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Cowboys Vs. Saints: NFL Week 12 Game Capsules

We're just hours from Thanksgiving. Hope everyone has a fantastic Turkey Day. 

The Cowboys look to extend their winning streak to three games when they host the surging New Orleans Saints, who've won their past three. Here's a few facts, trends and figures about the two teams' series history, as well as up-to-date season stats for both squads.

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS (7-3) AT DALLAS COWBOYS (3-7)

SERIES

 

SAINTS

COWBOYS

SERIES LEADER

15-8

STREAKS

5 of past 6

COACHES VS. OPP.

Payton: 1-1

Garrett: 0-0

LAST WEEK

W 34-19 vs. Seahawks

W 35-19 vs. Lions

LAST GAME

12/19/09: Cowboys 24 at Saints 17.  Dallas QB Tony Romo completes 22 of 34 attempts (64.7 pct.) for 312 yards & 1 TD as Cowboys take 24-3 lead & hold off New Orleans.

LAST GAME AT SITE

12/10/06: Saints 42, Cowboys 17.  New Orleans QB Drew Brees passes for 5 TDs as Saints tally 536 yards of offense. 

BROADCAST

FOX (3:15 PM CT): Joe Buck, Troy Aikman, Pam Oliver (Field reporter).  Westwood One Radio: Howard David, Tony Boselli, Kevin Kiley (Field reporter).  SIRIUS: 124 (WW1), 123 (NO), 126 (Dal.).  XM: 124 (WW1), 105 (NO), 103 (Dal.). 

 

STATS

PASSING

Brees: 290-417-2,969 (1C)-22 (1C)-14-93.3

Kitna: 100-158-1,223-10-7-89.7

RUSHING

Ivory (R): 101-481-4.8-1

Jones: 98-404-4.1-0

RECEIVING

Colston: 62 (T3L)-705-11.4-4

Witten (TE): 50-561-11.2-3

OFFENSE

382.3 (3C)

356.6

TAKE/GIVE

-4

-6

DEFENSE

291.7 (3C)

352.4

SACKS

Ellis: 4

Ware: 8.5 (2C)

INTs

Greer: 2

Newman: 2

PUNTING

Morstead: 46.7 (2C)

McBriar: 47.9 (1C)

KICKING

Hartley: 53 (23/23 PAT; 10/15 FG)

Buehler: 59 (26/27 PAT; 11/15 FG)

Photographs by jamesbrandon, jdtornow, phlezk, flygraphix, mcdlttx, tomasland, and literalbarrage used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.