Saints vs. Falcons Monday Night Football: Roddy White Needs Big Finish

December 28, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Roddy White, the Atlanta Falcons star receiver, had had a number of big plays to win games this season.
For his team to win and lock up the NFC's No. 1 seed, he may need to do it again.
White is the focal point of Atlanta's passing attack, and so far in this game the Saints have been doing their best to take him away from quarterback Matt Ryan.
Ryan has responded by looking for receiver Michael Jenkins (five catches for 40 yards) often in the second half.
"Rowdy Roddy" already has one touchdown in this game—a contest that is shaping up like many of Atlanta's close wins this year.
In all of those tight victories, White had either a winning touchdown catch or very important first down catches on the winning drives.
For the Falcons to pull this one out, they will need him to work some more of his magic.
Just as I was typing this, Drew Brees threw a terrible interception that was returned for a touchdown by Atlanta defensive end Chauncey Davis. The peri...

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