When the Saints and Falcons have faced off since Drew Brees and Matt Ryan joined their respective teams, it’s been an offensive shootout nearly every meeting, but it was the Falcons defense that shined last night, holding Brees to 28/50 passing for 341 yards, no touchdowns, and five interceptions, as the Falcons handled the Saints, 23-13. Brees also saw his NFL record streak of 54 games with TD pass end as his Saints fell to 5-7 and likely saw their playoff dreams shattered.
Panthers RB Jonathan Stewart is unlikely to play this week vs. the Chiefs after he sustained a high-ankle sprain last week.
Raiders Head Coach Dennis Allen is staying tight-lipped on how the team plans to handle MLB Rolando McClain after he was kicked out of practice this week and later posted on his facebook that he was done with the Raiders.
Redskins CB DeAngelo Hall has been fined $35,750 for multiple infractions in last Thursday’s win over the Dallas Cowboys.