Game Preview: Patriots at Saints
New England will face New Orleans for the first time since Oct. 13, 2013, when Tom Brady threw a 17-yard touchdown pass to rookie WR Kenbrell Thompkins with five seconds left to lift the Patriots to a come-from-behind 30-27 victory at Gillette Stadium.
Read Patriots Chairman and CEO Robert Kraft's first game as owner of the team was a 1994 preseason game at Foxboro Stadium against the Saints.
The two teams will meet this week in New Orleans in the 13th meeting ever and the first meeting since the Patriots 30-27 win against the Saints at Gillette Stadium on Oct. 13, 2013.
Read The New England Patriots and the New Orleans Saints are the two highest scoring NFL teams since the 2010 season.
New England returned to the Big Easy for Super Bowl XXXVI and defeated the St. Louis Rams, 20-17, to claim the first NFL title in team history.