Saints Host Falcons
The New Orleans Saints will be looking to continue their good play over the last month on Sunday, when they play host to the undefeated Atlanta Falcons, in an NFC South match-up, at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana.
New Orleans defeated the Philadelphia Eagles, 28-13, last Monday, their third win in their last four games, to move to 3-5 on the season, while Atlanta remained unbeaten, by topping the Dallas Cowboys, 19-13, last Sunday, moving them 8-0.
The Saints are led by quarterback Drew Brees, who has thrown for 2,949 yards, and 22 touchdowns on the year, while Falcons’ signal-caller Matt Ryan has thrown for 2,360 yards, along with 17 scores.
New Orleans ranks fifth in the NFL in totla offense, averaging 386.4 yards-per-game, while Atlanta ranks 8th, averaging 376.6 ypg.
Defensively, the Saints have allowed an NFL-worst 471.3 yards a contest, while the Falcons rank 19th, giving up an average of 356.3 ypg.
Kick-off time is set for noon.