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1980 New Orleans Saints

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1-15-0, NFC West Division  · 1980 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -10.4, Offense: -1.1, Defense: -9.4, SoS: 1.8, avg is 0.0.

Scored 291 points (18.2/g), 21st of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 487 points (30.4/g), 28th.
 Differential of -196 points (-12.2/g), 28th.  Expected W-L: 3.6-12.4.

Coach: Dick Nolan (0-12-0) and Dick Stanfel (1-3-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Dick Stanfel

Stadium: Louisiana Superdome
 Training Camp: Dodgertown (Vero Beach, Florida)

Team Info

President/Majority Shareholder John Mecom Jr.
General Manager Steve Rosenbloom
Defensive Alignment 4-3

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Pts Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 291 5010 960 5.2 35 13 22 285 334 566 3648 26 22 6.0 183 348 1362 9 3.9 80
Team Defense 487 6218 1102 5.6 24 12 27 360 255 445 3112 31 12 6.6 155 630 3106 28 4.9 178
Lg Rank Offense 21 17 8 8 20 4 4 9 9 12 28 28 25 13
Lg Rank Defense 28 28 28 20 28 3 12 28 28 24 28 28 27 28

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 7 boxscore L 0-1 San Francisco 49ers 23 26 19 394 304 90 21 350 196 154 2
2 Sun September 14 boxscore L 0-2 @ Chicago Bears 3 22 13 219 128 91 2 15 333 115 218 1
3 Sun September 21 boxscore L 0-3 Buffalo Bills 26 35 15 316 278 38 26 410 281 129 2
4 Sun September 28 boxscore L 0-4 @ Miami Dolphins 16 21 17 263 183 80 3 22 424 296 128 5
5 Sun October 5 boxscore L 0-5 St. Louis Cardinals 7 40 3 80 65 15 3 29 433 103 330
6 Sun October 12 boxscore L 0-6 @ Detroit Lions 13 24 21 333 276 57 2 18 380 154 226 2
7 Sun October 19 boxscore L 0-7 Atlanta Falcons 14 41 17 338 302 36 4 24 355 193 162
8 Sun October 26 boxscore L 0-8 @ Washington Redskins 14 22 23 303 83 220 3 20 368 185 183 1
9 Sun November 2 boxscore L 0-9 @ Los Angeles Rams 31 45 21 322 243 79 4 22 486 261 225 3
10 Sun November 9 boxscore L 0-10 Philadelphia Eagles 21 34 22 411 327 84 2 26 454 320 134 1
11 Sun November 16 boxscore L 0-11 @ Atlanta Falcons 13 31 17 317 235 82 3 22 370 164 206
12 Mon November 24 boxscore L 0-12 Los Angeles Rams 7 27 9 96 62 34 3 21 393 178 215 1
13 Sun November 30 boxscore L 0-13 Minnesota Vikings 20 23 18 339 236 103 3 23 268 115 153 2
14 Sun December 7 boxscore L OT 0-14 @ San Francisco 49ers 35 38 27 519 376 143 3 24 430 254 176
15 Sun December 14 boxscore W 1-14 @ New York Jets 21 20 20 312 191 121 20 291 64 227 3
16 Sun December 21 boxscore L 1-15 New England Patriots 27 38 23 448 359 89 27 473 233 240 1

Passing

No. Age Pos G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate QBR Sk Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
8 Archie Manning 31 QB 16 16 1-15-0 309 509 60.7 3716 23 4.5 20 3.9 56 7.3 6.4 12.0 232.3 81.8 41 311 6.19 5.39 7.5 1 1
12 Bobby Scott 31 5 0 16 33 48.5 200 2 6.1 1 3.0 40 6.1 5.9 12.5 40.0 75.3 4 41 4.30 4.16 10.8
7 Guy Benjamin 25 2 0 7 17 41.2 28 0 0.0 1 5.9 17 1.6 -1.0 4.0 14.0 24.4 0 0 1.65 -1.00 0.0
45 Jack Holmes 27 fb 16 7 1 3 33.3 23 1 33.3 0 0.0 23 7.7 14.3 23.0 1.4 101.4 0 0 7.67 14.33 0.0
34 Tony Galbreath 26 rb 16 4 0 2 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.0
89 Wes Chandler 24 WR 16 16 1 1 100.0 43 0 0.0 0 0.0 43 43.0 43.0 43.0 2.7 118.7 1 10 16.50 16.50 50.0
14 Russell Erxleben 24 P 16 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.0
Team Total 26.4 16 1-15-0 334 566 59.0 4010 26 4.6 22 3.9 56 7.1 6.3 12.0 250.6 79.9 46 362 5.96 5.19 7.5 1 1
Opp Total 16 255 445 57.3 3341 31 7.0 12 2.7 7.5 7.69 13.1 208.8 93.1 27 229 6.6 6.8 5.7

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving
No. Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
34 Tony Galbreath 26 rb 16 4 81 308 3 26 3.8 19.3 5.1 57 470 8.2 2 21 3.6 29.4 778 5 3
41 Jimmy Rogers 25 KR/RB 16 9 80 366 1 24 4.6 22.9 5.0 27 267 9.9 2 43 1.7 16.7 633 3 6
30 Wayne Wilson 23 FB 15 7 63 188 1 15 3.0 12.5 4.2 31 241 7.8 1 42 2.1 16.1 429 2 3
42 Chuck Muncie 27 rb 4 3 40 168 2 24 4.2 42.0 10.0 7 25 3.6 0 8 1.8 6.3 193 2 1
45 Jack Holmes 27 fb 16 7 38 119 2 20 3.1 7.4 2.4 29 226 7.8 1 16 1.8 14.1 345 3 0
8 Archie Manning 31 QB 16 16 23 166 0 24 7.2 10.4 1.4 166 0 6
33 Mike Strachan 27 rb 3 2 20 41 0 10 2.1 13.7 6.7 5 60 12.0 0 23 1.7 20.0 101 0 2
89 Wes Chandler 24 WR 16 16 1 9 0 9 9.0 0.6 0.1 65 975 15.0 6 50 4.1 60.9 984 6 2
80 Gordon Banks 22 7 0 1 -5 0 -5 -5.0 -0.7 0.1 1 7 7.0 0 7 0.1 1.0 2 0 0
84 Rich Mauti 26 PR 9 0 1 2 0 2 2.0 0.2 0.1 1 10 10.0 0 10 0.1 1.1 12 0 0
82 Ike Harris 28 WR 16 16 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 37 692 18.7 6 44 2.3 43.3 692 6 0
85 Henry Childs 29 te 13 6 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 34 463 13.6 6 30 2.6 35.6 463 6 1
88 Brooks Williams 26 TE 12 7 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 26 351 13.5 2 56 2.2 29.3 351 2 1
87 Larry Hardy 24 te 16 3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 13 197 15.2 0 44 0.8 12.3 197 0 0
83 Tinker Owens 26 7 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 26 26.0 0 26 0.1 3.7 26 0 0
Team Total 26.4 16 348 1362 9 26 3.9 85.1 21.8 334 4010 12.0 26 56 20.9 250.6 5372 35 28
Opp Total 16 630 3106 28 4.9 194.1 39.4 255 3112 12.2 31 15.9 194.5 6218 59 27

Kick & Punt Returns

Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
84 Rich Mauti 26 PR 9 0 11 111 0 18 10.1 31 798 0 52 25.7 921
41 Jimmy Rogers 25 KR/RB 16 9 41 930 0 88 22.7 1563
30 Wayne Wilson 23 FB 15 7 9 159 0 27 17.7 588
89 Wes Chandler 24 WR 16 16 8 36 0 11 4.5 1020
34 Tony Galbreath 26 rb 16 4 6 86 0 20 14.3 864
44 Dave Waymer 22 RCB 16 10 3 29 0 14 9.7 29
51 Stan Holloway 23 lb 11 2 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
Team Total 26.4 16 22 176 0 18 8.0 88 1973 0 88 22.4 7521
Opp Total 16 48 490 1 10.2 58 1159 0 20.0

Kicking & Punting

0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
No. Age Pos G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
14 Russell Erxleben 24 P 16 0 1 1 4 1 5 2 40.0% 2 2 100.0% 89 3499 57 0 39.3
1 Benny Ricardo 26 K 14 0 2 1 6 6 8 3 1 17 10 58.8% 34 31 91.2%
Team Total 26.4 16 3 2 10 7 8 3 1 22 12 54.5% 36 33 91.7% 89 3499 57 0 39.3
Opp Total 16 31 23 74.2% 60 56 93.3% 64 2464 38.5

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
8 Archie Manning 31 QB 16 16 0 6 2 -3 0
41 Jimmy Rogers 25 KR/RB 16 9 0 6 2 0 0
37 Tom Myers 30 FS 16 15 5 96 0 48 0 0 0 1 0 0
34 Tony Galbreath 26 rb 16 4 0 3 2 0 0
30 Wayne Wilson 23 FB 15 7 0 3 2 0 0
89 Wes Chandler 24 WR 16 16 0 2 2 0 0
27 Ray Brown 31 SS 15 9 2 31 0 29 0 0 0 1 0 0
33 Mike Strachan 27 rb 3 2 0 2 1 0 0
44 Dave Waymer 22 RCB 16 10 0 1 2 0 0
50 Ken Bordelon 26 LLB 16 14 0 0 2 11 0
85 Henry Childs 29 te 13 6 0 1 1 0 0
78 Elois Grooms 27 LDE 16 16 1 37 0 37 0 0 0 1 0 0
23 James Marshall 28 db 16 3 2 17 0 17 0
67 Stan Brock 22 RT 16 12 0 0 1 0 0
62 John Hill 30 C 15 14 0 0 1 0 0
51 Stan Holloway 23 lb 11 2 0 1 0 0 0
45 Jack Holmes 27 fb 16 7 0 0 1 0 0
52 Jim Kovach 24 lb 11 2 1 0 0 0 0
56 Reggie Mathis 24 RLB 16 16 1 15 0 15 0
26 Guido Merkens 25 wr 1 1 0 0 1 0 0
74 Derland Moore 29 RDT 16 15 0 0 1 0 0
42 Chuck Muncie 27 rb 4 3 0 1 0 0 0
60 Don Reese 29 dt 12 3 0 0 1 34 1
12 Bobby Scott 31 5 0 0 1 0 0 0
71 J.T. Taylor 24 LT 13 13 0 0 1 0 0
55 Dave Washington 32 16 0 0 0 1 5 0
88 Brooks Williams 26 TE 12 7 0 1 0 0 0
Team Total 26.4 16 12 196 0 48 0 0 28 27 47 1
Opp Total 16 46 27 15 1

Scoring Summary

No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
1 Benny Ricardo 26 K 14 0 31 10 61
89 Wes Chandler 24 WR 16 16 6 6 36
85 Henry Childs 29 te 13 6 6 6 36
82 Ike Harris 28 WR 16 16 6 6 36
34 Tony Galbreath 26 rb 16 4 3 2 5 30
45 Jack Holmes 27 fb 16 7 2 1 3 18
41 Jimmy Rogers 25 KR/RB 16 9 1 2 3 18
42 Chuck Muncie 27 rb 4 3 2 2 12
88 Brooks Williams 26 TE 12 7 2 2 12
30 Wayne Wilson 23 FB 15 7 1 1 2 12
14 Russell Erxleben 24 P 16 0 2 2 8
75 Elex Price 30 dt 14 1 1 1 6
60 Don Reese 29 dt 12 3 1 1 6
Team Total 26.4 16 9 26 1 1 37 33 12 291
Opp Total 16 28 31 1 56 23 1 487