Saints Travel To Face Colts – Game Preview
The New Orleans Saints return to action on Sunday afternoon, when they travel to Indianapolis, Indiana to take on the Indianapolis Colts in a match-up of NFC/AFC foes.
Kickoff time at Lucas Oil 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.
The game marks the final road game before the Saints open up a two-game home stand.
Offensively, the Saints are averaging 22.3 points-per-game, along with 387.0 total yards, including 302.3 passing yards, and 84.7 rushing yards-per-game.
New Orleans is led by quarterback Drew Brees, along with running back Mark Ingram, and receiver Brandin Cooks.
The Colts, offensively, are averaging 21.0 points, 347.2 total yards, 250.5 passing yards, and 96.7 rushing yards a game.
Indianapolis is paced by quarterback Andrew Luck, running back Frank Gore, and receiver T.Y. Hilton.
Defensively, the Saints are giving up an average of 409.7 yards-per-game, worst in the league, including 271.5 passing yards and 138.2 rushing yards, while the Colts are allowing 401.8 total yards, which ranks 29th, including 289.2 passing yards and 112.7 rushing yards.