Where the Saints rank: Week 6

A look at where the New Orleans Saints (2-3) rank in key statistical categories through five weeks of the NFL season:


Total yards: 1st (442.8 per game)

Passing yards: 4th (309.8 per game)

Rushing yards: 9th (133.0 per game)

Third-down conversions: 2nd (54.8 percent)

Red zone touchdowns: tie-6th (66.7 percent)

Turnovers (giveaways): tie-4th most (10)

Sacks allowed: tie-4th fewest (5)


Total yards: 25th (379.6 per game)

Passing yards: 26th (267.6 per game)

Rushing yards: 14th (112.0 per game)

Third-down conversions: 22nd (46.2 percent)

Red zone touchdowns: 29th (71.4 percent)

Turnovers (takeaways): 32nd (2)

Sacks: tie-24th (6)


Points scored: 10th (26.4 per game)

Points allowed: 28th (28.2 per game)

Turnover ratio: 32nd (minus-8)

Time of possession: 9th (31:09 per game)


QB Drew Brees: 1,574 yards (3rd), 9 TDs (tie-8th), 6 INTs (tied for most), 68.8 completion percentage (5th), 91.8 passer rating (15th), 64.2 Total QBR (13th)

TE Jimmy Graham: 34 receptions (tie-3rd), 376 receiving yards (tie-10th)

WR Brandin Cooks: 32 receptions (tie-6th)

RB Khiry Robinson: 304 rushing yards (12th)

RB Mark Ingram: 3 rushing TDs (tie-2nd)

OLB Junior Galette: 3 sacks (tie-11th)

LB Curtis Lofton: 40 tackles (15th)