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New Orleans Saints NFC South
Matchup Preview • NO vs. Min
Season Overview
New Orleans Saints Minnesota Vikings
5-1-0 (3) Season Record (NFL Rank) 4-2-1 (8)
1 Division Rank 1
2 Conference Rank 4
Wild Card Rank
2-1-0 Home Record 2-1-0
3-0-0 Away Record 2-1-1
1-1-0 Division Record 0-0-1
3-1-0 Conference Record 3-1-1
204 Points For 177
163 Points Against 165
Won 5 Streak Won 3
Team Stats • Offense
491.4 Total yds/game 532.6
361.8 Total passing yds/game 410.2
129.6 Total rushing yds/game 122.4
24 Total TD 20
13 Total Passing TD 14
11 Total Rushing TD 4
0 Total Return TD 0
0 Total Other TD 2
Team Stats • Defense
439.2 Opp Total yds/game 484.2
352.4 Opp passing yds/game 358.6
86.8 Opp rushing yds/game 125.6
13 Sacks 21
2 Interceptions 7
Team Info
Height Average 6-2
Weight Average 247.5
Age Average 26.3
Oldest Drew Brees (39)
Youngest Marcus Williams (22)
Rookies 5
30 years old + 8
How The Team Was Built
Drafted 21
Free agency 29
Waivers 2
Trades 2
EXPERIENCE
Quarterbacks 295 games / 281 starts
RB, FB, WR, and TE 533 games / 298 starts
Offensive Linemen 537 games / 464 starts
Defensive Backs 415 games / 195 starts
Defensive Linemen 372 games / 228 starts
Linebackers 349 games / 242 starts
Punters and Kickers 184 games / 0 starts
Team Totals 2706 games / 1708 starts
Team Info
Height Average 6-2
Weight Average 244.0
Age Average 26.1
Oldest Tom Johnson (34)
Youngest Holton Hill (21)
Rookies 8
30 years old + 8
How The Team Was Built
Drafted 24
Free agency 26
Waivers 1
Trades 2
EXPERIENCE
Quarterbacks 130 games / 87 starts
RB, FB, WR, and TE 474 games / 248 starts
Offensive Linemen 319 games / 213 starts
Defensive Backs 640 games / 347 starts
Defensive Linemen 558 games / 338 starts
Linebackers 194 games / 121 starts
Punters and Kickers 124 games / 0 starts
Team Totals 2515 games / 1354 starts
Injuries
Dural, Travin Broken arm injured reserve
Ginn Jr., Ted Knee injury injured reserve
Hoomanawanui, Michael Neck injury injured reserve
Jefferson, Rickey Torn ACL injured reserve
Lasco, Daniel Spine injury physically unable to perform
Lewis, Tommylee Knee injury injured reserve
Robinson, Patrick Ankle injury injured reserve
Injuries
Aruna, Ade Knee injury injured reserve
Collins, Aviante Elbow injury injured reserve
Easton, Nick Neck injury injured reserve
Hughes, Mike Torn ACL injured reserve
Lang, Cedrick Leg injury injured reserve
Mata'afa, Hercules Torn ACL injured reserve
Price, Josiah Knee injury injured reserve
Stanton, Johnny Leg injury injured reserve
Team Leaders
Passing
Att Drew Brees 190
Cmp Drew Brees 148
Yds Drew Brees 1658
Lg Drew Brees 62
TD Drew Brees 11
Sck Drew Brees 8
Rat Drew Brees 122.325
Rushing
Rush Alvin Kamara 62
Yds Alvin Kamara 299
Lg Alvin Kamara 49
TD Alvin Kamara 5
Receiving
Rec Michael Thomas 46
Yds Michael Thomas 519
Lg Tre'Quan Smith 62
TD Michael Thomas 3
Defense
Solo Demario Davis 43
Ast Demario Davis 15
Sck Cameron Jordan 5
SckYds Cameron Jordan 25
Int Marcus Williams 1
IntYds Justin Hardee 77
FR Brandon Tate 1
Team Leaders
Passing
Att Kirk Cousins 274
Cmp Kirk Cousins 194
Yds Kirk Cousins 2017
Lg Kirk Cousins 75
TD Kirk Cousins 13
Int Kirk Cousins 3
Sck Kirk Cousins 18
Rat Kirk Cousins 103.011
Rushing
Rush Latavius Murray 59
Yds Latavius Murray 276
Lg Latavius Murray 34
TD Kirk Cousins 1
Receiving
Rec Adam Thielen 62
Yds Adam Thielen 773
Lg Stefon Diggs 75
TD Adam Thielen 5
Defense
Solo Eric Kendricks 40
Ast Eric Kendricks 16
Sck Danielle Hunter 7
SckYds Danielle Hunter 53
Int Harrison Smith 1
IntYds Mike Hughes 28
IntTD Mike Hughes 1
FR Tom Johnson 1
TD Linval Joseph 1
Who's Hot?
Thomas Morstead (P) 2 punts, 88 yds, (44), in last 1 gp
Benjamin Watson (TE) 43 yds, 1 TD in last 1 gp
Who's Not?
Mark Ingram II (RB) 2.67 yds per run, 0 TD in last 1 gp
Who's Hot?
Latavius Murray (RB) 241 total yds, 3 TDs in last 2 gp
Adam Thielen (WR) 822 yds, 5 TDs in last 7 gp
Matt Wile (P) 13 punts, 607 yds, (46.69), in last 2 gp
Who's Not?
Stefon Diggs (WR) 4.12 yds per catch, 0 TD in last 1 gp
Laquon Treadwell (WR) 3.67 yds per catch, 0 TD in last 1 gp