New Orleans Saints vs. Detroit Lions: Three key matchups (1 Viewer)

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The New Orleans Saints (5-6) will try to improve their standing the postseason race Sunday against the NFC North-leading Detroit Lions (7-4) at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

Although the Saints have proven to be better in recent games than they were during the 0-3 start, they still haven't had as much success winning close games as the Lions, who have had every game this season finish within a 7-point margin.

Considering the unlikelihood of some of Detroit's wins this year, it's difficult to pinpoint all of its strengths and weaknesses, but here are three matchups that could determine the outcome Sunday:

Saints tight ends vs. Lions back seven

New Orleans tight ends contributed in a big way in last week's win over the Los Angeles Rams as Josh Hill had career highs of six catches for 74 yards and Coby Fleener added four catches for 59 yards.

By Josh Katzenstein, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune


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