Rabalais: For the most part, Saints able to complete checklist _lowres

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees throws before an preseason NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts in Indianapolis, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Sam Riche)

Advocate sportswriter Nick Underhill reports from the Georgia Dome before the start of Sunday's New Orleans Saints at Atlanta Falcons game on Sunday.