The Saints are plummeting toward their third straight non-winning season. They have dropped four of their last five games. While the defense improved in keeping opponents at 28 or fewer points per game in the last eight, the offense has been limited to 23 or fewer in six of those contests. New Orleans trails Atlanta and Tampa Bay in the NFC South by three games and has lost to both already.
Arizona returns from a much-needed bye week, as the defending NFC West champions currently sit at 3-4-1 on the season. The Cardinals have been a roller-coaster ride of a team to watch as they have had flashes of brilliance along with some very inconsistent play on both sides of the ball.