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The Morning Sports News: 'Time To Step Up'

The Falcons are in full preparation mode for the New Orleans Saints on Monday Night, Hugh said "The defense is going to have to step up to beat the Saints, you can't let Drew Brees get in a rythm and beat you." Both teams are coming into the game banged up as the Saints will be without a few players in their secondary, and the Falcons were missing a few players at practice including Julio Jones and Mohamed Sanu.

The Braves now have a six game winning streak after a 6-3 win at Miami Thursday night, Matt Kemp homered twice and Josh Collmenter went seven innings to get the win. Tonight Matt Wisler faces Andrew Cashner in game two of the series.

Georgia Tech got a top five opponent on their home field for a nationally televised game Thursday night, they were blasted by Clemson 26-7 with the Jackets only having 22 yards of offense at halftime.


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