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NFL Scores, NFC South Standings: Saints And Falcons Set For Divisional Showdown In Week 10

The Atlanta Falcons and the New Orleans Saints are poised for a divisional showdown in Week 10 at the Georgia Dome.

Atlanta Falcons 31 vs. Indianapolis Colts 7: Matt Ryan and Julio Jones hooked up for two touchdown passes as the Atlanta Falcons won their third straight game. The Falcons are scheduled for a divisional showdown next week against the New Orleans Saints at the Georgia Dome.

New Orleans Saints 27 vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Drew Brees threw for 258 yards and two touchdowns as the Saints defeated the Buccaneers to improve to 6-3 on the season and 4-0 at home. With the loss, Tampa Bay drops to 4-4 on the season and into third place in the NFC South one game behind the Atlanta Falcons.

Carolina - Bye: The Carolina Panthers will emerge from their bye week to host the Tennessee Titans in Week 10. At 2-6, the Panthers are going to need a quick turnaround if they hope to get back into the NFC playoff picture.

NFC South Standings

New Orleans 6 3 0 287 205
Atlanta 5 3 0 239 147
Tampa Bay 4 4 0 147 196
Carolina 2 6 0 187 207

(updated 11.6.2011 at 7:47 PM EST)

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