New Orleans Saints

2nd NFC South (--)

Founded: 1967

Stadium: Mercedes-Benz Superdome

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  • Rookies for 5 NFL teams report to camp today

    The winds of winter have begun to gust lightly in the NFL's direction. Rookies from five NFL teams -- the Bears, Jaguars, Ravens, Cowboys and Saints -- report to training camp on Wednesday.
  • Saints superfan Robertson thanks Goodell for $25,000 donation

    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell matched a pledge of $25,000 to help pay for Jarrius Robertson's medical expenses. The Saints superfan thanked him but also had a message for the commissioner.
  • Reaction to Saints superfan Jarrius Robertson's night at ESPYS

    Jarrius Robertson is a New Orleans Saints super fan and team owner Tom Benson and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell are donating $25,000 each to help with Robertson's medical costs.
  • Adrian Peterson: 'The doubt motivates me'

    Adrian Peterson knows he has plenty of critics who believe his best days are behind him, but the Saints running back has always been eager "to do things people say you can't do."
  • Brees: Armstead injury a 'big blow'

    Terron Armstead will be out 4-6 months after having shoulder surgery last week, and quarterback Drew Brees understands the significant impact the left tackle's absence will have on the Saints.
  • Cam Jordan: Saints ready to win Super Bowl

    The news emanating from New Orleans this offseason doesn't scream optimism. But Saints DE Cameron Jordan said the club isn't building for the future, they're building to win a Super Bowl.
  • Saints OL Ryan Ramczyk inks rookie deal

    The New Orleans Saints announced they have signed their first-round pick, offensive lineman Ryan Ramczyk. Ramczyk is expected to help the team fill in for injured OL Terron Armstead.
  • A.P. to seafood: I wish I knew how to quit you

    Adrian Peterson has an unrequited love of shellfish. The new Saints running back loves seafood, but his body is not on the same page. Now in New Orleans, the temptation to indulge is even greater.
  • Cam Jordan disagrees with Brees' 'Top 100' ranking of No. 16

    The Saints' Cam Jordan has slight issue with the most recently revealed portion of the Top 100 Players of 2017 list. The defensive end was bewildered with his own quarterback sitting at No. 16.
  • Ingram: Motivated by A.P. addition

    Mark Ingram is coming off a career year in 2016. Despite all of the success in that campaign, the Saints opted to sign Adrian Peterson this offseason to help out in the backfield.
  • Terron Armstead to miss 4-6 months after suffering torn labrum

    The Saints suddenly have a massive hole to fill at left tackle. Terron Armstead suffered a torn labrum on Wednesday, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported.
  • A.P.: Comments I can't catch football are 'funny'

    Adrian Peterson has an announcement to make: He can, in fact, catch a football. Peterson did his best recently to quell the notion he struggles as a pass-catcher out of the backfield.
  • New Orleans to sign quarterback Ryan Nassib

    The New Orleans Saints are set to add another quarterback to the fold. Former Giants fourth-round pick Ryan Nassib will join Drew Brees and company as he battles for a roster spot this summer.
  • Adrian Peterson reenacts famous 'Bad Lip Reading'

    Everybody loves those NFL Bad Lip Reading videos, including Adrian Peterson. Watch the Saints running back reenact one of his famous "exchanges."
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
6/26 Nick Fairley (DT) Reserve/Non-Football Illness; Not Against 90 (reserve/non-football illness; not against 90).
6/19 Chris Watt (OG) Free Agent Signing (free agent signing).
6/15 Thomas Gafford (LS) Free Agent Signing (free agent signing).
6/15 Tony McDaniel (DT) Free Agent Signing (free agent signing).
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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