By Associated Press, Published: October 27

OPENING LINE —Saints by 13

RECORD VS. SPREAD — New Orleans 4-3; St. Louis 0-6

SERIES RECORD — Rams lead 38-31

LAST MEETING — Saints beat Rams 31-13, Dec. 12, 2010

LAST WEEK — Saints beat Colts 62-7; Rams lost to Cowboys 34-7

SAINTS OFFENSE — OVERALL (2), RUSH (9), PASS (2)

SAINTS DEFENSE — OVERALL (16), RUSH (11), PASS (15)

RAMS OFFENSE — OVERALL (28), RUSH (26), PASS (23)

RAMS DEFENSE — OVERALL (29), RUSH (32), PASS (13)


STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES — Saints’ point total last week tied most since AFL merger in 1970. ... Rams will wear throwback uniforms worn in 1999 Super Bowl championship season. ... Saints assistant head coach Joe Vitt was Rams interim coach for final 11 games of 2005. ... Saints had 557 total yards and team-record 36 first downs last week. ... Saints QB Drew Brees was 31 for 35 for 325 yards with five TDs last week and was taken out late in third quarter, ending NFL record streak of four games with at least 350 yards. He’s topped 300 yards six of seven games. ... RB Pierre Thomas’ 57-yard reception in first quarter was longest gain from scrimmage in his career. ... WR Marques Colston and TE Jimmy Graham each caught 2 TD passes last week. Graham leads NFL TEs with 45 catches and 674 yards. ... Rams defense is worst in league vs. run, allowing an average of 183 yards, and surrendered 253 yards rushing last week to Cowboys rookie RB DeMarco Murray. ... WR Brandon Lloyd caught six passes for 74 yards in Rams debut last week after coming in trade from Denver. ... RB Steven Jackson has 400 yards and four TDs in four games vs. Saints.

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Well, if nothing else, I'm excited about the throwbacks!!!