NFL playoff matchups
NFC wild-card game: Saints vs. LionsThe New Orleans Saints were 13-3 on the season. Drew Brees set the all-time record for passing yards in a season with 5,476, landing them in first for most passing yards per game. But the defense allowed an average of 368.4 yards per game, ranking them 24th.
Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson received for 1,681 yards and quarterback Matthew Stafford passed for 5,038 yards, a combination that led the team to rank fourth in total points per game with an average of 29.6. The team finished with a 10-6 record.
The Saints beat the Lions 31-17 in week 13.