Saints To Face Dolphins In London – What You Need To Know
The New Orleans Saints return to action on Sunday afternoon, when they travel to London, England to take on the Miami Dolphins in an NFC/AFC match-up.
The contest represents the third road game of the year for the Saints, as the Dolphins are the designated home team.
Kickoff time at Wembley Stadium in London is scheduled for 8:30 am, 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 on FOX, and locally on FOX-15.
Miami leads the all-time series, 6-5, but New Orleans has won each of the last two meetings.
The Saints won the last contest between the two franchises, defeating the Dolphins, 38-17, back in 2013.
New Orleans improved to 1-2 last week, defeating the Carolina Panthers, 34-13, while Miami fell to 1-1, after losing to the New York Jets, 20-6.
Offensively, the Saints are averaging 24.3 points-per-game, to go along with 378.3 total yards, including 281.7 passing yards, and 96.7 rushing yards-per-game.
New Orleans is led by quarterback Drew Brees, who has thrown for 867 yards and 6 touchdowns, along with running back Mark Ingram, who has rushed for 125 yards on 28 carries, and receiver Michael Thomas, who has caught 17 passes for 221 yards and one touchdown.
The Dolphins are averaging 12.5 points, to go along with 280.5 total yards, including 210.0 passing yards, and 70.5 rushing yards a game.
Miami is paced by quarterback Jay Cutler, who has thrown for 458 yards and two touchdowns, along with running back Jay Ajayi, who has rushed for 138 yards, and receiver DeVante Parker, who has caught 12 passes passes for 161 yards and one touchdown.
Defensively, the Saints giving up an average of 26.0 points-per-game, to go along with 437.7 yards-per-game, including 311.0 passing yards and 126.7 rushing yards, while the Dolphins are allowing only 18.5 points, to go along along with 351.5 total yards, including 278.0 passing yards and 73.5 rushing yards.