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1985 New Orleans Saints

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5-11-0, Finished 3rd in NFC West Division  · 1985 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -6.8, Offense: -3.0, Defense: -3.9, SoS: -0.1, avg is 0.0.

Scored 294 points (18.4/g), 21st of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 401 points (25.1/g), 22nd.
 Differential of -107 points (-6.7/g), 23rd.  Expected W-L: 5.2-10.8.

Coach: Wade Phillips (1-3-0) and Bum Phillips (4-8-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: King Hill and John Levra
 Defensive Coordinator: Wade Phillips

Stadium: Louisiana Superdome
 Training Camp: Louisiana Tech (Ruston, Louisiana)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Dave Wilson 26 4 10 145 for 293, 1,843 yards, 11 td, 15 int, & 18 rushes for 7 yards and 0 td New Orleans Saints / 1st / 1st pick / 1981 Supp
RB Earl Campbell 30 7 12 158 rushes for 643 yards, 1 td, & 6 catches for 88 yards and 0 td Houston Oilers / 1st / 1st pick / 1978
FB Wayne Wilson 28 6 10 168 rushes for 645 yards, 1 td, & 38 catches for 228 yards and 2 td Houston Oilers / 12th / 324th pick / 1979
WR Eugene Goodlow 27 2 11 32 catches for 603 yards, 3 td, & 1 rush for 3 yards and 0 td New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 66th pick / 1982
WR Eric Martin 24 Rook 11 35 catches for 522 yards, 4 td, & 2 rushes for -1 yards and 0 td New Orleans Saints / 7th / 179th pick / 1985
TE Hoby Brenner 26 4 16 42 catches for 652 yards, 3 td New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 71st pick / 1981
LT Dave Lafary 30 8 11 1 fumble recovered New Orleans Saints / 5th / 118th pick / 1977
LG Brad Edelman 25 3 8 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 30th pick / 1982
C Steve Korte 25 2 12 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 38th pick / 1983
RG Ralph Williams 27 3 14
RT Stan Brock 27 5 16 1 fumble recovered New Orleans Saints / 1st / 12th pick / 1980
 Defensive Starters
LDE Bruce Clark 27 3 16 8.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Green Bay Packers / 1st / 4th pick / 1980
NT Tony Elliott 26 3 16 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered New Orleans Saints / 5th / 114th pick / 1982
RDE Jim Wilks 27 4 16 2.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New Orleans Saints / 12th / 305th pick / 1981
LOLB Rickey Jackson* 27 4 16 11.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 51st pick / 1981
LILB Glen Redd 27 4 16 1.0 sacks, 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered New Orleans Saints / 6th / 166th pick / 1981
RILB Jack Del Rio 22 Rook 9 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 5 fumbles recovered New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 68th pick / 1985
ROLB Whitney Paul 32 9 8 5.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Kansas City Chiefs / 10th / 277th pick / 1976
LCB Dave Waymer 27 5 15 0.0 sacks, 6 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 41st pick / 1980
RCB Johnnie Poe 26 4 16 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New Orleans Saints / 6th / 144th pick / 1981
SS Terry Hoage 23 1 13 1.0 sacks, 4 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 68th pick / 1984
FS Frank Wattelet 27 4 16 1.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
 Special Teams Starters
K Morten Andersen* 25 3 0 31 of 35 field goals & 27 of 29 extra points New Orleans Saints / 4th / 86th pick / 1982
P Brian Hansen 25 1 0 89 punts for a 42.3 average, 0 blocked New Orleans Saints / 9th / 237th pick / 1984
PR Willie Tullis 27 4 1 17 punt returns for a 8.3 average and 0 td Houston Oilers / 8th / 217th pick / 1981
KR Tyrone Anthony 23 1 0 23 kick returns for a 20.7 average and 0 td New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 69th pick / 1984

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
7 Morten Andersen* 25 K 16 0 217 6-2 Michigan St. 8/19/1960 3 7 New Orleans Saints / 4th / 86th pick / 1982
22 Tyrone Anthony 23 KR 16 0 212 5-11 North Carolina 3/3/1962 1 2 New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 69th pick / 1984
80 Malcolm Barnwell 27 2 0 184 5-11 Virginia Union 6/28/1958 4 0 Oakland Raiders / 7th / 173rd pick / 1980
85 Hoby Brenner 26 TE 16 16 240 6-4 USC 6/2/1959 4 5 New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 71st pick / 1981
67 Stan Brock 27 RT 16 16 295 6-6 Colorado 6/8/1958 5 7 New Orleans Saints / 1st / 12th pick / 1980
35 Earl Campbell 30 RB 16 12 232 5-11 Texas 3/29/1955 7 5 Houston Oilers / 1st / 1st pick / 1978
65 David Carter 32 4 0 250 6-2 West. Kentucky 11/27/1953 8 0 Houston Oilers / 6th / 165th pick / 1977
75 Bruce Clark 27 LDE 16 16 273 6-3 Penn St. 3/31/1958 3 6 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 4th pick / 1980
68 Kelvin Clark 29 t 2 2 260 6-3 Nebraska 1/30/1956 6 1 Denver Broncos / 1st / 22nd pick / 1979
50 Jack Del Rio 22 RILB 16 9 246 6-4 USC 4/4/1963 Rook 6 New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 68th pick / 1985
83 Kenny Duckett 26 1 0 184 6-0 Wake Forest 10/1/1959 3 0 New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 68th pick / 1982
63 Brad Edelman 25 LG 8 8 265 6-6 Missouri 9/3/1960 3 3 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 30th pick / 1982
99 Tony Elliott 26 NT 16 16 282 6-2 Wisconsin,North Texas 4/23/1959 3 6 New Orleans Saints / 5th / 114th pick / 1982
43 Bobby Fowler 25 10 0 230 6-2 Texas-El Paso,Louisiana Tech 9/11/1960 Rook 0
46 Hokie Gajan 26 fb 6 6 220 5-11 LSU 9/6/1959 3 2 New Orleans Saints / 10th / 249th pick / 1981
20 Russell Gary 26 db 2 2 195 5-11 Nebraska 7/31/1959 4 1 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 29th pick / 1981
97 Jumpy Geathers 25 16 0 290 6-7 Wichita St. 6/26/1960 1 1 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 42nd pick / 1984
77 Daren Gilbert 22 16 0 285 6-6 Cal State-Fullerton 10/3/1963 Rook 1 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 38th pick / 1985
88 Eugene Goodlow 27 WR 12 11 185 6-2 Kansas St. 12/19/1958 2 5 New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 66th pick / 1982
86 Jeff Groth 28 wr 12 2 176 5-10 Bowling Green 7/2/1957 6 2 Miami Dolphins / 8th / 206th pick / 1979
10 Brian Hansen 25 P 16 0 215 6-4 Sioux Falls 10/26/1960 1 3 New Orleans Saints / 9th / 237th pick / 1984
87 Larry Hardy 29 16 0 234 6-3 Jackson St. 7/9/1956 7 2 New Orleans Saints / 12th / 309th pick / 1978
92 James Haynes 25 rolb 16 5 230 6-2 Miss. Valley St. 8/9/1960 1 3
3 Bobby Hebert 25 qb 6 6 215 6-4 NW State (LA) 8/19/1960 Rook 4
61 Joel Hilgenberg 23 c 15 5 250 6-3 Iowa 7/10/1962 1 3 New Orleans Saints / 4th / 97th pick / 1984
24 Terry Hoage 23 SS 16 13 201 6-2 Georgia 4/11/1962 1 7 New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 68th pick / 1984
57 Rickey Jackson* 27 LOLB 16 16 243 6-2 Pittsburgh 3/20/1958 4 11 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 51st pick / 1981
21 Earl Johnson 22 2 0 195 6-0 South Carolina 10/20/1963 Rook 0 New Orleans Saints / 9th / 236th pick / 1985
55 Joe Kohlbrand 22 12 0 242 6-4 Miami (FL) 3/18/1963 Rook 1 New Orleans Saints / 8th / 206th pick / 1985
60 Steve Korte 25 C 12 12 265 6-3 Arkansas 1/15/1960 2 5 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 38th pick / 1983
52 Jim Kovach 29 lb 2 2 230 6-2 Kentucky 5/1/1956 6 1 New Orleans Saints / 4th / 93rd pick / 1979
64 Dave Lafary 30 LT 11 11 280 6-7 Purdue 1/13/1955 8 5 New Orleans Saints / 5th / 118th pick / 1977
84 Eric Martin 24 WR 16 11 207 6-1 LSU 11/8/1961 Rook 4 New Orleans Saints / 7th / 179th pick / 1985
39 Brett Maxie 23 db 16 1 194 6-2 Texas Southern 1/13/1962 Rook 2
19 Guido Merkens 30 16 0 200 6-1 Sam Houston St. 8/14/1955 7 0
80 Mike Miller 26 3 0 182 5-11 Tennessee 12/29/1959 2 0 Green Bay Packers / 4th / 104th pick / 1983
74 Derland Moore 34 6 0 250 6-4 Oklahoma 10/7/1951 12 0 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 29th pick / 1973
51 Whitney Paul 32 ROLB 14 8 220 6-3 Colorado 10/8/1953 9 4 Kansas City Chiefs / 10th / 277th pick / 1976
53 Scott Pelluer 26 rilb 11 5 219 6-2 Washington St. 4/28/1959 4 2 Dallas Cowboys / 4th / 91st pick / 1981
71 Petey Perot 28 lg 7 7 261 6-2 NW State (LA) 4/28/1957 6 3 Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 48th pick / 1979
25 Johnnie Poe 26 RCB 16 16 190 6-1 Missouri 8/29/1959 4 7 New Orleans Saints / 6th / 144th pick / 1981
47 David Rackley 24 7 0 172 5-9 Texas Southern 2/2/1961 Rook 0
58 Glen Redd 27 LILB 16 16 229 6-1 BYU 6/17/1958 4 7 New Orleans Saints / 6th / 166th pick / 1981
83 Carl Roaches 32 3 0 168 5-8 Texas A&M 10/2/1953 5 0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 14th / 377th pick / 1976
70 Jim Rourke 28 lt 13 5 264 6-5 Boston Col. 2/10/1957 5 3 Oakland Raiders / 9th / 238th pick / 1979
65 Adam Schreiber 23 1 0 290 6-4 Texas 2/20/1962 1 0 Seattle Seahawks / 9th / 243rd pick / 1984
80 Lindsay Scott 25 wr 9 3 195 6-1 Georgia 12/6/1960 3 0 New Orleans Saints / 1st / 13th pick / 1982
82 John Tice 25 TE 16 9 242 6-5 Maryland 6/22/1960 2 2 New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 65th pick / 1983
14 Richard Todd 32 2 0 207 6-2 Alabama 11/19/1953 9 1 New York Jets / 1st / 6th pick / 1976
54 Alvin Toles 22 lb 16 2 211 6-1 Tennessee 3/23/1963 Rook 2 New Orleans Saints / 1st / 24th pick / 1985
26 Willie Tullis 27 PR 14 1 193 6-0 Southern Miss,Troy 4/5/1958 4 0 Houston Oilers / 8th / 217th pick / 1981
73 Frank Warren 26 16 0 285 6-4 Auburn 9/14/1959 4 2 New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 57th pick / 1981
49 Frank Wattelet 27 FS 16 16 185 6-0 Kansas 10/25/1958 4 7
44 Dave Waymer 27 LCB 16 15 195 6-1 Notre Dame 7/1/1958 5 7 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 41st pick / 1980
94 Jim Wilks 27 RDE 16 16 266 6-5 California,San Diego St. 3/12/1958 4 6 New Orleans Saints / 12th / 305th pick / 1981
69 Ralph Williams 27 RG 16 14 280 6-3 Southern 3/27/1958 3 6
18 Dave Wilson 26 QB 10 10 206 6-3 Illinois 4/27/1959 4 4 New Orleans Saints / 1st / 1st pick / 1981 Supp
30 Wayne Wilson 28 FB 16 10 215 6-3 Shepherd 9/4/1957 6 6 Houston Oilers / 12th / 324th pick / 1979
56 Dirt Winston 30 lb 2 1 228 6-0 Arkansas 10/25/1955 8 0 Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 132nd pick / 1977
Team Total 26.5 16 228.4 6-2.1 3.6