Sep 16, 2012; Charlotte, NC, USA; New Orleans Saints running back Darren Sproles (43) with the ball. The Panthers defeated the Saints 35-27 at Bank of America Stadium . Mandatory Credit: Bob Donnan-US PRESSWIRE
- QB Drew Brees has 300 passing yards in nine games in row, the longest streak in NFL history.
- Brees has a TD pass in 45 consecutive games, 2nd longest streak in NFL history (Johnny Unitas, 47).
- Including the Super Bowl, Drew Brees is 14-2 (.875) in the past 16 games vs. AFC opponents, completing 442 of 613 (72.1%) for 4,868 yards with 35 TDs, 15 INTs and a 104.1 rating.
- Brees has won three of past four vs. Kansas City.
- In his last game vs. Kansas City (12/12/10 with SD), RB Darren Sproles had 53 rush yards & 51 reception yards, one of three career games with 50+ rush & 50+ reception yards.
- RB Pierre Thomas had 144 scrimmage yards (88 rush, 56 receiving) and a rushing TD in his last game vs. Kansas City.
- TE Jimmy Graham has 6 TDs in past five games vs. AFC opponents.
- Last year vs. AFC, Graham had 25 catches for 341 yards (85.3 per game) and 4 TDs in four games.
- WR Marques Colston aims for 3rd game in a row vs. AFC with 2+ TDs. In past two games vs. AFC, Colston has 14 catches for 203 yards (101.5 per game) and 4 TDs.
- WR Lance Moore had 8 catches for 102 yards and a TD in only meeting vs. Kansas City.
- Since 2006, S Roman Harper has 17 sacks, most by any DB.