A look at the numbers for Saints vs. Falcons

December 26, 2011; New Orleans, LA, USA; Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan (2) against the New Orleans Saints during a game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The Saints defeated the Falcons 45-16. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-US PRESSWIRE

The 3-5 New Orleans Saints will face off against the 8-0 Atlanta Falcons this Sunday and after looking at the recent statistics for both teams, the Saints defensive unit are going to need all the home field advantage they can get.

New Orleans Saints Offense                     Atlanta Falcons Defense

Overall:  5th (386.4 ypg)                                    Overall:  19th (356.2 ypg)

Passing:  2nd (305.4 ypg)                                   Passing:  14th (228.8 ypg)

Rushing:  30th (81 ypg)                                      Rushing:  24th (127.5 ypg)


New Orleans Saints Defense                   Atlanta Falcons Offense

Overall:  32nd (471.2 ypg)                                 Overall:  8th (376.6 ypg)

Passing:  25th (294.8 ypg)                                 Passing:  8th (278.1 ypg)

Rushing:  32nd (176.5)                                       Rushing:  25th (98.5 ypg)

Topics: Atlanta Falcons, New Orleans Saints

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  • Larry James

    Repeat Monday night Game plan New Orleans Saints can win against the Falcons making them 8-1, let’s do this thang Saints all the way to the playoffs. (WHODAT SAY THEY GOIN TO WHIP THEM SAINTS).

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