Update: Asante Samuel has been ruled out for Sunday’s action, and you can read all about that here.
The Falcons and Saints kick-off today to start the NFL season (it’s finally here!), and here are a few details to get you to kick-off!
Date: September 8, 2013
Kickoff Time: 1:00 PM ET
TV Channel: FOX
Radio: 94.1 FM and 790 AM (local in Atlanta), click here for local affiliate
Live Stream: Click here
In case you missed it, we posted a full-length preview of all of the week 1 festivities, but if you are looking for a more comprehensive, early-season look at the team, be sure to go back and read Atlanta Falcons 2013 Season Preview: Predictions!” href=”http://atlallday.com/2013/09/04/atlanta-falcons-2013-season-preview-predictions/”>our 9-part preview from the past few weeks (all links included in that post).
The Saints are the single biggest rival of the hometown Falcons, and every game is big. However, it is crucial to start any season off on the right foot, and the Birds have a heavy challenge in front of them against a hostile crowd in the Big Easy.
Stay tuned for post-game analysis, including a full recap shortly after the game.