Saints On Road To Take On Browns
The New Orleans Saints are on the road again this Sunday, when they travel to Cleveland Ohio, to take on the Cleveland Browns in an inter-conference match-up.
Kickoff at FirstEnergy Stadium is scheduled for noon, and you can hear all the play-by-play action on ESPN 1420, as well as 97.3 The Dawg.
Both teams will go into the match-up at 0-1 on the season, with the Saints falling in overtime to the Atlanta Falcons, 37-34 last Sunday, while the Browns dropped a 30-27 decision to the Pittsburgh Steelers.
The Browns lead the all-time series, 12-4, and have outscored the Saints, 371-266, in the 16 match-ups between the two franchises.
Offensively, the Saints are averaging 34 points, 474 total yards, 333 passing yards, and 139 rushing yards-per-game.
New Orleans is led by quarterback Drew Brees, who has thrown 333 yards and a touchdown, running back Mark Ingram, who has accumulated 60 rushing yards, with two touchdowns, on 13 touches, and tight end Jimmy Graham, who has compiled 82 receiving yards on eight catcher.
The Browns, offensively, are averaging 27 points, 389 total yards, 206 passing yards, and 183 rushing yards a contest.
Cleveland is paced by quarterback Brian Hoyer, who has passed for 230 yards and one touchdown, Terrance West, who has 100 rushing yards on 16 attempts, and Andrew Haskins, who has eight receptions for 87 yards.
Defensively, the Saints are giving up an average of 568.0 yards-per-game, which ranks last in the league, while the Browns are allowing 503.0, which ranks 31st.
The game closes out a season-opening two-game road stretch for New Orleans, who will host the Minnesota Vikings in their home opener next week.