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New Orleans Saints (10-4)


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@ LAR
L 20-26
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vs. Car
W 31-21
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@ Atl
L 17-20
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vs. NYJ
W 31-19
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vs. Atl
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@ TB
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Saints ride Thomas' clutch catches to crucial win vs. Jets

NEW ORLEANS (AP) An official briefly followed Michael Thomas back toward the Saints' huddle, warning the receiver against continuing to toss the ball downfield to no one in particular as a way of celebrating his first-down catches.

The act was getting tiresome for those who had to retrieve the ball because Thomas kept coming through with clutch grabs to ensure New Orleans would keep the New York Jets at bay.

Thomas caught nine passes for 93 yards, including a pivotal 4-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter of the Saints' 31-19 victory over New York on Sunday. In the process, Thomas reached 94 catches this season, making him just the second NFL player - along with the New York Giants' Odell Beckham - to have at least 90 receptions in each of his first two years.

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NFC South Division
TeamWLTPct
New Orleans 1040.714
Carolina 1040.714
Atlanta 850.615
Tampa Bay 490.308
Full Standings
Leaders
Pass Yds: D. Brees3854
Pass TDs: D. Brees21
Rush Yds: M. Ingram1045
Rush TDs: M. Ingram11
Rec Yds: M. Thomas1085
Rec TDs: A. Kamara5
Int: M. Lattimore4
Sacks: C. Jordan10.0
Offense (Rank)
Yards: 5625 (1)
Passing Yards: 3854 (5)
Rushing Yards: 1892 (5)
Points per game: 28.6 (3)
Yards per game: 401.8 (1)
Touchdowns: 42 (2)
Field Goals: 27 (11)
Defense (Rank)
Yards: 4598 (11)
Passing Yards: 3233 (8)
Rushing Yards: 1610 (19)
Points per game: 20.1 (10)
Yards per game: 328.4 (11)
Touchdowns: 29 (9)
Field Goals: 23 (15)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
12/14 S. Moore cut
12/14 J. Freeny acquired from waiver
12/12 B. Harris cut
12/12 G. Johnson signed
12/8 D. Parry suspended 4 games (NFL Personal Conduct Policy)
12/4 J. Murray pract. squad add
12/2 D. Harris cut
12/2 G. Griffin active/prac. squad
12/2 A. Maulet active/prac. squad
12/2 C. Fleener on IR concussion
Injuries
Date Player Status
12/17 T. Hendrickson ankle (Out)
12/17 A. Klein groin (Out)
12/17 T. Ginn Jr. rib (Questionable)
12/17 A. Peat groin (Questionable)
12/7 M. Ingram toe (Questionable)
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