The Saints took a big step Sunday sweeping the season series with Carolina. They now stand alone atop the NFC South with a 9-3 record. They're also undefeated (3-0) in division play. They travel to Atlanta Thursday, to take on the "Dirty Birds." The defending NFC champion Falcons are struggling in 3rd place, with a not terrible 7-5 record. The Saints can knock them out of playoff contention with a win Thursday & again at the Superdome on Christmas Eve. Speaking of Christmas, the "Falcon phone" would make a great gift for the diehard Saints fan / Falcon hater on your gift list...