TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Greg Schiano didn't have to follow the NFL closely over the past decade-plus to keep up with the exploits of Peyton Manning.
The Atlanta Falcons have had a few close calls, but only one blemish on their record. It came at New Orleans.
ATLANTA (AP) On the verge of clinching their division before December, the Atlanta Falcons don't look so dominant when their longest, most intense rival is on the field with them.
NEW ORLEANS (5-6) At ATLANTA (10-1)
Thursday, 8:20 p.m., NFL Network
OPENING LINE - Falcons by 3 1/2
RECORD VS. SPREAD - New Orleans 6-5; Atlanta 6-4-1