Our Head-to-Head feature is based on season stats. Check marks were given to the team with a higher ranking for that particular category.

Saints Average Team Rankings Cowboys
6.9 Total Offense 10.3
24.7 Total Defense 17.1
6.9 Passing Offense 10.6
21.0 Passing Defense 19.8
11.0 Rushing Offense 7.2
27.3 Rushing Defense 17.2
11.3 Receiving Offense 11.3
20.2 Receiving Defense 14.8
20.8 Punting 27.7
26.2 Return 15.5
31.2 Kicking 18.7

Total Offense Saints Cowboys
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Points/Game 25.1 9 29.2 5
Total Yds/Game 411.4 1 383.6 7
Giveaways 30 28 25 20
Total 1st Downs 395 1 342 11
3rd Down Efficiency 48.3% 4 47.3% 6
4th Down Efficiency 53.3% 9 50.0% 30
Total TDs 49 5 53 2
Scoring Efficiency 39.1% 10 44.1% 3
3 and Out Drives 28 4 28 3
Penalties 80 2 105 14
Penalty Yds 670 3 839 12
Avg Total Off. Rank 6.9 10.3

Total Defense Saints Cowboys
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Opp. Points/Game 26.5 28 22.0 15
Opp. Total Yds/Game 384.0 31 355.1 19
Takeaways 17 28 31 2
Opp. Total 1st Downs 345 28 315 17
Opp. 3rd Down Efficiency 46.0% 30 43.6% 19
Opp. 4th Down Efficiency 50.0% 8 50.0% 26
Opp. Total TDs 43 26 40 20
Opp. Scoring Efficiency 44.4% 31 31.3% 9
Opp. 3 and Out Drives 23 32 35 23
Opp. Penalties 105 16 104 19
Opp. Penalty Yds 889 14 861 19
Avg Total Def. Rank 24.7 17.1

Passing Offense Saints Cowboys
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Total Attempts 659 2 476 31
Total Completions 456 1 328 18
Completion Pct. 69.2 1 68.9 2
Passing Yds/Game 309.5 3 250.5 15
Yds/Attempts 7.51 9 8.42 1
Passing TDs 33 6 37 4
INTs Thrown 17 25 11 7
QB Rating 97.0 6 110.9 1
Passing 1st Downs 258 1 205 13
Sacks Allowed 30 11 30 9
Sacks Yds Allowed 188 11 224 16
Avg Passing Off. Rank 6.9 10.6

Passing Defense Saints Cowboys
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Opp. Total Attempts 546 15 558 18
Opp. Total Completions 341 11 371 28
Opp. Completion Pct. 62.5 15 66.5 28
Opp. Passing Yds/Game 262.9 24 261.7 23
Opp. Yds/Attempts 7.71 25 7.50 20
Opp. Passing TDs 26 19 22 7
Interceptions 12 23 18 7
Opp. QB Rating 92.9 24 88.5 13
Opp. Passing 1st Downs 205 23 195 16
Sacks 34 25 28 28
Sacks Yds 188 27 156 30
Avg Passing Def. Rank 21.0 19.8

Rushing Offense Saints Cowboys
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Total Attempts 406 19 508 3
Rushing Yds/Game 113.6 13 147.1 2
Yds/Carry 4.5 6 4.6 3
Rushing TDs 16 6 16 5
Rushing 1st Downs 101 11 106 8
Rushing Fumbles 6 11 9 22
Avg Rushing Off. Rank 11.0 7.2

Rushing Defense Saints Cowboys
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Opp. Total Attempts 442 22 392 6
Opp. Rushing Yds/Game 132.8 29 103.1 8
Opp. Yds/Carry 4.8 31 4.2 17
Opp. Rushing TDs 17 30 18 31
Opp. Rushing 1st Downs 111 28 86 11
Opp. Rushing Fumbles 5 24 3 30
Avg Rushing Def. Rank 27.3 17.2

Receiving Offense Saints Cowboys
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Receptions 456 1 328 18
Receiving Yds/Game 309.5 3 250.5 15
Yds/Reception 10.9 26 12.2 7
Receiving TDs 33 6 37 4
Receiving 1st Downs 258 1 205 13
Receiving Fumbles 8 31 4 11
Avg Receiving Off. Rank 11.3 11.3

Receiving Defense Saints Cowboys
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Opp. Receptions 341 11 371 28
Opp. Receiving Yds/Game 262.9 24 261.7 23
Opp. Yds/Receptions 12.3 28 11.3 13
Opp. Receiving TDs 26 19 22 7
Opp. Receiving 1st Downs 205 23 195 16
Opp. Receiving Fumbles 5 16 9 2
Avg Receiving Def. Rank 20.2 14.8

Punting Stats Saints Cowboys
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Punts 58 30 57 31
Punting Yds 2690 27 2586 31
Punting Average 46.4 6 44.6 19
Inside 20 19 30 21 25
Touchbacks 5 20 2 31
Blocked 0 10 1 15
Net Punting Average 42.9 2 39.8 14
Avg Punting Stats Rank 20.8 27.7

Return Stats Saints Cowboys
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Kick Returns 21 31 33 23
Kick Return Yds 543 30 790 22
Kick Returns for TD 0 21 0 10
Punt Returns 19 31 30 18
Punt Return Yds 134 31 275 15
Punt Returns for TD 0 13 0 5
Avg Returns Stats Rank 26.2 15.5

Kicking Stats Saints Cowboys
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Extra Points Made 46 7 56 1
Extra Points Pct. 46/47 97.9 7 56/56 100.0 1
Field Goals Made 19 31 25 18
Field Goal Pct. 19/22, 86.4 31 25/29, 86.2 17
FG 1-19 0/0, 0 21 0/0, 0 15
FG 20-29 6/6, 100.0 20 6/6, 100.0 19
FG 30-39 9/9, 100.0 14 6/7, 85.7 26
FG 40-49 3/5, 0 31 8/9, 0 10
FG 50+ 1/2, 50.0 25 5/7, 71.4 5
Avg Kicking Stats Rank 31.2 18.7

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