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1986 New Orleans Saints

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7-9-0, Finished 4th in NFC West Division  · 1986 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 0.0, Offense: -2.5, Defense: 2.5, SoS: -0.0, avg is 0.0.

Scored 288 points (18.0/g), 19th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 287 points (17.9/g), 7th.
 Differential of 1 points (0.1/g), 15th.  Expected W-L: 8.0-8.0.

Coach: Jim Mora (7-9-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Carl Smith
 Defensive Coordinator: Steve Sidwell

Stadium: Louisiana Superdome
 Training Camp: Southeastern Louisiana University (Hammond, Louisiana)

Team Info

Owner/President Tom Benson
General Manager Jim Finks
Defensive Alignment 3-4

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 288 4742 957 5.0 43 18 29 275 232 425 2668 13 25 5.9 137 505 2074 15 4.1 109
Team Defense 287 5102 1109 4.6 43 17 30 331 331 576 3543 21 26 5.7 197 486 1559 11 3.2 104
Lg Rank Offense 19 21 22 22 24 26 23 26 22 16 9 8 13 9
Lg Rank Defense 7 14 4 12 22 25 21 11 5 12 17 4 8 1

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 Atlanta Falcons 10 31 14 176 101 75 2 28 442 197 245 2
2 Sun September 14 boxscore W 1-1 Green Bay Packers 24 10 13 289 191 98 3 20 358 295 63 7
3 Sun September 21 boxscore L 1-2 @ San Francisco 49ers 17 26 10 229 110 119 1 30 461 325 136 1
4 Sun September 28 boxscore L 1-3 @ New York Giants 17 20 10 196 131 65 1 26 388 274 114 3
5 Sun October 5 boxscore L 1-4 Washington Redskins 6 14 18 237 129 108 1 22 299 169 130
6 Sun October 12 boxscore W 2-4 @ Indianapolis Colts 17 14 19 305 144 161 3 22 382 287 95 4
7 Sun October 19 boxscore W 3-4 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 38 7 28 450 185 265 2 16 220 160 60 5
8 Sun October 26 boxscore L 3-5 @ New York Jets 23 28 21 304 243 61 5 20 281 226 55 2
9 Sun November 2 boxscore W 4-5 San Francisco 49ers 23 10 14 291 137 154 1 18 349 297 52 4
10 Sun November 9 boxscore W 5-5 Los Angeles Rams 6 0 9 236 134 102 5 10 176 123 53 4
11 Sun November 16 boxscore W 6-5 @ St. Louis Cardinals 16 7 15 258 76 182 21 282 168 114 3
12 Sun November 23 boxscore L 6-6 @ Los Angeles Rams 13 26 23 312 223 89 5 18 239 50 189 2
13 Sun November 30 boxscore L 6-7 New England Patriots 20 21 25 425 247 178 5 14 231 229 2 2
14 Sun December 7 boxscore L 6-8 Miami Dolphins 27 31 26 526 269 257 2 25 352 241 111
15 Sun December 14 boxscore W 7-8 @ Atlanta Falcons 14 9 14 241 161 80 1 18 247 185 62 3
16 Sun December 21 boxscore L 7-9 @ Minnesota Vikings 17 33 16 267 187 80 6 23 395 317 78 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
18 Dave Wilson 27 QB 14 13 6-7-0 189 342 55.3 2353 10 2.9 17 5.0 63 6.9 5.2 12.4 168.1 65.8 22 191 5.94 4.39 6.0 1 1
3 Bobby Hebert 26 qb 5 3 1-2-0 41 79 51.9 498 2 2.5 8 10.1 84 6.3 2.3 12.1 99.6 40.5 5 34 5.52 1.71 6.0
40 Dalton Hilliard 22 rb 16 5 1 3 33.3 29 1 33.3 0 0.0 29 9.7 16.3 29.0 1.8 109.7 0 0 9.67 16.33 0.0
49 Frank Wattelet 28 FS 16 16 1 1 100.0 13 0 0.0 0 0.0 13 13.0 13.0 13.0 0.8 118.7 0 0 13.00 13.00 0.0
Team Total 25.7 16 7-9-0 232 425 54.6 2893 13 3.1 25 5.9 84 6.8 4.8 12.5 180.8 61.6 27 225 5.90 3.99 6.0 1 1
Opp Total 16 331 576 57.5 3886 21 3.6 26 4.5 6.7 5.44 11.7 242.9 71.4 47 343 5.7 4.5 7.5

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
36 Rueben Mayes* 23 RB 16 12 286 1353 8 50 4.7 84.6 17.9 17 96 5.6 0 18 1.1 6.0 1449 8 4
40 Dalton Hilliard 22 rb 16 5 121 425 5 36 3.5 26.6 7.6 17 107 6.3 0 17 1.1 6.7 532 5 3
23 Buford Jordan 24 fb 16 9 68 207 1 10 3.0 12.9 4.3 11 127 11.5 0 37 0.7 7.9 334 1 2
18 Dave Wilson 27 QB 14 13 14 19 1 14 1.4 1.4 1.0 19 1 8
37 Mel Gray 25 KR 16 0 6 29 0 11 4.8 1.8 0.4 2 45 22.5 0 38 0.1 2.8 74 0 0
3 Bobby Hebert 26 qb 5 3 5 14 0 7 2.8 2.8 1.0 1 1 1.0 0 1 0.2 0.2 15 0 3
30 Wayne Wilson 29 5 0 2 5 0 3 2.5 1.0 0.4 1 -3 -3.0 0 -3 0.2 -0.6 2 0 0
83 Kelvin Edwards 22 wr 14 3 1 6 0 6 6.0 0.4 0.1 10 132 13.2 0 24 0.7 9.4 138 0 2
50 Jack Del Rio 23 lb 16 1 1 16 0 16 16.0 1.0 0.1 16 0 0
10 Brian Hansen 26 P 16 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0 0 1
86 Mike Jones 26 WR 16 8 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 48 625 13.0 3 45 3.0 39.1 625 3 2
84 Eric Martin 25 PR/WR 16 11 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 37 675 18.2 5 84 2.3 42.2 675 5 5
82 John Tice 26 TE 16 13 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 37 330 8.9 3 29 2.3 20.6 330 3 1
88 Eugene Goodlow 28 wr 16 6 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 20 306 15.3 2 29 1.3 19.1 306 2 1
85 Hoby Brenner 27 TE 15 12 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 18 286 15.9 0 34 1.2 19.1 286 0 0
80 Herbert Harris 25 wr 7 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 11 148 13.5 0 27 1.6 21.1 148 0 1
44 Dave Waymer 28 LCB 16 15 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 13 13.0 0 13 0.1 0.8 13 0 0
45 John Williams 26 7 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 5 5.0 0 5 0.1 0.7 5 0 0
Team Total 25.7 16 505 2074 15 50 4.1 129.6 31.6 232 2893 12.5 13 84 14.5 180.8 4967 28 33
Opp Total 16 486 1559 11 3.2 97.4 30.4 331 3543 10.7 21 20.7 221.4 5102 32 37

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
37 Mel Gray 25 KR 16 0 31 866 1 101 27.9 940
84 Eric Martin 25 PR/WR 16 11 24 227 0 39 9.5 3 64 0 27 21.3 966
42 Dana McLemore 26 3 0 10 67 0 23 6.7 2 39 0 22 19.5 106
36 Rueben Mayes* 23 RB 16 12 10 213 0 34 21.3 1662
25 Johnnie Poe 27 RCB 16 16 8 71 0 17 8.9 71
80 Herbert Harris 25 wr 7 1 7 122 0 22 17.4 270
26 Willie Tullis 28 db 7 1 2 10 0 7 5.0 2 28 0 19 14.0 38
83 Kelvin Edwards 22 wr 14 3 3 2 0 5 0.7 140
Team Total 25.7 16 47 377 0 39 8.0 55 1332 1 101 24.2 6676
Opp Total 16 37 234 0 6.3 35 662 0 18.9

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
10 Brian Hansen 26 P 16 0 81 3456 66 1 42.7
7 Morten Andersen*+ 26 K 16 0 1 1 11 11 7 6 6 6 5 2 30 26 86.7% 30 30 100.0%
Team Total 25.7 16 1 1 11 11 7 6 6 6 5 2 30 26 86.7% 30 30 100.0% 81 3456 66 1 42.7
Opp Total 16 27 17 63.0% 34 32 94.1% 78 3315 42.5

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
57 Rickey Jackson* 28 LOLB 16 16 9.0 1 1 0 1 0 6 0 1 0 0 114 0
51 Sam Mills 27 LILB 16 13 1 0 1 0 0 92 0
39 Brett Maxie 24 15 0 2 15 0 15 0 0 0 1 0 0 48 0
97 Jumpy Geathers 26 de 16 2 9.0 0 0 1 0 0 32 0
53 Vaughan Johnson 24 16 0 1.0 1 15 0 15 0 0 0 1 0 0 33 0
56 Pat Swilling 22 16 0 4.0 26 0
73 Frank Warren 27 16 0 7.5 0 0 3 0 0 16 0
50 Jack Del Rio 23 lb 16 1 3 0 0 0 0 20 0
18 Dave Wilson 27 QB 14 13 0 8 4 -4 0
44 Dave Waymer 28 LCB 16 15 9 48 0 17 0 0 0 1 0 0
75 Bruce Clark 28 LDE 16 16 6.0 0 0 3 28 0
27 Antonio Gibson 24 SS 16 13 3.0 2 43 0 43 0 0 0 1 0 0
25 Johnnie Poe 27 RCB 16 16 1.0 4 42 0 30 0 0 0 1 0 0
92 James Haynes 26 ROLB 16 16 2.0 1 17 1 17 0 0 0 2 7 0
84 Eric Martin 25 PR/WR 16 11 0 5 0 0 0
83 Kelvin Edwards 22 wr 14 3 0 2 2 0 0
36 Rueben Mayes* 23 RB 16 12 0 4 0 0 0
49 Frank Wattelet 28 FS 16 16 3 34 0 22 0 0 0 1 0 0
99 Tony Elliott 27 NT 15 15 3.5
3 Bobby Hebert 26 qb 5 3 0 3 0 0 0
40 Dalton Hilliard 22 rb 16 5 0 3 0 0 0
86 Mike Jones 26 WR 16 8 0 2 1 0 0
70 Bill Contz 25 LT 13 13 0 0 2 0 0
88 Eugene Goodlow 28 wr 16 6 0 1 1 0 0
10 Brian Hansen 26 P 16 0 0 1 1 0 0
22 Van Jakes 25 12 0 2 6 0 4 0
23 Buford Jordan 24 fb 16 9 0 2 0 0 0
82 John Tice 26 TE 16 13 0 1 1 0 0
63 Brad Edelman 26 LG 13 13 0 0 1 0 0
20 Russell Gary 27 db 7 3 1 14 0 14 0
80 Herbert Harris 25 wr 7 1 0 1 0 0 0
60 Steve Korte 26 C 16 16 0 0 1 0 0
54 Alvin Toles 23 RILB 16 15 0 0 1 0 0
94 Jim Wilks 28 RDE 16 15 1.0
Team Total 25.7 16 47.0 26 235 1 43 0 10 33 32 31 0 381 0
Opp Total 16 27 37 20

Scoring Summary

No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
7 Morten Andersen*+ 26 K 16 0 30 26 108
36 Rueben Mayes* 23 RB 16 12 8 8 48
40 Dalton Hilliard 22 rb 16 5 5 5 30
84 Eric Martin 25 PR/WR 16 11 5 5 30
86 Mike Jones 26 WR 16 8 3 3 18
82 John Tice 26 TE 16 13 3 3 18
88 Eugene Goodlow 28 wr 16 6 2 2 12
37 Mel Gray 25 KR 16 0 1 1 6
92 James Haynes 26 ROLB 16 16 1 1 6
23 Buford Jordan 24 fb 16 9 1 1 6
18 Dave Wilson 27 QB 14 13 1 1 6
Team Total 25.7 16 15 13 1 1 30 30 26 288
Opp Total 16 11 21 1 32 17 287