Saints snap counts: Offense runs season-low plays in win over Vikings (1 Viewer)

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By Josh Katzenstein, | The Times-Picayune

A quick glance at the box score would’ve made it hard to understand how the New Orleans Saints beat the Minnesota Vikings, 30-20, at U.S. Bank Stadium.

The Vikings gained more yards than the Saints, 423 to 270, gained more yards per play, 6.3 to 5.1, and won the time of possession, 31:23 to 28:37.

Typically, those stats lead a team to a victory, but turnovers are the great equalizer. The Saints’ fumble recovery in the second quarter prevented a surefire scoring drive by Minnesota, and P.J. Williams’ interception return for a touchdown helped the Saints defense contribute to the scoring.

Still, largely due to those key statistics, the Saints finished Sunday’s game with just 53 offensive snaps, their fewest of the season. ...

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