Saints: Team bus egged by Atlanta airport workers

Jimmy Graham (80) of the New Orleans Saints avoids a tackle to score a touchdown over Dominique Franks (29) of the Atlanta Falcons at The Mercedes-Benz Superdome on November 11, 2012, in New Orleans, Louisiana. Graham, however, said he couldn't elude eggs thrown at the Saints team bus bu Atlanta airport workers.
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ATLANTA The New Orleans Saints players say their bus was pelted with eggs by airport workers after they touched down in Atlanta.

Tight end Jimmy Graham, linebacker Will Herring and quarterback Chase Daniel tweeted about the incident Wednesday night at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

The Saints (5-6) face the first-place Falcons (10-1) Thursday night at the Georgia Dome. New Orleans won the first meeting between the longtime rivals, 31-27 on Nov. 11.

Graham wrote on Twitter:

Daniel tweeted:

Herring seems amused by the incident.

"First time my bus has been egged by opposing fans!" he tweeted. The game "should be fun!!"