By The Numbers: Saints vs. Broncos (1 Viewer)

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A look inside the numbers from the New Orleans Saints Week 12 Victory over the Denver Broncos.

By Brendan Boylan

The New Orleans Saints (9-2) march out of Denver, CO, with their eighth consecutive victory after defeating the Denver Broncos (4-7) by the final tally of 31-3. The Saints defense dominated the Broncos quarterback-less offense for four quarters and set up Taysom Hill and Co. in the short field, allowing them to rush for four scores.

Let's look inside the numbers from the Saints Week 12 victory.

1: New Orleans are the NFL's Best in Total Defense ...

The New Orleans Saints have come a long way defensively over the last half-decade. Just five seasons ago, the Black and Gold defense ranked second to last in the league in total defense, dead-last in scoring defense, and allowed an NFL-record 116.1 passer rating to opposing quarterbacks. Following their victory over the Denver Broncos, New Orleans is now a top of the NFL in total defense, surrendering 284.9 yards per game.

2: Taysom Hill is 2nd QB in the last 53 Years with 2+ Rushing TDs in 1st 2 Starts ...

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