Monday Live. watch New Orleans vs. Washington: Live NFL
New Orleans Saints (home) vs. Washington Redskins (away)
Current records: New Orleans 3-1; Washington 2-1
What to Know
Washington have been homebodies their last two matches, but they are heading out on Monday. Their bye week comes to an end as they meet up with New Orleans at 8:15 p.m. Washington aren’t expected to win, but seeing as the odds didn’t stop them last game, maybe the squad has another upset up their sleeve.
Washington were able to grind out a solid victory over Green Bay two weeks ago, winning 31-17. The team accrued the bulk of their points in the first half (28) and coasted on those for the win.
Meanwhile, New Orleans might be getting used to good results now that the team have three wins in a row. They enjoyed a cozy 33-18 victory over the Giants.
Their wins bumped New Orleans to 3-1 and Washington to 2-1. In their win, Washington relied heavily on Adrian Peterson, who rushed for 120 yards and 2 touchdowns. New Orleans will need to find a way to minimize his impact if they want to win.
How To Watch
When: Monday at 8:15 PM ET
Where: Mercedes-Benz Superdome, Louisiana
Follow: CBS Sports App
Ticket Cost: $81.85
The Saints are a solid 6 point favorite against the Redskins.
This season, New Orleans are 2-2-0 against the spread. As for Washington, they are 2-1-0 against the spread
Vegas had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Saints as a 6.5 point favorite.
This is the first time these teams have played each other within the last 4 years.
Week 5 of the NFL season features a primetime Monday Night Football matchup between the Washington Redskins (2-1) and New Orleans Saints (3-1).
The Saints, winners of three straight, enter Monday having won back-to-back road contests where their high-powered offense tallied 76 points and 923 total yards without turning the ball over.
Drew Brees is on the verge of history. The quarterback needs 201 passing yards to eclipse Peyton Manning’s record of 71,940 for most all-time. He’s already broken Brett Favre’s all-time completion record this season.
The Redskins are coming off an early Week 4 bye week as they sit atop the NFC East. Alex Smith has thrown for 767 yards, four touchdowns and only one interception through three games.
Historically, Washington has not been good playing on Monday, for whatever reason. Since 2008, the Redskins are 2-13 on the first day of the week.
Last season, the Saints clawed back from a 15-point deficit in the fourth quarter to take down the Redskins 34-31 in overtime.