Saints vs. Rams Preview and Matchup History

Chris Graythen

A detailed look at the history between the New Orleans Saints and St. Louis rams, as well as some standout individual performances by players from both teams before their Sunday afternoon matchup on FOX in the Edward Jones Dome.

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS (10-3) AT ST. LOUIS RAMS (5-8)

SERIES

SAINTS

RAMS

SERIES LEADER

39-31

STREAKS

2 of past 3

COACHES VS. OPP.

Payton: 2-2

Fisher: 4-0

LAST WEEK

W 31-13 vs. Panthers

L 30-10 at Cardinals

LAST GAME

10/30/11: Saints 21 at Rams 31. St. Louis RB Steven Jackson rushes for pair of 3-yard TDs & 159 yards. Rams S Darian Stewart returns 4th-quarter INT 27 yards for TD.

LAST GAME AT SITE

10/30/11

BROADCAST

FOX (3:25 PM CT): Chris Myers, Tim Ryan, Jennifer Hale (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 158 (NO), 108 (StL). XM: 230 (StL).

STATS

PASSING

Brees: 353-519-4,107 (1C)-33 (1C)-8-106.5

Clemens: 91-172-1,200-5-5-72.8

RUSHING

Thomas: 128-500-3.9-1

Stacy (R): 174-721-4.1-5

RECEIVING

Graham (TE): 74-1,046-14.1-14 (1L)

Cook (TE): 43-606-14.1-4

OFFENSE

394.3

318.5

TAKE/GIVE

+3

+7

DEFENSE

313.6

357.6

SACKS

Jordan: 11.5 (2C)

R. Quinn: 13 (1C)

INTs

Lewis: 3

3 tied: 2

PUNTING

Morstead: 46.9

Hekker: 46.4

KICKING

Hartley: 103 (40/40 PAT; 21/27 FG)

Zuerlein: 89 (29/29 PAT; 20/22 FG)

SAINTS

QB DREW BREES passed for 313 yards and 4 TDs last week. He has 50,026 pass yards, 1 of 5 in NFL history with 50,000 and fastest to reach mark (183 games). Brees has 4,107 yards, his 8th consecutive 4,000-yard season. He has 33 TDs, his 6th 30-TD season in row. Since joining NO in 2006, Brees leads the NFL with 37,678 pass yards and 277 TDs...

RB PIERRE THOMAS had a rush TD in last meeting.

Since 2011, RB DARREN SPROLES leads NFL RBs with 219 catches, 1,895 receiving yards and 16 receiving TDs.

TE JIMMY GRAHAM has six 100-yard games, tied for most in a season by a TE in NFL history. He had 2 TDs last week. Since 2011 (including playoffs), Graham leads NFL TEs with 270 catches, 3,496 yards and 37 TDs.

Last week, WR MARQUES COLSTON had 9 catches for 125 yards and 2 TDs. In their 12/12/10 meeting, he had 2 TD catches.

WR LANCE MOORE aims for 3rd game in a row vs. Rams with TD.

DE CAMERON JORDAN has 11.5 sacks in his past 12 games, including 2 sacks last week.

S ROMAN HARPER aims for his third meeting in row with a sack.

In his past 2 meetings vs Rams, S MALCOLM JENKINS has 2 INTs, including a 96-yard TD, and a sack.

LB JUNIOR GALETTE had a career-high 3 sacks last week and has career-best 9 sacks in 2013.

RAMS

QB KELLEN CLEMENS has a 115.5 rating in two wins this season.

Rookie RB ZAC STACY has rushed for 507 yards (84.5 per game) and 5 TDs in the past six games. He had a rush TD last week.

Rookie WR-PR TAVON AUSTIN is the only player in NFL history with a 95+ yard PR-TD, 80+ yard reception TD and 65+ yard rush TD in a season. He had a 56-yard run last week, his second 50+ yard run this season.

TE JARED COOK has 43 catches and needs seven to reach 50 for first time in career.

WR CHRIS GIVENS has 3 career receiving TDs and averages 46 yards per TD.

DE ROBERT QUINN has 14 sacks in the past 14 games. He had a sack in the last meeting vs. Saints.

DE CHRIS LONG has 10.5 sacks in past 15 games. In last meeting, vs. Saints he had 3 sacks, tied for his most in a game.

CB JANORIS JENKINS has 4 career TDs (3 INT, 1 fumble recovery).

Since entering NFL in 2009, LB JAMES LAURINAITIS is one of two LBs with 10+ sacks (10.5) and 9+ INTs (9). He had 10 tackles and a sack in the last meeting vs. Saints.

S DARIAN STEWART had an INT-TD in the last game vs. NO.

Rookie LB ALEC OGLETREE had his first career sack last week. Ties Laurinaitis for team lead with 95 tackles.

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