisco,Lamar Jackson and the offense is dominating this year and ik San Francisco got a elite defense but I think Lamar Jackson’s offense can tear them apart, on the defensive side, I see that Marcus peters has been gettin better ever since Los Angeles made that trade, he can make plays on defense and they also got earl thomas and the defensive lineman are rough but I’m more scared to play them then I am of the 49ers comin from a saints fan



  3. Seth5434 on December 8, 2019 at 7:13 pm

    i typically agree with stephens point but come on my brother the saints backup qb beat evrybodys mvp pick at seattle so please stop hating on the saints



  4. cornball corny yo dilly yo on December 8, 2019 at 7:18 pm

    why you talking about this matchup?



  5. R Poche on December 8, 2019 at 7:19 pm

    Saints literally lost 1 game at home this season, but ok.



  6. YoungAli on December 8, 2019 at 7:21 pm

    Did molly say cowboys 😭😭😭



  7. Chevycamaroboy on December 8, 2019 at 7:22 pm

    Ya’ll go stop counting the Saints out lol we can’t be stopped at home or away.



  8. zai green on December 8, 2019 at 7:25 pm

    This saints hate is getting ridiculous bro🤣🤦🏾‍♂️



  9. Phillip Walker on December 8, 2019 at 7:27 pm

    Max is right but SAS is wrong. Home field isn’t as important because we aren’t as good but truth be told the game slows down alot for the Saints on the road. The speed of the turf isn’t available to our opponents.



  10. Happy LakersFan on December 8, 2019 at 7:27 pm

    I’m literally scared playin the ravens and the saints dont get it twisted they will show up the saints are waiting for the playoffs at this point.



  11. Parker Gabriel on December 8, 2019 at 7:28 pm

    Stephen A is the definition of extra.



  12. Jetty McFly on December 8, 2019 at 7:30 pm

    “assuming san francisco beats baltimore on the road” -SAS 😂



  13. Ezzy on December 8, 2019 at 7:31 pm

    Ah typical first take segment. Last year when saints felt “unbeatable” at home dropped the home opener to the bucs where fitz put up 48 points and the following week almost beaten by the browns at home. These dudes just don’t have nothing better to talk about lol



  14. 504Diva on December 8, 2019 at 7:32 pm

    Constant negative talk. Keep that same energy when we beat your favs smh



  15. lorenzo joseph on December 8, 2019 at 7:34 pm

    All teams have been bad at home so…



  16. Public Enemy Number Uno on December 8, 2019 at 7:36 pm

    Nfc south is ours. Falcons not even in the picture for playoffs.



  17. Larry Mike on December 8, 2019 at 7:37 pm

    This old theory about the Saints not winning on road is so prehistoric, this a different team



  18. Kazi Decruise on December 8, 2019 at 7:38 pm

    Never played on the road in the playoffs with this talent the last 3 years with the exception of the vikings prayer. All other loses in the playoffs is years ago when we all knew it was drew offense vs the opponent. So what do we really know about my guys on the road RN?



  19. Gavan Mitchell on December 8, 2019 at 7:40 pm

    49ers lost to SEA at home FFS



  20. Royal Amy on December 8, 2019 at 7:40 pm

    Happy SaintsGiving!! 😁



  21. Tom Moissidis on December 8, 2019 at 7:42 pm

    i agree with max



  22. steven unkel on December 8, 2019 at 7:44 pm

    Steven a get off that pipe you smoking….they have impressive road wins at Seattle?? A complete beat down in Chicago…the offense is less explosive only because drew hasn’t had enough games with like j cook ….but the defense is definitely more dangerous up front …they get after the passser ….you cant run at them…i trust them more on the road this year than any other…your reasons make no sense ,,,please stop ✋



  23. Mega Josh X on December 8, 2019 at 7:45 pm

    Saints aren’t as good cuz Kamara getting exposed and regressed



  24. Dave's List on December 8, 2019 at 7:46 pm

    "Battle for the NFC South" more like battle to mildly inconvenience the Saints for a week until they clinch the NFC South.



  25. Hot Ice on December 8, 2019 at 7:48 pm

    SAINTS



  26. Billy Folse aka BBA Folse! on December 8, 2019 at 7:49 pm

    Few injuries unexpected we good. WhoDat. Eat them word Steven A



  27. Timothy Washington on December 8, 2019 at 7:50 pm

    The Saints have won in a multitude of unconventional ways this year but the scary thing is they really haven’t played a complete game yet and the team knows it, if they start to have those complete games starting in December, its going to be trouble but I know all the haters are gonna talk about how we’re playing right now but they keep finding ways to win with all the Adversity but I know those same haters are hoping we don’t start playing those complete games this late in the Season because it will carry over into the Playoffs….I believe those games are coming for the Saints and it will be the wrong time for opposing teams!!



  28. P. WILD TV on December 8, 2019 at 7:50 pm

    We won so shut up



  29. CPSlayer 8889 on December 8, 2019 at 7:52 pm

    So they dont critique the Niners for battlying a division opponent like the Cards but panic on the Saints because they had to battle to beat their division opponent Carolina?



  30. Nick spadaro on December 8, 2019 at 7:54 pm

    I can’t stand this new chick they brought on here “the saints are completely heathy right now I will give them that” what… the left side of our o line is down lattimore is fighting injury kamara is still trying to recover from his I think the saints not only have a lot of injuries they have BIG injuries and it scares me for their run down the line.



  31. Stan Dupp on December 8, 2019 at 7:54 pm

    I don’t think GB will be hosting any body but the wildcard game so not worried about GB’s HFA.



  32. Bitter Buffalo on December 8, 2019 at 7:56 pm

    Did he say Saints are bad in the road??? Is he looking at 2013 saints?? They are excellent on the road! They haven’t had a road loss since I don’t know when.



  33. Rhys Rudd on December 8, 2019 at 7:58 pm

    Battle for the nfc south? Didn’t realise the falcons were 8-3



  34. DaPinkBublé on December 8, 2019 at 7:58 pm

    SAS again with the stupid take on the NOLA. He just needs to STFU when it comes to NOLA



  35. MONK MONEY on December 8, 2019 at 7:59 pm

    RUGBY BETTER THAN THE NFL



  36. Erick Cortez on December 8, 2019 at 8:00 pm

    I need the falcons to win again plsss



  37. miketiger24TB on December 8, 2019 at 8:02 pm

    Same story every year. Saints have to get home field to have a chance in playoffs.



  38. Bitter Buffalo on December 8, 2019 at 8:02 pm

    Where do these morons (Stephen A) get their stats from?? Saints bad on the road? 😂😂😂😂



  39. debowh on December 8, 2019 at 8:03 pm

    “And the cowboys can get hot” molly ~ hush plz



  40. CPSlayer 8889 on December 8, 2019 at 8:03 pm

    "Way the Saints have been playing lately"

    Saints currently 10-2…



  41. B Wheels on December 8, 2019 at 8:04 pm

    Saints vs Refs tonight 🤞🏾… most hated team in the league



  42. Dahaka 4bidden on December 8, 2019 at 8:04 pm

    Max shut up you a hater. You sound so rediculous obviously you dont know this era football.



  43. Sujaggirl on December 8, 2019 at 8:07 pm

    Minnesota??? Damien is a moron 🙄🙄



  44. Intense_ Johnnyy on December 8, 2019 at 8:08 pm

    Molly’s voice is annoying



  45. Thereal 504 on December 8, 2019 at 8:09 pm

    WhoDat



  46. Talkin Bout Nawlins on December 8, 2019 at 8:09 pm

    Keep hatin’,Chubby.We got this at home.Idiots like you make it that much sweeter.
    WHODAT!



  47. Tara Smith on December 8, 2019 at 8:10 pm

    I wonder what these clowns say today!!!! WHO ⚜️ DAT!!!!!!!!!!



  48. Richard Jordan on December 8, 2019 at 8:10 pm

    ESPN will literally find away to talk about the 49ers or the Patriots in every video whether it’s remotely about them or not



  49. VicSpeaks on December 8, 2019 at 8:11 pm

    Not one football mind on that panel, including woody!! 4 idiots



  50. Gavan Mitchell on December 8, 2019 at 8:11 pm

    This is the same guy said, "This team won’t win without Drew Brees"

    They won 5 games without him