Saints at Colts NFL Week Seven Capsule

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS (2-4) AT INDIANAPOLIS COLTS (3-3)

SERIES

  SAINTS COLTS
SERIES LEADER 6-5  
STREAKS 6 of past 8  
COACHES VS. OPP. Sean Payton: 2-1 Chuck Pagano: 0-0
LAST WEEK W 31-21 vs. Falcons L 34-27 vs. Patriots
LAST GAME 10/23/11: Colts 7 at Saints 62. New Orleans QB Drew Brees completes 31 of 35 passes (88.6 percent) for 325 yards & 5 TDs. Saints WR Marques Colston has 2 TD catches.
LAST GAME AT SITE 9/6/07: Colts 41, Saints 10. Indianapolis QB Peyton Manning throws for 288 yards & 3 TDs.

Colts WR Reggie Wayne has 7 catches for 115 yards & 2 TDs.

REFEREE Carl Cheffers
BROADCAST FOX (1:00 PM ET): Sam Rosen, John Lynch, Pam Oliver (field reporter). SIRIUS: 134 (NO), 93 (Ind.). XM: 226 (Ind.).

STATS

PASSING Brees: 143-209-1616 (3C)-7-3-96.5 Luck: 95-166-1065-8-7-75.0
RUSHING Ingram: 88-307-3.5-4 (T3L) Gore: 89-403-4.5-3
RECEIVING Cooks: 29-363-12.5-1 Hilton: 33-456-13.8-1
OFFENSE 387.0 (3C) 347.2
TAKE/GIVE -2 -6
DEFENSE 409.7 401.8
SACKS Jordan, Kikaha (R): 4 8 tied: 1
INTs Breaux, Browner: 1 Adams: 4 (T1L)
PUNTING Morstead: 43.2 McAfee: 48.0
KICKING Forbath (Was.): 4 (1/1 PAT; 1/2 FG) Vinatieri: 28 (13/14 PAT; 5/7 FG)

NOTES

SAINTS: QB DREW BREES aims for 4th consecutive 300-yard game. Has 90 career 300-yard games, 2nd most in NFL history. Since joining NO in 2006, leads NFL with 45,301 yards & 323 TDs. In last meeting, passed for 325 yards, 5 TDs & 0 INTs for 144.9 rating, 1 of 7 games with 5+ TDs & 0 INTs. In past 3 vs. AFC, has completed 87 of 113 (77 pct.) for 932 yards & 9 TDs vs. 1 INT for 123.5 rating…RB MARK INGRAM rushed for 2 TDs last week. RB C.J. SPILLER rushed for 107 yards in only game vs. Ind. (11/25/12 with Buf.)…TE BENJAMIN WATSON had 10 catches for career-high 127 yards & TD last week. Aims for 3rd in row with TD. WR MARQUES COLSTON had 7 catches for 98 yards & 2 TDs in last game vs. Ind. Has 14 career games with 2+ TD catches. WR BRANDIN COOKS leads club with 29 catches. WR WILLIE SNEAD has team-best 436 rec. yards…LB HAU’OLI KIKAHA leads NFL rookies with 4 sacks. DE CAMERON JORDAN had 3 sacks, FF & FR last week. LB DANNELL ELLERBE had 14 tackles, FF & FR in Week 6…COLTS: In past 4 vs. NFC, QB ANDREW LUCK has passed for 1,005 yards with 12 TDs vs. 4 INTs for 103.7 rating. Has 2+ TD passes in 3 of 4 games in 2015…RB FRANK GORE leads active players with 11,476 rushing yards. Aims for 5th in row with 85+ scrimmage yards. In last meeting (11/9/14 with SF), rushed for 81 yards & TD…WR T.Y. HILTON (247) needs 3 rec. to reach 250 career. Aims for 3rd in row with TD vs. NFC. WR ANDRE JOHNSON (13,760) needs 18 receiving yards to surpass STEVE SMITH, SR. (13,772) & HENRY ELLARD (13,777) for No. 11 all-time. WR DONTE MONCRIEF has TD catch in 4 of past 6. WR GRIFF WHALEN scored 1st TD since 2013 last week (18-yard catch)…LB D’QWELL JACKSON leads team with 71 tackles, incl. 13 last week. Aims for 5th in row with 10+ tackles. Since 2014, S MIKE ADAMS leads AFC with 9 INTs, including 14-yard INT-TD vs. NE. Has 3 INTs in past 2 & aims for 3rd in row with INT.


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