New Orleans Saints

4th NFC South (4-7-0)

Founded: 1967

Stadium: Mercedes-Benz Superdome

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FedExField - Wk 10 1 2 3 4 T
New Orleans Saints 7 7 0 0 14
Washington Redskins 14 13 10 10 47
Schedule more
Wk Date Opponent Time
10 Sun, Nov 15 @ Washington 14-47   L
11 Bye
12 Sun, Nov 29 @ Houston 6-24   L
13 Sun, Dec 06 Carolina 4:25 PM ET
14 Sun, Dec 13 @ Tampa Bay 1:00 PM ET
15 Mon, Dec 21 Detroit 8:30 PM ET
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Injuries more
Player (Pos) Injury
Stephone Anthony (LB) P - Lower Leg
Mark Ingram (RB) P - Shoulder
David Hawthorne (LB) O - Thigh
Dannell Ellerbe (LB) O - Hip
Regular Season Leaders more
Passing Att Cmp Yds TDs
Drew Brees 414 282 3200 20
Rushing Car Yds Avg TDs
Mark Ingram 154 713 4.6 5
Khiry Robinson 56 180 3.2 4
Receiving Rec Yds Avg TDs
Brandin Cooks 55 736 13.4 6
Willie Snead 45 676 15 3
Benjamin Watson 50 604 12.1 3
Marques Colston 36 431 12 1
Transactions more
Date Transaction
11/26 Keenan Lewis (CB) Reserve/Injured (reserve/injured).
11/26 Chris Owens (DB) Free Agent Signing (free agent signing).
11/23 Phillip Hunt (DE) Free Agent Signing (free agent signing).
11/23 Jo-Lonn Dunbar (LB) Waived, No Recall (waived, no recall).
NFC South more
Team W L T Win %
Carolina 11 0 0 1.000
Atlanta 6 5 0 .545
Tampa Bay 5 6 0 .455
New Orleans 4 7 0 .364

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Sean Payton

Regular Season: 84-55

Postseason: 6-4

Experience: 8

Career record: 90-59

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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