Next opponent: New Orleans

  • Updated: December 11, 2011 - 11:47 PM

NEXT OPPONENT: NEW ORLEANS

The Saints (10-3) beat Tennessee 22-17 on Sunday, have won five in a row and remain in the lead of the NFC South with three games left in the regular season. They clinched a playoff berth later Sunday when Chicago lost in overtime to the Broncos.

SAINTS WEEK 13

New Orleans 22, Tennessee 17

Unable to reach the end zone through three quarters, the Saints got a pair of touchdown passes from Drew Brees to Marques Colston in the final 15 minutes to beat the Titans.

WHAT TO WATCH FOR

Quarterback Drew Brees

Brees extended his NFL record of consecutive games with 20 completions to 33, and threw a TD pass for the 40th consecutive game. Johnny Unitas holds the record at 47.

OUTLOOK

The Vikings secondary is not getting any better, and Brees and the Saints are in a big-time playoff push. NFL passing records could fall in this one, folks. Outlook: Horns down

  • Week 1 Sept. 11 at San Diego Loss 24-17 Week 2 Sept. 18 Tampa Bay Loss 24-20 Week 3 Sept. 25 Detroit Loss 26-23 (OT) Week 4 Oct. 2 at Kan. City Loss 22-17 Week 5 Oct. 9 Arizona Win 34-10 Week 6 Oct. 16 at Chicago Loss 39-10 Week 7 Oct. 23 Green Bay Loss 33-27 Week 8 Oct. 30 at Carolina Win 24-21 Week 9 Nov. 6 Bye week Week 10 Nov. 14 at Green Bay Loss 45-7 Week 11 Nov. 20 Oakland Loss 27-21 Week 12 Nov. 27 at Atlanta Loss 24-14 Week 13 Dec. 4 Denver Loss 35-32 Week 14 Dec. 11 at Detroit Loss 34-28 Week 15 Dec. 18 New Orleans Noon, Ch. 9 Week 16 Dec. 24 at Wash. Noon, Ch. 9 Week 17 Jan. 1 Chicago Noon, Ch. 9
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