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.

Chargers Average Team Rankings Saints
8.6 Total Offense 7.1
18.3 Total Defense 10.7
5.8 Passing Offense 5.0
24.2 Passing Defense 8.0
15.2 Rushing Offense 20.3
18.7 Rushing Defense 17.7
9.5 Receiving Offense 4.0
22.7 Receiving Defense 6.3
26.3 Punting 19.7
25.7 Return 23.2
15.0 Kicking 24.0

Total Offense Chargers Saints
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Points/Game 24.8 12 25.9 10
Total Yds/Game 393.3 5 399.4 4
Giveaways 21 11 19 4
Total 1st Downs 373 3 359 4
3rd Down Efficiency 49.0% 1 43.9% 2
4th Down Efficiency 83.3% 26 47.4% 8
Total TDs 41 12 49 3
Scoring Efficiency 44.9% 2 40.3% 6
3 and Out Drives 23 1 38 10
Penalties 95 13 95 11
Penalty Yds 765 9 817 16
Avg Total Off. Rank 8.6 7.1

Total Defense Chargers Saints
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Opp. Points/Game 21.8 11 19.0 4
Opp. Total Yds/Game 366.5 23 305.7 4
Takeaways 17 30 19 29
Opp. Total 1st Downs 327 19 274 1
Opp. 3rd Down Efficiency 38.9% 5 34.7% 4
Opp. 4th Down Efficiency 46.2% 13 33.3% 8
Opp. Total TDs 37 17 31 6
Opp. Scoring Efficiency 36.1% 21 30.4% 8
Opp. 3 and Out Drives 32 30 52 5
Opp. Penalties 100 15 91 25
Opp. Penalty Yds 850 17 750 24
Avg Total Def. Rank 18.3 10.7

Passing Offense Chargers Saints
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Total Attempts 544 22 651 4
Total Completions 378 6 446 2
Completion Pct. 69.5 1 68.5 2
Passing Yds/Game 270.5 4 307.4 2
Yds/Attempts 7.96 3 7.55 5
Passing TDs 32 7 39 2
INTs Thrown 11 9 12 11
QB Rating 105.5 2 104.5 3
Passing 1st Downs 230 3 244 2
Sacks Allowed 30 5 37 10
Sacks Yds Allowed 150 2 244 12
Avg Passing Off. Rank 5.8 5.0

Passing Defense Chargers Saints
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Opp. Total Attempts 548 12 507 3
Opp. Total Completions 364 26 304 2
Opp. Completion Pct. 66.4 29 60.0 16
Opp. Passing Yds/Game 258.7 29 194.1 2
Opp. Yds/Attempts 7.55 31 6.12 9
Opp. Passing TDs 23 12 20 6
Interceptions 11 27 12 25
Opp. QB Rating 96.4 28 83.6 14
Opp. Passing 1st Downs 208 29 168 3
Sacks 35 23 49 4
Sacks Yds 248 20 336 4
Avg Passing Def. Rank 24.2 8.0

Rushing Offense Chargers Saints
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Total Attempts 486 6 391 26
Rushing Yds/Game 122.8 13 92.1 25
Yds/Carry 4.0 23 3.8 25
Rushing TDs 9 26 10 24
Rushing 1st Downs 104 14 87 21
Rushing Fumbles 5 9 1 1
Avg Rushing Off. Rank 15.2 20.3

Rushing Defense Chargers Saints
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Opp. Total Attempts 376 3 387 6
Opp. Rushing Yds/Game 107.8 12 111.6 19
Opp. Yds/Carry 4.6 29 4.6 28
Opp. Rushing TDs 14 22 11 13
Opp. Rushing 1st Downs 98 16 82 8
Opp. Rushing Fumbles 4 30 3 32
Avg Rushing Def. Rank 18.7 17.7

Receiving Offense Chargers Saints
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Receptions 378 6 446 2
Receiving Yds/Game 279.9 6 322.6 2
Yds/Reception 11.8 13 11.6 14
Receiving TDs 32 7 39 2
Receiving 1st Downs 230 3 244 2
Receiving Fumbles 4 22 1 2
Avg Receiving Off. Rank 9.5 4.0

Receiving Defense Chargers Saints
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Opp. Receptions 364 26 304 2
Opp. Receiving Yds/Game 274.2 29 215.1 3
Opp. Yds/Receptions 12.1 23 11.3 9
Opp. Receiving TDs 23 12 20 6
Opp. Receiving 1st Downs 208 29 168 3
Opp. Receiving Fumbles 4 17 4 15
Avg Receiving Def. Rank 22.7 6.3

Punting Stats Chargers Saints
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Punts 56 32 61 31
Punting Yds 2417 32 2859 29
Punting Average 43.2 26 46.9 6
Inside 20 30 9 25 21
Touchbacks 1 31 5 18
Blocked 0 13 0 10
Net Punting Average 40.0 15 42.3 3
Avg Punting Stats Rank 26.3 19.7

Return Stats Chargers Saints
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Kick Returns 32 26 22 32
Kick Return Yds 707 26 506 31
Kick Returns for TD 0 26 0 20
Punt Returns 22 31 32 18
Punt Return Yds 166 31 194 29
Punt Returns for TD 0 14 0 9
Avg Returns Stats Rank 25.7 23.2

Kicking Stats Chargers Saints
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Extra Points Made 42 14 48 4
Extra Points Pct. 42/42 100.0 13 48/48 100.0 4
Field Goals Made 34 4 24 21
Field Goal Pct. 34/37, 91.9 4 24/32, 75.0 22
FG 1-19 1/1, 100.0 9 2/2, 100.0 3
FG 20-29 9/9, 100.0 10 6/7, 85.7 24
FG 30-39 13/16, 81.3 3 5/8, 62.5 30
FG 40-49 9/9, 0 12 10/14, 0 11
FG 50+ 2/2, 100.0 21 1/1, 100.0 25
Avg Kicking Stats Rank 15.0 24.0

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