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Quarterback with most passing yards: Drew Brees
And it's not close. The Saints will throw the ball 45 times with Reggie Bush out, and I look for Drew to put up at least 300 passing yards.
Quarterback with most touchdown passes: Drew Brees
He can make the big play as long as the Saints' receivers hold on to the ball. They have dropped lots of balls this year that should have been caught. The Saints are a team that will throw in the red zone, considering their deficiency at running back.
Running back with most yards: Warrick Dunn
The Falcons must control the game by running the ball, maybe even to the point they become a one-dimensional team. Dunn should get plenty of touches.
Running back with most touchdowns: Aaron Stecker
Because Warrick Dunn comes out in short-yardage situations, I think Aaron Stecker will get the most red zone work. He should have plenty of shots at the end zone. And who knows, maybe he can break off a long one? We've seen he has speed from his return role. It'd be a big boost for New Orleans if Stecker could ably fill Reggie Bush's role.
Wide receiver with the most receiving yards: Roddy White
White has been the Falcons' only consistent receiver this year, and I expect a good game from him tonight.
Most field goals: Olindo Mare
More times in the red zone means more field goal opportunities.
First player to score a touchdown: Marques Colston
Even though they're on the road, the Saints will strike first. They like to throw in the red zone, and I have a feeling Colston will get the call.
First team to score a touchdown: New Orleans Saints
Considering I just said Colston would score the first touchdown
Sean Salisbury is an NFL analyst for ESPN.