Saints On Road To Face Giants – At A Glance
The New Orleans Saints are back in action on Sunday afternoon, when they hit the road for the first time in 2016, to take on the New York Giants, in a match-up of two NFC teams.
Kickoff time at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey is scheduled for noon, and you can hear all the play-by-play action on ESPN 1420, as well as 97.3 The Dawg.
You can also watch the game in the Acadiana area on FOX 15.
The Giants lead the all-time series, 15-13, but the Saints have won four of the last five meetings, including a 54-49 win over New York last season.
New Orleans dropped their season opener last week, falling to the Oakland Raiders, 35-34, while New York won their opener, defeating the Dallas Cowboys, 20-19
Offensively, the Saints are averaging 34.0 points-per-game, along with 507.0 total yards, including 419.0 passing yards, and 88.0 rushing yards-per-game.
New Orleans is led by quarterback Drew Brees, who threw for 423 yards and 4 touchdowns last week, along with running back Mark Ingram, who rushed for 58 yards on 12 carries, and receiver Willie Snead, who caught 9 passes for 172 yards and one touchdown.
The Giants, offensively, are averaging 20.0 points, 316.0 total yards, 203.0 passing yards, and 113.0 rushing yards a game last season.
New York is paced by quarterback Eli Manning, who threw for 207 yards and three touchdowns last week, along with running back Rashad Jennings, who rushed for 75 yards on 18 carries, receiver Odell Beckham, Jr., who caught four passes for 73 yards.
Defensively, the Saints are giving up an average of 507.0 yards-per-game, including 409.0 passing yards and 88.0 rushing yards, while the Giants have allowed 328.0 total yards, including 227.0 passing yards and 101.0 rushing yards.