The Saints and Giants have met 25 times, with New York holding a 14-11 advantage. The Saints have won the two contests played since Payton became head coach, including a 48-27 win at the Superdome on October 18, 2009.
Monday will be only the third time in the last ten contests between the two clubs that the game will be held at the Superdome. New York won three straight over the Saints from 1997-2001, the longest win streak for either team in the series, a streak which the Saints will be looking to match.
The Saints have the top offense in the league averaging 437 yards per game. The Giants are 13th, averaging 364 yards per.
New Orleans has a -5 turnover ratio, while the Giants have a +7.
The Giants' defense has forced at least one turnover in 23 straight regular season games, the longest active streak in the NFL. They are currently tied for the NFL lead in sacks with 31.
Since 2006, New Orleans has been the second-least sacked club in the NFL, surrendering only 117 in 90 games.
Since Sean Payton became head coach, the Saints have posted a 16-6 (.727) record in the month of November. Since 2008, the Saints have posted the NFL’s best record in the month with a 12-2 mark, winning their last 10 games in November.
Under Tom Coughlin, the Giants are 13-16 in the month of November.
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