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1981 New Orleans Saints

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4-12-0, Finished 4th in NFC West Division  · 1981 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -9.5, Offense: -7.2, Defense: -2.3, SoS: 1.2, avg is 0.0.

Scored 207 points (12.9/g), 28th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 378 points (23.6/g), 24th.
 Differential of -171 points (-10.7/g), 27th.  Expected W-L: 3.1-12.9.

Coach: Bum Phillips (4-12-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: King Hill
 Defensive Coordinator: Wade Phillips

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

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 6 boxscore L 0-1 @ Atlanta Falcons 0 27 14 249 173 76 4 21 299 135 164 4
2 Sun September 13 boxscore W 1-1 Los Angeles Rams 23 17 19 304 78 226 3 17 255 167 88 4
3 Sun September 20 boxscore L 1-2 @ New York Giants 7 20 18 299 190 109 3 26 421 315 106 2
4 Sun September 27 boxscore L 1-3 @ San Francisco 49ers 14 21 18 413 250 163 4 15 314 168 146 2
5 Sun October 4 boxscore L 1-4 Pittsburgh Steelers 6 20 16 180 102 78 5 19 406 269 137 3
6 Sun October 11 boxscore L 1-5 Philadelphia Eagles 14 31 18 240 50 190 4 21 369 200 169 2
7 Sun October 18 boxscore L 1-6 @ Cleveland Browns 17 20 14 334 192 142 1 23 355 261 94 1
8 Sun October 25 boxscore W 2-6 Cincinnati Bengals 17 7 18 336 170 166 1 15 205 171 34 2
9 Sun November 1 boxscore L 2-7 Atlanta Falcons 10 41 14 262 204 58 3 20 406 262 144 1
10 Sun November 8 boxscore W 3-7 @ Los Angeles Rams 21 13 26 462 155 307 2 16 304 191 113 4
11 Sun November 15 boxscore L 3-8 @ Minnesota Vikings 10 20 23 314 198 116 2 17 357 287 70 1
12 Sun November 22 boxscore W 4-8 @ Houston Oilers 27 24 20 321 140 181 2 16 260 161 99 2
13 Sun November 29 boxscore L 4-9 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 14 31 20 341 204 137 3 22 345 218 127 2
14 Sun December 6 boxscore L 4-10 @ St. Louis Cardinals 3 30 11 176 59 117 3 19 290 135 155 1
15 Sun December 13 boxscore L 4-11 Green Bay Packers 7 35 16 252 165 87 6 17 318 202 116
16 Sun December 20 boxscore L 4-12 San Francisco 49ers 17 21 15 222 89 133 1 19 349 195 154 3