The New Orleans Saints return to action on Sunday afternoon, when they play host to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in an NFC West showdown.

Kickoff time at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana 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, which features two 0-1 teams, marks the home opener for the Saints.

New Orleans, who went 7-9 in 2014, lost their 2015 regular season opener last week, falling to the Arizona Cardinals, 31-19, while Tampa Bay, who finished 2-14 last season, fell to the Tennessee Titans, 42-14, in their opener.
The Saints lead the all-time series between the two franchises, 29-17, and have won seven-consecutive games over the Buccaneers.

Offensively, the Saints are averaging 19.0 points-per-game, along with 408.0 total yards, including 354.0 passing yards, and 54.0 rushing yards-per-game.

New Orleans is led by quarterback Drew Brees, who threw for 355 and a touchdown last week, running back Mark Ingram, who ran for 24 yards on 9 touches, and receiver Brandin Cooks, who was held to one catch for four yards.

The Buccaneers, offensively, are averaging 14.0 points, 273.0 total yards, 181.0 passing yards, and 92.0 rushing yards a game.

Tampa Bay is paced by rookie quarterback Jameis Winston, who threw for 210 yards and 2 touchdowns last week, running back who rushed for 52 yards, and receiver Austin Seferian-Jenkins, who caught 5 passes for 110 yards and 2 scores.

Defensively, the Saints are giving an average of 427.0 yards-per-game, including 307.0 passing yards and 120.0 rushing yards, while the Buccaneers are allowing 309.0 total yards, including 185.0 passing yards and 124.0 rushing yards.