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1984 New Orleans Saints

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7-9-0, Finished 3rd in NFC West Division  · 1984 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -2.9, Offense: -1.7, Defense: -1.2, SoS: 1.0, avg is 0.0.

Scored 298 points (18.6/g), 20th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 361 points (22.6/g), 19th.
 Differential of -63 points (-3.9/g), 22nd.  Expected W-L: 6.2-9.8.

Coach: Bum Phillips (7-9-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: King Hill
 Defensive Coordinator: Wade Phillips

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

Starters

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),Hide Non-primary Starters
Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Richard Todd 31 8 14 161 for 312, 2,178 yards, 11 td, 19 int, & 28 rushes for 111 yards and 0 td New York Jets / 1st / 6th pick / 1976
RB George Rogers 26 3 16 239 rushes for 914 yards, 2 td, & 12 catches for 76 yards and 0 td New Orleans Saints / 1st / 1st pick / 1981
FB Hokie Gajan 25 2 14 102 rushes for 615 yards, 5 td, & 35 catches for 288 yards and 2 td New Orleans Saints / 10th / 249th pick / 1981
WR Jeff Groth 27 5 13 33 catches for 487 yards, 0 td Miami Dolphins / 8th / 206th pick / 1979
WR Tyrone Young 24 1 8 29 catches for 597 yards, 3 td
TE Hoby Brenner 25 3 16 28 catches for 554 yards, 6 td New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 71st pick / 1981
LT Kelvin Clark 28 5 15 Denver Broncos / 1st / 22nd pick / 1979
LG Brad Edelman 24 2 11 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 30th pick / 1982
C John Hill 34 12 11 New York Giants / 6th / 132nd pick / 1972
RG Steve Korte 24 1 15 1 fumble recovered New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 38th pick / 1983
RT Stan Brock 26 4 14 New Orleans Saints / 1st / 12th pick / 1980
 Defensive Starters
LDE Bruce Clark* 26 2 15 10.5 sacks, 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered Green Bay Packers / 1st / 4th pick / 1980
NT Derland Moore 33 11 11 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 29th pick / 1973
RDE Jim Wilks 26 3 16 7.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New Orleans Saints / 12th / 305th pick / 1981
LOLB Rickey Jackson* 26 3 16 12.0 sacks, 1 interception, 4 fumbles recovered New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 51st pick / 1981
LILB Dirt Winston 29 7 16 0.5 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 132nd pick / 1977
RILB Jim Kovach 28 5 15 1.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered New Orleans Saints / 4th / 93rd pick / 1979
ROLB Whitney Paul 31 8 16 9.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Kansas City Chiefs / 10th / 277th pick / 1976
LCB Dave Waymer 26 4 16 0.0 sacks, 4 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 41st pick / 1980
RCB Johnnie Poe 25 3 16 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered New Orleans Saints / 6th / 144th pick / 1981
SS Russell Gary 25 3 16 0.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 29th pick / 1981
FS Frank Wattelet 26 3 16 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered
 Special Teams Starters
K Morten Andersen 24 2 0 20 of 27 field goals & 34 of 34 extra points New Orleans Saints / 4th / 86th pick / 1982
P Brian Hansen* 24 Rook 0 69 punts for a 43.8 average, 1 blocked New Orleans Saints / 9th / 237th pick / 1984
PR Jitter Fields 22 Rook 0 27 punt returns for a 8.7 average and 0 td New Orleans Saints / 5th / 123rd pick / 1984
KR Kenny Duckett 25 2 0 29 kick returns for a 20.0 average and 0 td New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 68th pick / 1982

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
7 Morten Andersen 24 K 16 0 217 6-2 Michigan St. 8/19/1960 2 4 New Orleans Saints / 4th / 86th pick / 1982
22 Tyrone Anthony 22 15 0 212 5-11 North Carolina 3/3/1962 Rook 2 New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 69th pick / 1984
85 Hoby Brenner 25 TE 16 16 240 6-4 USC 6/2/1959 3 5 New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 71st pick / 1981
67 Stan Brock 26 RT 14 14 295 6-6 Colorado 6/8/1958 4 7 New Orleans Saints / 1st / 12th pick / 1980
35 Earl Campbell 29 8 0 232 5-11 Texas 3/29/1955 6 1 Houston Oilers / 1st / 1st pick / 1978
65 David Carter 31 7 0 250 6-2 West. Kentucky 11/27/1953 7 1 Houston Oilers / 6th / 165th pick / 1977
75 Bruce Clark* 26 LDE 15 15 273 6-3 Penn St. 3/31/1958 2 10 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 4th pick / 1980
78 Kelvin Clark 28 LT 16 15 260 6-3 Nebraska 1/30/1956 5 7 Denver Broncos / 1st / 22nd pick / 1979
83 Kenny Duckett 25 KR 11 0 184 6-0 Wake Forest 10/1/1959 2 0 New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 68th pick / 1982
63 Brad Edelman 24 LG 11 11 265 6-6 Missouri 9/3/1960 2 5 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 30th pick / 1982
99 Tony Elliott 25 nt 4 3 282 6-2 Wisconsin,North Texas 4/23/1959 2 1 New Orleans Saints / 5th / 114th pick / 1982
26 Jitter Fields 22 PR 13 0 185 5-8 Texas 8/16/1962 Rook 0 New Orleans Saints / 5th / 123rd pick / 1984
46 Hokie Gajan 25 FB 14 14 220 5-11 LSU 9/6/1959 2 7 New Orleans Saints / 10th / 249th pick / 1981
20 Russell Gary 25 SS 16 16 195 5-11 Nebraska 7/31/1959 3 6 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 29th pick / 1981
97 Jumpy Geathers 24 16 0 290 6-7 Wichita St. 6/26/1960 Rook 1 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 42nd pick / 1984
88 Eugene Goodlow 26 wr 10 6 185 6-2 Kansas St. 12/19/1958 1 2 New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 66th pick / 1982
86 Jeff Groth 27 WR 16 13 176 5-10 Bowling Green 7/2/1957 5 4 Miami Dolphins / 8th / 206th pick / 1979
10 Brian Hansen* 24 P 16 0 215 6-4 Sioux Falls 10/26/1960 Rook 3 New Orleans Saints / 9th / 237th pick / 1984
28 Greg Harding 24 3 0 197 6-2 Nicholls St. 7/31/1960 Rook 0
87 Larry Hardy 28 6 0 234 6-3 Jackson St. 7/9/1956 6 0 New Orleans Saints / 12th / 309th pick / 1978
92 James Haynes 24 10 0 230 6-2 Miss. Valley St. 8/9/1960 Rook 1
61 Joel Hilgenberg 22 10 0 250 6-3 Iowa 7/10/1962 Rook 1 New Orleans Saints / 4th / 97th pick / 1984
62 John Hill 34 C 11 11 249 6-2 Lehigh 4/16/1950 12 5 New York Giants / 6th / 132nd pick / 1972
24 Terry Hoage 22 14 0 201 6-2 Georgia 4/11/1962 Rook 1 New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 68th pick / 1984
57 Rickey Jackson* 26 LOLB 16 16 243 6-2 Pittsburgh 3/20/1958 3 13 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 51st pick / 1981
34 Bobby Johnson 24 16 0 191 6-0 Texas 9/1/1960 1 1
60 Steve Korte 24 C 15 15 265 6-3 Arkansas 1/15/1960 1 7 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 38th pick / 1983
52 Jim Kovach 28 RILB 15 15 230 6-2 Kentucky 5/1/1956 5 6 New Orleans Saints / 4th / 93rd pick / 1979
64 Dave Lafary 29 t 1 1 280 6-7 Purdue 1/13/1955 7 1 New Orleans Saints / 5th / 118th pick / 1977
98 Reggie Lewis 30 13 0 252 6-2 Oregon,San Diego St. 1/20/1954 2 1 San Francisco 49ers / 16th / 443rd pick / 1976
29 Rodney Lewis 25 16 0 190 5-11 Nebraska 4/2/1959 2 1 New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 58th pick / 1982
19 Guido Merkens 29 16 0 200 6-1 Sam Houston St. 8/14/1955 6 0
84 Junior Miller 27 15 0 239 6-4 Nebraska 11/26/1957 4 1 Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 7th pick / 1980
74 Derland Moore 33 NT 12 11 250 6-4 Oklahoma 10/7/1951 11 4 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 29th pick / 1973
66 Louis Oubre 26 lg 12 5 262 6-4 Oklahoma 5/15/1958 2 3 New Orleans Saints / 5th / 112th pick / 1981
51 Whitney Paul 31 ROLB 16 16 220 6-3 Colorado 10/8/1953 8 7 Kansas City Chiefs / 10th / 277th pick / 1976
53 Scott Pelluer 25 16 0 219 6-2 Washington St. 4/28/1959 3 1 Dallas Cowboys / 4th / 91st pick / 1981
76 Jim Pietrzak 31 10 0 260 6-5 East. Michigan 2/21/1953 10 1 New York Giants / 6th / 132nd pick / 1974
25 Johnnie Poe 25 RCB 16 16 190 6-1 Missouri 8/29/1959 3 6 New Orleans Saints / 6th / 144th pick / 1981
58 Glen Redd 26 lb 16 1 229 6-1 BYU 6/17/1958 3 1 New Orleans Saints / 6th / 166th pick / 1981
38 George Rogers 26 RB 16 16 228 6-2 South Carolina 12/8/1958 3 6 New Orleans Saints / 1st / 1st pick / 1981
41 Jimmy Rogers 29 16 0 190 5-10 Oklahoma 6/29/1955 4 0
80 Lindsay Scott 24 wr 16 5 195 6-1 Georgia 12/6/1960 2 2 New Orleans Saints / 1st / 13th pick / 1982
16 Ken Stabler 39 3 0 215 6-3 Alabama 12/25/1945 14 1 Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 52nd pick / 1968
96 Don Thorp 22 5 0 260 6-4 Illinois 7/10/1962 Rook 0 New Orleans Saints / 6th / 156th pick / 1984
82 John Tice 24 10 0 242 6-5 Maryland 6/22/1960 1 0 New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 65th pick / 1983
11 Richard Todd 31 QB 15 14 207 6-2 Alabama 11/19/1953 8 6 New York Jets / 1st / 6th pick / 1976
72 Chris Ward 29 LT 13 8 267 6-3 Ohio St. 12/16/1955 6 4 New York Jets / 1st / 4th pick / 1978
73 Frank Warren 25 de 16 3 285 6-4 Auburn 9/14/1959 3 2 New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 57th pick / 1981
49 Frank Wattelet 26 FS 16 16 185 6-0 Kansas 10/25/1958 3 8
44 Dave Waymer 26 LCB 16 16 195 6-1 Notre Dame 7/1/1958 4 7 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 41st pick / 1980
94 Jim Wilks 26 RDE 16 16 266 6-5 California,San Diego St. 3/12/1958 3 7 New Orleans Saints / 12th / 305th pick / 1981
18 Dave Wilson 25 qb 5 2 206 6-3 Illinois 4/27/1959 3 2 New Orleans Saints / 1st / 1st pick / 1981 Supp
45 Tim Wilson 30 12 0 226 6-3 Maryland 1/14/1954 7 0 Houston Oilers / 3rd / 66th pick / 1977
30 Wayne Wilson 27 rb 14 2 215 6-3 Shepherd 9/4/1957 5 4 Houston Oilers / 12th / 324th pick / 1979
56 Dirt Winston 29 LILB 16 16 228 6-0 Arkansas 10/25/1955 7 8 Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 132nd pick / 1977
89 Tyrone Young 24 WR 16 8 190 6-6 Florida 4/29/1960 1 5
Team Total 26.5 16 229.1 6-2.2 3.7