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Saints-Falcons Rivalry Commercial: 'Dirty Bird Can't Fly With A Broken Wing'

I've long argued* the Saints-Falcons rivalry is one of sports' most underappreciated. From equally pathetic histories (until last year, yes, sure, fine) to being dumped in the NFC West together to decades of fanbase intermingling, this is as fierce as pro rivalries get. Maybe it's the fact that both teams are in SEC country -- we know how to do rivalries right on Saturdays, so maybe that carries over to Sunday.

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But that Southernness is a double-edged barbecue skewer, as we're far away from New England and thus overlooked in favor of NFC East masterpieces. Still, DirecTV seems to have caught on:

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* Ok, that link's only four months old. I promise I argued before that.

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Via Saints Report via Canal Street Chronicles

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Photographs by coka_koehler used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.