Where the Saints rank: Week 15

December, 10, 2013
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New Orleans Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan vaulted into the top 4 in the NFL in sacks with two more of them on Sunday night -- giving him his first double-digit sack season with 11.5. Here's a look at where the Saints (10-3) and this week's opponent, the St. Louis Rams (5-8), now rank in key statistical categories:

SAINTS OFFENSE
Total yards: 6th (394.3 per game)
Passing yards: 2nd (302.9 per game)
Rushing yards: 25th (91.4 per game)
Third-down conversions: 3rd (45.7 percent)
Red-zone touchdowns: 12th (56.5 percent)
Turnovers (giveaways): 4th fewest (14)
Sacks allowed: tie-5th fewest (26)

SAINTS DEFENSE
Total yards: 6th (313.6 per game)
Passing yards: 3rd (199.3 per game)
Rushing yards: 17th (114.3 per game)
Third-down conversions: 11th (36.2 percent)
Red-zone touchdowns: 22nd (59.0 percent)
Turnovers (takeaways): tie-24th (17)
Sacks: tie-2nd (43)

SAINTS TEAM
Points scored: tie-7th (26.4 per game)
Points allowed: 5th (18.7 per game)
Turnover ratio: 12th (plus-3)
Time of possession: 3rd (32:08 per game)

SAINTS INDIVIDUALS
QB Drew Brees: 315.9 yards per game (2nd), 33 touchdowns (2nd), 106.5 passer rating (tie-5th), 71.2 Total QBR (4th)
TE Jimmy Graham: 14 total TDs (1st), 14 receiving TDs (1st), 74 catches (tied for 9th), 1,046 receiving yards (tie-11th)
DE Cameron Jordan: 11.5 sacks (tie-4th)
LB Curtis Lofton: 108 tackles (tie-10th)
P Thomas Morstead: net average 42.5 yards per punt (3rd)

RAMS OFFENSE
Total yards: 27th (318.5 per game)
Passing yards: 26th (205.7 per game)
Rushing yards: tie-17th (112.8 per game)
Turnovers (giveaways): tie-10th fewest (17)
Sacks allowed: tie-14th fewest (33)

RAMS DEFENSE
Total yards: 19th (357.6 per game)
Passing yards: 22nd (248.8 per game)
Rushing yards: 13th (108.8 per game)
Turnovers (takeaways): tie-8th (24)
Sacks: tie-7th (38)

RAMS TEAM
Points scored: 20th (22.2 per game)
Points allowed: 14th (23.7 per game)

Mike Triplett

ESPN New Orleans Saints reporter

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