The Arizona Cardinals can look at both of these teams as a way to build for the next year couple years.
Last year, the New Orleans Saints finished at 7-9 for the second consecutive season, while the Atlanta Falcons were 4-12 in 2013, 6-10 in 2014 and 8-8 in 2015.
It highlights how a steady influence can aid a quick turnaround.
Tonight, those teams faceoff in a matchup of two teams trying to make a run in the NFC.
Atlanta Falcons vs. New Orleans Saints Week 14
Thursday, December 7th - 6:25pm Arizona time
Mercedes-Benz Stadium - Atlanta, Georgia
Retractable roof (currently broken, because it’s Atlanta)
NBC / NFL Network (National Broadcast)
- Mike Tirico, Cris Collinsworth
Saints +2.5; Over/Under 52
The Saints have revamped their offense and created a defense that can not only keep up, but can carry the load on an off night.
They'll need it tonight as they take on a talented Atlanta Falcons team.