For all of their regular season success in the Matt Ryan era, the Atlanta Falcons have fared horribly against the New Orleans Saints of late. They can do something about that -- and deal a fatal blow to their division rivals' fragile playoff hopes -- with a win on NFL Network's "Thursday Night Football" tonight at 8 p.m. ET. Get a head start with "Thursday Night Kickoff" at 6 p.m.
Here's what else is on tap for Thursday:
» Legendary Miami Dolphins coach Don Shula joins "NFL AM" at 6 a.m. ET on NFL Network, plus the latest NFL news. Cincinnati Bengals rookie Mohamed Sanu joins "NFL Fantasy Live" at 2 p.m. ET, and don't miss San Francisco 49ers linebacker NaVorro Bowman and Washington Redskins rookie Alfred Morris on "Around the League Live" at 4 p.m.
» With Mike Holmgren out the door and new owner Jimmy Haslam running the show, NFL.com's Ian Rapoport addresses the future of the Cleveland Browns.
» Elliot Harrison offers his picks for all Week 13's games.