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Saints could test Cards in red zone

1/13/2010

The Cardinals scored touchdowns on 70.4 percent of their trips inside the opponents' 20-yard line.

No offense fared better.

The production continued in the wild-card playoff game against Green Bay's 28th-ranked red zone defense. Kurt Warner completed 7 of 8 passes for 82 yards and four touchdowns inside 20.

The Cardinals' divisional-round opponent, New Orleans, ranks second in red zone touchdown percentage. The Saints allowed touchdowns on 39.3 percent of red zone possessions, compared to 60.9 percent for the Packers.

Warner ranks among the NFL's top three starters in completion percentage, touchdowns and passer rating (all in the red zone).

All stats from ESPN Stats & Information.

Red zone matchup: Cardinals-Saints