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Atlanta Falcons head coach Dan Quinn talks to players during the second quarter against the New Orleans Saints Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

Advocate staff photo by SCOTT THRELKELD

Days after calling on fans to stop "using the coasters" and make some noise in the Falcons' swanky new digs, Atlanta coach Dan Quinn has offered a hand to anyone who might not be in the best shape to work Friday morning. 

The coach shared an excuse note on his Twitter account for his team's Thursday Night Football matchup with the New Orleans Saints. 

"It's Saints week and Thursday Night Football! We are asking all our fans in Mercedes-Benz Stadium to crank the noise to another level as the Saints visit our house," begins the note. "I would not expect ______________ to fully do their job at the highest level on Friday, especially after expending all their energy at the game. 

"The battle for the NFC South is at hand. We, the Falcons, will bring the juice on the field and ask for the same from you in the stands." 

The Saints (9-3) and Falcons (7-5) kick off at 7:25 p.m. (CST). The Saints can clinch a playoff berth with a win and a long list of other results, and possess an inside track to the division title with another win. 

Earlier in the week, Quinn called out fans to be loud at the palatial Mercedes-Benz Stadium. 

“I used the analogy the other day: We built a billion-dollar house, and we need to throw a billion-dollar party. You know, a house-warmer? Sometimes we’re still using the coasters," Quinn said, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. "We need to be as loud and fun as all we represent as a city. I wouldn’t say I’m disappointed. (But) I think there’s (fans) looking at the house, checking it out. Let’s hope this is the (game) that it turns. The home-field advantage is real. We’re calling (for) that from a team to see if we can get that even stronger, louder."