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:
|12/3/72||L, 17-18||Shea Stadium||62,496|
|12/14/80||W, 21-20||Shea Stadium||38,077|
|10/26/86||L, 23-28||Giants Stadium||44,246|
|12/26/92||W, 20-0||Giants Stadium||45,614|
|12/24/95||W, 12-0||Giants Stadium||28,885|
|11/27/05||W, 21-19||Giants Stadium||77,152|
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)
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.