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Denver Broncos vs. New Orleans Saints: By The Numbers

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Previewing the Broncos match up with the Saints.

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Greg M. Cooper-US PRESSWIRE

The Denver Broncos are set to host the New Orleans Saints for a primetime matchup on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012 at 6:30 p.m. MDT.

The game will be nationally broadcast by NBC with Al Michaels (play-by-play) and Cris Collinsworth (color commentary) calling the game and Michele Tafoya will be reporting from the sidelines.

Dave Logan (play-by-play) and Ed McCaffrey (color commentary) will call the game with Andy Lindahl
reporting from the sidelines on KOA Radio (850 AM).

Denver leads the series 7-2 with a 4-1 record at Home. The Broncos have won the last 3. The last time these two teams met was on Sunday September 21, 2008. Denver won that Week 3 contest 34-32.

The Broncos are favored by 6 and the over/under is 55.5.

The Weather forecast calls for Clear Skies with a high of 50 degrees and a low of 36f.

Here is the Tale of the Tape.

Denver New Orleans
3-3 Record 2-4
T-1st in AFC West Division Standing T-2nd in NFC South
-3 (T-22nd) Turnover +/- 0 (T-14th)
OFFENSE
384.7 (6th) Net Yards Per Game 411.3 (3rd)
28.3 (7th) Points Per Game 29.3 (3rd)
28:06 T.O.P. Average 26:36
93.8 Net Rushing YPG 76.2
290.8 Net Passing YPG 335.2
4/160 Had Intercepted/Yards 7/132
10/63 Sacks Allowed/Yards 6/43
9/9 Fumbles/Lost 4/1
45.3% (T-4th) Third Down Pct. 48.2% (2nd)
68.4% (3rd) Red Zone TD Pct 71.43% (2nd)
13 (T-24th) Giveaways 8 (T-7th)
Denver DEFENSE New Orleans
330.7 (11th) Net Yards Per Game 465.5 (32nd)
4.8 (4th) Yards Per Play 6.6 (32nd)
23.0 (T-17th) Points Per Game 30.3 (29th)
115.2 Net Rushing YPG 160.3
215.5 Net Passing YPG 305.2
6/11 Intercepted By/Yards 3/69
18/128 Sacks For/Yards 12/83
10/4 Opponent Fumbles/Lost 8/5
45.6% (29th) Third Down Pct. 37.7% (14th)
61.9% (24th) Red Zone TD Pct. 59.26% (20th)
10 (T-15th) Takeaways 8 (T-22nd)
Denver SPECIAL TEAMS New Orleans
47.0 Punts-Avg Yds (Gross) 51.2
42.7 Punts-Avg Yds (Net) 44.9
7.3 Punt Return Avg 7.4
4.9 Punt Ret-Avg Allowed 9.9
18.4 Kick Return-Avg 25.3
20.3 Kick Ret-Avg Allowed 23.5
7/7 (100%) FGs Made/Attempted 7/9 (77.8%)

Go Broncos!

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