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16 January, 2019

On Sunday, in their first NFC Championship Game appearance since 2001, the Rams will play the New Orleans Saints at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. We've just got to try our best to stop it. Anderson, who was added in Week 16, has rushed for over 100 yards in all three games he has played in with the Rams and should present an added challenge for the Saints defense. Drew Brees and the Saints ended the Rams' bid for a flawless season, and took over the top seed in the NFC. But savvy second-half adjustments slowed Brees just long enough for Jared Goff to orchestrate an extraordinary comeback effort and tie the game, 35-35, in the fourth quarter. Michael Thomas had a monster game, bringing in 12 catches for 144 yards and a touchdown.

But on Monday, they couldn't come close to replicating last week's wildcard-round victory in Baltimore.

The NFL Playoffs are down to its final four teams. "I know there's going to be a bounty on my head for saying that", Keisha Lance Bottoms told several news outlets.

Everyone knows the go-to-guy in the backfield is Todd Gurley.

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The mayor of Atlanta has a clear preference in this weekend's NFC Championship game, and it's most definitely not the Saints.

This season's AFC decider will be a rematch of a wild week-six game in Foxborough that the Patriots won 43-40 on a 28-yard field goal by Stephen Gostkowski as time expired.

So how have the two teams fared in previous head-to-head battles?

The matchup between the Saints and Rams reignites a rivalry between Rams cornerback Marcus Peters and Saints coach Sean Payton. And the way the Rams talked and carried themselves in the aftermath of that November 4 loss, you got the feeling they knew it wouldn't be the last time they'd be seeing the Saints. That outcome was in line with Goff's overall struggles on the road this season, as he has thrown for 10 touchdowns with nine inteceptions and a 82.7 passer rating away from the Coliseum.


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