Saints racked up the YAC


New Orleans running back Darren Sproles narrowly missed out on leading the league in yards after the catch.

Sproles finished second with 707 yards after the catch, according to ESPN Stats & Information. New England’s Wes Welker ended up leading the league with 712 yards after the catch.

Carolina running back Jonathan Stewart was No. 10 with 500 yards after the catch. New Orleans running back Pierre Thomas was No. 15 at 478 yards. New Orleans tight end Jimmy Graham was No. 16 at 452 yards. Carolina’s Steve Smith was No. 18 at 449 yards.

The Saints finished second in the NFL in team yards after the catch. The Saints had 2,435. New England led the league with 2,595 yards.