Saints claim their bus was egged at Atlanta airport

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The New Orleans Saints traveled to Atlanta on Wednesday night to prepare for their Thursday night game against the NFC South-leading Falcons, and they received an unpleasant welcome from the city’s airport workers.

According to several tweets from Saints players, some Atlanta airport workers threw eggs at New Orleans’ team bus.

From backup quarterback Chase Daniel:

Tight end Jimmy Graham didn’t appreciate it:

Linebacker Will Herring told the same story:

But wide receiver Joseph Morgan didn’t even mind their actions:

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Falcons Fans Burn Michael Vick Jersey Before Game (Picture)

Michael Vick remains a polarizing figure in Atlanta. The former Falcons franchise quarterback was beloved by the city. He let down the fans by engaging in illegal dog fighting which resulted in a lengthy prison sentence. Some fans still love Vick, but others in Atlanta are not as forgiving. Some of those angry fans decided to burn an old Michael Vick Falcons jersey in the parking lot prior to Sunday night’s Eagles-Falcons game:

Now I know what’s on your mind at this point … how did a Mets trash can end up in the picture? I can’t answer that question for you, except I will say that everything seems to go wrong for the Mets.

As for Vick, he now joins an exclusive club. Jay Cutler, Brett Favre, and LeBron James have all had their burned jerseys featured here at LBS. That’s some impressive company.

Picture Credit: Brett McMichael on Twitter
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