Jaguars-Saints Capsule

JACKSONVILLE (5-9) at NEW ORLEANS (5-9)

Sunday, 4:05 p.m. EST, CBS

OPENING LINE - Saints by 3 1/2

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Jaguars 7-7, Saints 6-7-1

SERIES RECORD - Saints lead 3-2

LAST MEETING - Saints beat Jaguars 23-10, Oct. 2, 2011

LAST WEEK - Jaguars lost to Falcons 23-17; Saints lost to Lions 35-27

AP PRO32 RANKING - Jaguars No. 25, Saints No. 24

JAGUARS OFFENSE - OVERALL (16), RUSH (19), PASS (12).

JAGUARS DEFENSE - OVERALL (20), RUSH (12), PASS (25).

SAINTS OFFENSE - OVERALL (3), RUSH (27), PASS (1).

SAINTS DEFENSE - OVERALL (31), RUSH (32), PASS (30).

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Jaguars QB Blake Bortles has club record 31 TDs passing. ... Bortles has five 300-yard passing games this season, needs one more to tie club record for most 300-yard games in single season with Mark Brunell in 1996. ... Bortles has two or more TDs passing in eight of past 10. ... RB T.J. Yeldon ranks third among NFL rookies with 740 yards rushing. ... WR Allen Robinson has 1,141 yards receiving and is first Jaguars receiver with 1,000 yards receiving in single season since Jimmy Smith in 2005. ... Robinson has one or more TDs receiving in past four games, with six TDs total in that span. ... WR Allen Hurns has TD catch in eight of past 11 games, needs 93 yards receiving to reach 1,000 for first time. ... ... DE Andre Branch has two sacks, forced fumble, fumble recovery for TD and three passes defended in past two games. ... With last week's loss, Saints guaranteed consecutive losing seasons for first time since Sean Payton became coach in 2006. ... Saints are 3-4 at home this season. ... QB Drew Brees injured right foot last week, but continued to play. ... Brees has passed for 4,000-plus yards in 10 straight seasons, most in NFL history. He had 341 yards, three TDs passing last week. ... WR Brandin Cooks has seven TDs in past seven games. Had career-high 10 catches and 124 yards with TD last week. ... RB Tim Hightower has 180 scrimmage yards, TD in two starts this season. ... WR Marques Colston has three TDs in past two games. ... WR Willie Snead has 17 catches for 198 yards in past two games, had career-high 10 catches last week. ... DE Cameron Jordan has 17 sacks in past 22 home games. He has eight sacks, forced fumble and fumble recovery in past nine. ... LB Kasim Edebali had two sacks last week, ranks second on team with career-high five. ... Fantasy Tip: Jaguars TE Julius Thomas has TD in four of past five games. Thomas has 29 TDs since 2013, most among NFL TEs during span. Saints' 30th-ranked pass defense has struggled against elite receiving TEs this season.

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