The 2012 season is starting to wind down, and the New Orleans Saints are in quite the predicament. They dug themselves into a deep hole at the beginning of the season, but they have clawed their way back and are now clumped together with a cluster of teams fighting for those two NFC wild-card spots.
In order for the New Orleans Saints to make a remarkable comeback and make the postseason, they have to play some of their best and more inspired football, and it starts now. That's right, it's rivalry week: a rematch against the Atlanta Falcons at the Georgia Dome. This will be a daunting task for the Saints.
This is going to be huge, and the margin of error is very small for the New Orleans Saints.
The following are some keys to the game for the New Orleans Saints.