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New Orleans Saints vs New York Jets: Series History

Posted Nov 1, 2013

A look at the series history, fast facts and top performances

The Saints and Jets have met 11 times, with the Saints leading the series 6-5. The Saints are 4-2 at the Jets, but this will be the first time they face them at MetLife Stadium. The last game between the two clubs was a 24-10 Saints victory on Oct. 4, 2009. The Saints will be looking for their second three-game winning streak against the Jets on Sunday afternoon.

Two of New Orleans’ victories against the Jets have come as shutouts, with the Saints posting 13 shutouts in their 46-year history. Overall, this series has been extremely close with seven of the 11 contests being decided by seven points or less, five by three points or less. Below is a look back on the all-time results:

Date Score Site Attendance
12/3/72 L, 17-18 Shea Stadium 62,496
12/4/77 L, 13-16 Superdome 40,464
12/14/80 W, 21-20 Shea Stadium 38,077
11/21/83 L, 28-31 Superdome 68,606
10/26/86 L, 23-28 Giants Stadium 44,246
10/15/89 W, 29-14 Superdome 59,521
12/26/92 W, 20-0 Giants Stadium 45,614
12/24/95 W, 12-0 Giants Stadium 28,885
11/14/01 L, 9-16 Superdome 70,020
11/27/05 W, 21-19 Giants Stadium 77,152
10/4/09 W, 24-10 Superdome 70,009

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SERIES FAST FACTS

Saints’ Largest Margin of Victory: 15 (Saints 29, Jets 14, 10/15/89 at Superdome)

Jets’ Largest Margin of Victory: 7 (Jets 16, Saints 9, 11/4/01 at Superdome)

Current Series Streak: Saints 2 (11/27/05-present)

Saints’ Longest Win Streak: 3 (10/15/89-12/24/95)

Jets’ Longest Win Streak: 2, 2x (12/3/72-12/4/77 and 11/21/83-10/26/86)

Most Points by Saints: 29, (Saints 29, Jets 14, 10/15/89 at Superdome)

Most Points by Jets: 31, Saints 28 (11/21/83 at Superdome)

Most Points, Both Teams: 59 (Jets 31, Saints 28, 11/21/83 at Superdome)

Fewest Points by Saints: 9, Jets 16 (11/4/01 at Superdome)

Fewest Points by Jets: 0, two times, (12/26/92 at Giants Stadium, 12/24/94 at Giants Stadium)

Fewest Points, Both Teams: 12, (Saints 12, Jets 0, 12/24/95 at Giants Stadium)

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TOP PERFORMANCES

The top individual yardage games for the Saints in the 11 previous regular season meetings against the New York Jets:

RUSHING YARDAGE (100 yards)

• FB Hokie Gajan – 11 carries for 113 yards, at the Superdome, Nov. 21, 2003.

• RB Chuck Muncie – 20 carries for 107 yards, at the Superdome, Dec. 4, 1977.

PASSING YARDAGE (250 yards)

• QB Bobby Hebert – 18 of 28 for 281 yards, at the Superdome, Oct. 15, 1989.

RECEIVING YARDAGE (100 yards)

• WR Eric Martin – Five receptions for 131 yards, two TDs at the Superdome, Oct. 15, 1989.

INTERCEPTIONS (2 )

• CB Toi Cook – Two interceptions at Giants Stadium, Dec. 26, 1992.

• S Darren Sharper – Two interceptions, one TD at Superdome, Oct. 4, 2009.