Breakdown of the New Orleans Saints team records set against Carolina on Sunday
New Orleans Saints team records set on Sunday in the 45-17 win against Carolina.
· With a franchise-record 617 total yards Sunday, the Saints shattered the NFL record for yards gained in a season with 7,474. The previous NFL record of 7,075 set by the St. Louis Rams in 2000.
· The Saints also passed the 2000 Rams for the most net passing yards in a season. New Orleans finished with 5,347 net passing yards, which topped the Rams' 5,232.
· In eight home games this season, the Saints scored 329 points (41.1 per game), the most in a season in NFL history. The previous high was 292 by the 2000 St. Louis Rams.
· With their second touchdown Sunday, this year's Saints passed the 2009 team for the most points scored in a season in franchise history. New Orleans finished with 547 points this season, the third-highest total in NFL history (589, 2007 New England Patriots; 556, 1998 Minnesota Vikings).
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