The New Orleans Saints’ offense reached the mountaintop playing the Bucs twice, but can they get a trifecta? It is very difficult to play a perfect football game, but the last time Brees went up against Brady, the Saints came very close. The Saints swept the regular-season series, and have their sights on winning the NFC Divisional Round game.
Here is a bit of New Orleans Saints trivia while you wait for the NFC Divisional Round game versus the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Saints Vs. Bucs Trivia:
1. The Saints and Buccaneers will face each other for a third time this season. New Orleans won the first two matchups during the regular season. What is the combined score of these two games?
2. During the two games this season, quarterback Drew Brees threw six touchdowns to five different receivers. Who were these players?
a. Conversely, Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady threw five interceptions to four different defenders? Who were these players?
3. New Orleans currently has won five straight games against Tampa Bay. The last time the Saints lost was a 48-40 in week one of the 2018 season. Who was the quarterback for the Buccaneers for that game?
4. Saints back-up quarterback Jameis Winston is a former Buccaneers signal-caller. He started 70 games and was drafted first overall for Tampa Bay. Which draft did Winston get selected in?
5. Buccaneers Wide receiver Mike Evans and Saints cornerback Marshon Lattimore have had countless battles since Lattimore entered the league in 2017. Evans has only posted over five catches once in this time span. How many touchdowns does he have against the Saints since 2017? A. 0 B. 5 C. 1 D. 3
6. The Saints were the last team to complete a three-game sweep of a team in a single season. They achieved this feat in 2017 when they won all three games vs. the Carolina Panthers. Who was New Orleans’ leading receiver in all three games?
7. Drew Brees and Tom Brady hold the top two spots for both the NFL career passing yards and touchdowns records. Who is in third place for both these records?
8. True/False: Buccaneers receiver and six-time Pro Bowler Antonio Brown had a visit and tryout with the Saints last season. New Orleans ended up not signing the four-time All-Pro. Then, Brown created a music video dissing head coach Sean Payton and the Saints.
9. Tom Brady has an impressive 31-11 record in playoff games. There have been only six quarterbacks to defeat the six-time Super Bowl champion since 2010. Can you name them?
10. Alvin Kamara was the fifth running back taken in the 2017 draft when he was taken in the third round by the Saints. Which former LSU and current Buccaneers running back was the first running back selected?
11. Drew Brees and Tom Brady will meet for the seventh time in their careers. The two legends have a combined age of 85, 159,562 passing yards, and 1,152 passing touchdowns. What is Brees’ record vs. Brady in their six matchups?'
2. Emmanuel Sanders, Alvin Kamara, Adam Trautman, Tre’Quan Smith, and Josh Hill
a. Marcus Williams, Malcolm Jenkins, David Onyemata, and Janoris Jenkins
3. Ryan Fitzpatrick
6. Michael Thomas
8. Peyton Manning
9. Peyton Manning, Eli Manning, Nick Foles, Ryan Tannehill, Mark Sanchez, and Joe Flacco
10. Leonard Fournette
11. Peyton Manning