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1979 New Orleans Saints

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Record: 8-8-0, Finished 2nd in NFC West Division
NFL Season Summary

Scored 370 points (23.1/g), 6th of 28 in the NFL.
 Allowed 360 points (22.5/g), 22nd.
 Differential of 10 points (0.6/g), 14th.
 Expected W-L: 8.3-7.7.

 Takeaway/Giveaway Differential +6 (0.4/g), 8th.

Simple Rating System: Total -1.2, Offense: 2.3, Defense: -3.5, SoS: -1.8, versus averages of 0.0.

Coached by Dick Nolan

 Defensive Coordinator: Paul Wiggin

Training Camp: Dodgertown (Vero Beach, Florida)