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New Orleans Saints at a glance 12.07.14

New Orleans Saints

Coach: Sean Payton

Key Stats

0 Targets for Pro Bowl TE Jimmy Graham last week vs. Pittsburgh. Five Saints caught TD passes, including Kenny Stills, who had a career-high 162 receiving yards on five catches.

7 Team-leading sacks for OLB Junior Galette. Galette’s strip-sack of Cam Newton in the season’s first meeting vs. Carolina gave the Saints the ball at the Panthers’ 4 and led to the game’s first TD.

252 Passing yards needed by Drew Brees to reach 4,000 yards for the ninth year in a row. Brees’ streak of eight 4,000-yard seasons is the longest in NFL history.

Starting Lineup


WR 12 Marques Colston
LT 72 Terron Armstead
LG 66 Ben Grubbs
C 55 Jonathan Goodwin
RG 73 Jahri Evans
RT 64 Zach Strief
TE 80 Jimmy Graham
WR 84 Kenny Stills
QB 9 Drew Brees
FB 41 Erik Lorig
RB 22 Mark Ingram


LDE 76 Akiem Hicks
NT 92 John Jenkins
RDE 94 Cameron Jordan
OLB 93 Junior Galette
ILB 57 David Hawthorne
ILB 50 Curtis Lofton
OLB 98 Parys Haralson
LCB 28 Keenan Lewis
SS 32 Kenny Vaccaro
FS 42 Pierre Warren
RCB 24 Corey White

Special Teams

P 6 Thomas Morstead
K 3 Shayne Graham
KO 6 Thomas Morstead
H 7 Luke McCown
PR 39 Travaris Cadet
KOR 39 Travaris Cadet


PROBABLE: RB Travaris Cadet (hamstring), RB Mark Ingram (ankle, toe), LB Kyle Knox (hand), RB Khiry Robinson (forearm).


Opponent Result, Time TV
7 at Atlanta L 37-34
14 at Cleveland L 26-24
21 Minnesota W 20-9
28 at Dallas L 38-17
5 Tampa Bay W 37-31
12 Bye
19 at Detroit L 24-23
26 Green Bay W 44-23
30 at Carolina W 28-10
9 San Francisco L 27-24
16 Cincinnati L 27-10
23 Baltimore L 34-27
30 at Pittsburgh W 35-32
7 Carolina 1 p.m. FOX
14 at Chicago 8:30 p.m. ESPN
21 Atlanta 1 p.m.* FOX
28 at Tampa Bay 1 p.m.* FOX

NOTE: * Time subject to change.