Saints will lead NFC South in travel

Even though NFC West teams are on the schedule, NFC South teams won’t be logging a lot of travel miles this season.

According to the NFL, the New Orleans Saints will travel more miles (14,510) than any team in the NFC South this season. But the Saints are No. 16 in the NFL. San Francisco is No. 1 with 32,948 travel miles.

Carolina is No. 17 at 14,278 miles. Tampa Bay is No. 19 at 14,186 miles.

Atlanta is No. 22 with 12,952 miles. Combined the four NFC South teams will travel 55,926 miles this season. That’s the third-highest total of any division.