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Saints vs. Ravens Monday Night Football Preview and Matchup History

A quick look at the history between the New Orleans Saints and Baltimore Ravens as well as a preview of the their upcoming Monday Night Football matchup.

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MONDAY NIGHT, NOVEMBER 24, 2014

BALTIMORE RAVENS (6-4) AT NEW ORLEANS SAINTS (4-6)

SERIES

RAVENS

SAINTS

MON. RECORD

9-9

17-18

SERIES LEADER

4-1

STREAKS

Past 2

COACHES VS. OPP.

Harbaugh: 1-0

Payton: 0-2

LAST WEEK

Bye (Wk. 10: W 21-7 vs. Titans)

L 27-10 vs. Bengals

LAST GAME

12/19/10: Saints 24 at Ravens 30. Baltimore RB Ray Rice has 233 scrimmage yards (153 rushing, 80 receiving) & 2 TDs (1 rushing, 1 receiving). Ravens TE Ed Dickson adds TD catch.

LAST GAME AT SITE

10/29/06: Ravens 35, Saints 22. Baltimore S Dawan Landry & CB Ronnie Prude each have INT-TDs. Ravens QB Steve McNair has 3 TDs (2 passing, 1 rushing).

BROADCAST

ESPN (7:30 PM CT): Mike Tirico, Jon Gruden, Lisa Salters (Field reporter). Westwood One: Kevin Harlan, Dan Fouts, Mark Malone (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 88 (WW1), 93 (Bal.), 92 (NO). XM: 88 (WW1), 225 (Bal.), 226 (NO).

STATS

PASSING

Flacco: 219-351-2521-17-8-90.7

Brees: 290-417-3071 (1C)-19 (3C)-10-95.9 (3C)

RUSHING

Forsett: 133-721 (3C)-5.4-5 (T3C)

Ingram: 138-618-4.5-6 (T3C)

RECEIVING

S. Smith: 49-728-14.9-4

J. Graham (TE): 59-623-10.6-7

OFFENSE

364.8

424.5 (1C)

TAKE/GIVE

+1

-9

DEFENSE

335.7

369.9

SACKS

Dumervil: 10.5 (T2L)

Galette: 6

INTs

Mosley, Ngata: 2

White: 2

PUNTING

Koch: 46.0

Morstead: 45.6

KICKING

Tucker: 83 (26/26 PAT; 19/22 FG)

S. Graham: 73 (28/29 PAT; 15/16 FG)

The Bad

  • The Ravens aim for their 6th consecutive win vs. NFC opponents.
  • In his only career meeting vs. the Saints, Joe Flacco passed for 2 TDs and a 112.9 QB rating.
  • Justin Forsett leads NFL RBs with a 5.4 rush average (133 attempts, 721 yards).
  • Steve Smith (79) needs one more TD to become 1 of 6 active players with 80 career TDs. He had a 17-yard TD catch in his last game in New Orleans (12/8/13 with Carolina).
  • Torrey Smith has 6 TDs in the past 7 games.
  • C.J. Mosley leads NFL rookies with 87 tackles.
  • Terrell Suggs (99.5) needs half a sack to become the first Raven to reach 100 in a career.
  • Elvis Dumervil has 10.5 sacks in the past 9 games.

The Good

  • Drew Brees has won 9 of his past 10 games on MNF with 29 TDs, 5 INTs and a 118.6 QB rating. He aims for his third game in row vs. Baltimore with 3+ TDs.
  • Since Week 8, Mark Ingram leads the NFL in rushing (459 yards).
  • Marques Colston had 6 catches for 163 yards and 2 TDs in the last home meeting against the Ravens.
  • Jimmy Graham had 2 TDs in his last meeting vs. Baltimore. He has 14 TDs in the past 14 games at home. He has 8 TDs in his past six games on MNF.
  • Junior Galette has 12 sacks in the past 13 games at home. He has 7 sacks in the past 9 games vs. AFC opponents.
  • Cameron Jordan has 11 sacks in the past 12 home games. He has 4 sacks in the past 3 games on MNF.

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