NFL Capsule: Saints at Broncos

NFL Capsule: Saints at Broncos
October 25, 2012, 2:23 pm
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NEW ORLEANS (2-4) At DENVER (3-3)

Sunday, 8:30 p.m., NBC

OPENING LINE - Broncos by 6 1/2

RECORD VS. SPREAD - New Orleans 3-3; Denver 3-3

SERIES RECORD - Broncos lead 7-2

AP PRO32 RANKING - Saints No. 17; Broncos No. 9

LAST MEETING - Broncos beat Saints 34-32, Sept. 21, 2008

LAST WEEK - Saints beat Buccaneers 35-28; Broncos had bye

SAINTS OFFENSE - OVERALL (3), RUSH (32), PASS (1)

SAINTS DEFENSE - OVERALL (32), RUSH (31), PASS (30)

BRONCOS OFFENSE - OVERALL (6), RUSH (23), PASS (4)

BRONCOS DEFENSE - OVERALL (11), RUSH (18), PASS (10)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Broncos QB Peyton Manning first player in NFL history to throw for 300 yards, three touchdowns and complete 70 percent of passes in three straight games. ... Saints QB Drew Brees looking to extend record to 50 straight games with touchdown pass. ... Broncos have outscored opponents 79-6 in fourth quarter. ... Saints have allowed 2,793 yards over first six games, most since 1950. ... Broncos WR Demaryius Thomas has 100 yards receiving in two of three home games this season. ... Broncos CB Tracy Porter played four seasons in New Orleans, and had game-clinching interception return for touchdown in Saints win over Manning and Colts in 2010 Super Bowl. ... Saints DE Junior Galette has four sacks over past four games. ... Saints WR Marques Colston has five touchdowns in past three games.

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