Buffalo @ New Orleans
Current Records: Buffalo 6-4; New Orleans 5-5
What to Know
The New Orleans Saints will be returning home after a two-game road trip. They will take on the Buffalo Bills at 8:20 p.m. ET on Thursday at Caesars Superdome. Both teams took a loss in their last game, so they’ll have plenty of motivation to get the ‘W.’
New Orleans came up short against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday, falling 40-29. The Saints were down 33-7 at the end of the third quarter, which was just too much to recover from. A silver lining for them was the play of QB Trevor Siemian, who passed for three TDs and 214 yards on 40 attempts in addition to punching in one rushing touchdown.
Meanwhile, the point spread favored Buffalo on Sunday, but luck did not. They found themselves the reluctant recipients of an unfortunate 41-15 punch to the gut against the Indianapolis Colts. No one had a standout game offensively for Buffalo, but QB Josh Allen led the way with two touchdowns. Allen ended up with a passer rating of 117.60.
New Orleans is now 5-5 while Buffalo sits at 6-4. A pair of defensive numbers to keep in mind before kickoff: The Saints come into the matchup boasting the third fewest passing touchdowns allowed in the NFL at 13. As for the Bills, they rank first in the league when it comes to touchdowns allowed, with only 18 on the season.
How To Watch
When: Thursday at 8:20 p.m. ETWhere: Caesars Superdome — New Orleans, LouisianaTV: NBCOnline streaming: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)Follow: CBS Sports App
New Orleans won the only game these two teams have played in the last seven years.
Nov 12, 2017 – New Orleans 47 vs. Buffalo 10