The Saints will face their second NFC North opponent in as many weeks when they travel to Detroit (12:00 CDT) for the first time since 2014. This will be the first meeting between head coaches Matt Patricia and Sean Payton and the eighth between quarterbacks Drew Brees and Matthew Stafford.
Lions vs Saints Tickets and History for Week 4 on October 4, 2020
History: New Orleans Saints vs. Detroit Lions
The regular season series is tied 12-12-1 after a 52-38 Saints win at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on October 15, 2017. In that contest, New Orleans scored three defensive touchdowns in a single game for the first time in franchise history. Quarterbacks Drew Brees and Matthew Stafford have faced off seven times in their careers, including a 2011 NFC Wildcard Playoff, 45-28 win in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, with Brees leading the head-to-head matchup 4-3.