New Orleans Saints

2nd NFC South (--)

Founded: 1967

Stadium: Mercedes-Benz Superdome

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Game Averages (2017)

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Draft 2017 more
Pick Player
Rd 1, Pick 11 (11) Lattimore, Marshon CB 
Rd 1, Pick 32 (32) Ramczyk, Ryan OT 
Rd 2, Pick 10 (42) Williams, Marcus S 
Rd 3, Pick 3 (67) Kamara, Alvin RB 
Rd 3, Pick 12 (76) Anzalone, Alex LB 
Rd 3, Pick 39 (103) Hendrickson, Trey OLB 
Rd 6, Pick 12 (196) Muhammad, Al-Quadin DE 
Scoreboard more
Georgia Dome - Wk 17 1 2 3 4 T
New Orleans Saints 10 3 0 19 32
Atlanta Falcons 14 21 3 0 38
Schedule more
Wk Date Opponent Time
P1 Thu, Aug 10 @ Cleveland 8:00 PM ET
P2 Sun, Aug 20 @ Los Angeles Chargers 8:00 PM ET
P3 Sat, Aug 26 Houston 8:00 PM ET
P4 Thu, Aug 31 Baltimore 8:00 PM ET
1 Mon, Sep 11 @ Minnesota 7:10 PM ET
2 Sun, Sep 17 New England 1:00 PM ET
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Injuries more
Player (Pos) Injury
No Injuries Reported
Postseason Leaders more
Passing Att Cmp Yds TDs
No Statistics to Report
Rushing Car Yds Avg TDs
No Statistics to Report
Receiving Rec Yds Avg TDs
No Statistics to Report
Transactions more
Date Transaction
7/25 Dannell Ellerbe (OLB) Reserve/Injured; Prior to Cut to 75 (reserve/injured; prior to cut to 75).
7/25 Michael Mauti (OLB) Free Agent Signing (free agent signing).
7/24 Willie Snead (WR) Exclusive Rights Signing (exclusive rights signing).
6/26 Nick Fairley (DT) Reserve/Non-Football Illness; Not Against 90 (reserve/non-football illness; not against 90).
NFC South more
Team W L T Win %
Tampa Bay 0 0 0 .000
New Orleans 0 0 0 .000
Carolina 0 0 0 .000
Atlanta 0 0 0 .000

Head Coach more

Sean Payton

Regular Season: 94-66

Postseason: 6-4

Experience: 10

Career record: 100-70

Payton was hired as the 14th head coach in Saints history on Jan. 18, 2006 after being a member of the Dallas Cowboys staff since 2003. In 2009, he led the Saints to their first Super Bowl championship by defeating the Indianapolis Colts.

In 2010 Payton led the Saints to their second consecutive postseason appearance and third in five seasons with an 11-5 record, becoming the only the second coach in franchise history to post three double-digit win seasons. It was only the second time in club record books that the Saints had back-to-back 11-win campaigns. He followed that up with a 13-3 campaign in 2011.

In 2012, Payton was suspended as part of the Saints' bounty program from April 1, 2012 to Jan. 22, 2013.

Payton came to Dallas after four years with the New York Giants (1999-2002), the last three as offensive coordinator.

Payton wrapped two coaching stints at San Diego State University (1988-89 and 1992-93) around a stop at Indiana State (1990-91). During his second stretch with the Aztecs, Payton was running backs coach, working with Heisman Trophy runner-up Marshall Faulk before becoming quarterbacks coach.

Following the 1993 season, Payton moved to Miami of Ohio (1994-95) where he was quarterbacks coach and later co-offensive coordinator. He spent 1996 as quarterbacks coach at Illinois before entering the NFL with Philadelphia.

Payton earned a bachelor's degree in communications at Eastern Illinois, where as a quarterback he had 10,665 passing yards, then the third-highest total in NCAA Division I-AA history. He had professional stints with Chicago of the Arena Football League, Ottawa of the Canadian Football League and the Chicago Bears in 1987.

Payton was born Dec. 29, 1963 in San Mateo, Calif., and raised in Naperville, Ill.


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  1. Published: Jan. 1, 2017 at 08:24 p.m.

    New Orleans Saints wide receiver Willie Snead brings in a 35-yard gain.

  2. Published: Jan. 1, 2017 at 08:23 p.m.

    New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees throws a 22-yard pass to Michael Thomas.

  3. Published: Jan. 1, 2017 at 08:21 p.m.

    New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram busts free for a 38-yard run. With it, he goes over 1,000 yards rushing on the season for the first time in his career.

  4. Published: Jan. 1, 2017 at 07:50 p.m.

    New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram scores on a 1-yard touchdown.

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