Saints-Titans: Three Things to Know

THREE THINGS TO KNOW

1. STREAKING SAINTS: If the Saints can defeat the Titans on Sunday, they would stretch their winning streak to five games — the third-longest under Sean Payton. The won 13 straight in 2009 and six in 2010.

2. TITAN TOUGH: The Saints haven’t defeated the Titans since the franchise moved to Tennessee from Houston in 1997. The Oilers/Titans have won the last four games played and hold a 7-4-1 edge in the series.

2. BACK TO NASHVILLE: Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams held the same position with the Titans from 1997-2000 before becoming the Buffalo Bills’ head coach in 2001. His 2000 unit led the NFL in total defense.

WHO HAS THE EDGE

Offense — Saints

Defense — Titans

Special teams — Saints

Intangibles — Titans

PREDICTION

The Saints have dropped two of their last three road games and this one won’t be easy either. The Titans have already defeated Baltimore at home and will be eyeing another big LP Field upset.

SAINTS 24, TITANS 21

Sheldon Mickles