Preview: Preseason Game #3 Saints at Jets

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NEW ORLEANS, LA – NOVEMBER 04: Quarterback Drew Brees #9 of the New Orleans Saints runs with the ball during the second quarter of the game against the Los Angeles Rams at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on November 4, 2018 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

The New Orleans Saints and New York Jets will face off in Week 3 of the NFL preseason when they meet at MetLife Stadium on Saturday, Aug. 24 at 6:30 p.m. CT.

The Saints enter this week’s competition with a 1-1 preseason record after returning to New Orleans early Monday morning from Los Angeles with a 19-17 road victory over the Chargers on Aug. 18 following two days of joint practice between the two clubs.

New Orleans evened its record after dropping a 34-25 decision in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Aug. 9 in its 2019 preseason opener vs. Minnesota.

The Saints and Jets (1-1) have met 13 times, with New Orleans leading New York 7-6. The preseason series between the clubs is tied at 4-4. Two of New Orleans’ regular season victories against the Jets have come as shutouts, with the Saints posting 14 shutouts in their 51-year history.

Overall, this series has been competitive with eight of the 11 contests being decided by seven points or less, five by three points or less.

New Orleans is riding a three-game winning streak in the preseason against the Jets, having not dropped a preseason tilt against Saturday night’s opponent since 2000 and taking command of the regular season series with a 31-19 win at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Dec. 17, 2017.

(Release Provided by the New Orleans Saints)

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