Sleeping with the enemy; Saints vs. Cowboys NBC Sunday Night Football Preview and Matchup History

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS (1-2) AT DALLAS COWBOYS (2-1)
SERIES
SAINTS
COWBOYS
SERIES LEADER
15-11
STREAKS
Past 3
COACHES VS. OPP.
Payton: 3-1
Garrett: 0-3
LAST WEEK
W 20-9 vs Vikings
W 34-31 at Rams
LAST GAME
11/10/13: Cowboys 17 at Saints 49. New Orleans QB Drew Brees completes 34 of 41 passes for 392 yards & 4 TDs (139.0 passer rating). Saints RB Mark Ingram rushes for 145 yards & TD.
LAST GAME AT SITE
12/23/12: Saints 34, Cowboys 31. Saints QB Brees throws for 446 yards & 3 TDs (114.2 passer rating). Saints WR Marques Colston has 10 receptions for 153 yards.
BROADCAST
NBC (7:30 PM CT): Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth, Michele Tafoya (Field reporter). Westwood One: Kevin Kugler, James Lofton, Chris Doering (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 84 (WW1), 93 (NO), 92 (Dal.). XM: 227 (WW1), 225 (NO), 226 (Dal.).
2014 STATS
PASSING
Brees: 83-117-863-5-2-99.1
Romo: 60-89-674-4-4-86.1
RUSHING
Ingram: 24-143-6.0-3 (T1L)
Murray: 75-385 (1L)-5.1-3 (T1L)
RECEIVING
J. Graham (TE): 24 (1C)-254-10.6-2
Bryant: 20-247-12.4-2
OFFENSE
421.7 (3C)
363.3
TAKE/GIVE
-3
-2
DEFENSE
379.7
360.3
SACKS
Galette: 2
Carter, R. McClain: 1
INTs
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4 tied: 1
PUNTING
Morstead: 44.9
Jones: 50.6 (2C)
KICKING
S. Graham: 18 (9/10 PAT; 3/3 FG)
Bailey: 29 (3C) (8/8 PAT; 7/7 FG)

The Good

  • QB DREW BREES has won his past three starts against Dallas. In the past two meetings, Brees has completed 71 of 94 (75.5%) for 838 yards, 7 TDs and 0 INTs for a 127.0 QB rating.
  • RB PIERRE THOMAS has 3 TDs (2 receiving, 1 rushing) in his past two games against Dallas.
  • WR MARQUES COLSTON aims for his fourth game in a row against Dallas with 100+ yards. He has 23 catches for 365 yards (121.7 yards per game) and a TD in his past three meetings vs. the Cowboys.
  • WR KENNY STILLS had a 52-yard TD in his last meeting against the Cowboys.

The Bad

  • In his last home start vs. the Saints, QB TONY ROMO passed for 416 yards, 4 TDs and 0 INTs for a 123.8 QB rating.
  • WR DEZ BRYANT had a career-high 224 yards receiving (9 catches, 2 TDs) in 12/23/12 game against the Saints. He averaged 24.9 yards per catch and had two 58-yard TDs in that game.
  • RB DEMARCO MURRAY has 100+ rush yards and a TD in all three games so far this season.
  • S BARRY CHURCH had a career-best 14 tackles in the last meeting between the Cowboys and Saints.
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