Game facts: Saints at Buccaneers

Home away from home: The Saints have won four straight games in Tampa Bay.  

Deep passes on point:Drew Brees has completed 51.9 percent of his passes that have traveled 20+ air yards this season (2nd-best in NFL).

Streak on the line: Brees has gone seven straight games with a 70+ completion percentage (T-2nd longest streak since at least 1950). Joe Montana holds the NFL record with eight straight. 

Rookie of the Year?:Michael Thomas leads all rookies in targets (89), receptions (69), receiving yards (831) and receiving TDs (7). 

Rough year for defense: The Saints allow 27.9 points per game this season (30th in NFL) and 276.8 pass yards per game (31st). 

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