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1990 New Orleans Saints

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8-8-0, Finished 2nd in NFC West Division  · 1990 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -1.3, Offense: -4.7, Defense: 3.4, SoS: -1.2, avg is 0.0.

Scored 274 points (17.1/g), 22nd of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 275 points (17.2/g), 8th.
 Differential of -1 points (-0.1/g), 16th.  Expected W-L: 8.0-8.0.

Coach: Jim Mora (8-8-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Carl Smith
 Defensive Coordinator: Steve Sidwell

Stadium: Louisiana Superdome
 Training Camp: UW La Crosse (La Crosse, Wisconsin)

Team Info

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

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Player PF Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 274 4476 931 4.8 39 16 13 253 226 447 2626 15 23 5.6 133 464 1850 14 4.0 107
Team Defense 275 4878 986 4.9 27 19 21 279 316 534 3319 21 8 5.8 167 410 1559 8 3.8 91
Lg Rank Offense 22 23 24 19 24 21 26 21 23 20 11 16 12 15
Lg Rank Defense 8 15 22 2 12 25 19 15 28 15 8 6 4 8

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Mon September 10 boxscore L 0-1 San Francisco 49ers 12 13 11 268 180 88 5 17 237 184 53 2
2 Sun September 16 boxscore L 0-2 @ Minnesota Vikings 3 32 11 253 135 118 5 17 310 191 119
3 Sun September 23 boxscore W 1-2 Phoenix Cardinals 28 7 21 297 146 151 1 15 297 186 111 2
4 Bye Week
5 Sun October 7 boxscore L 1-3 @ Atlanta Falcons 27 28 15 293 218 75 1 25 457 366 91 2
6 Sun October 14 boxscore W 2-3 Cleveland Browns 25 20 19 348 259 89 1 20 238 157 81 1
7 Sun October 21 boxscore L 2-4 @ Houston Oilers 10 23 19 320 259 61 3 21 305 202 103 2
8 Sun October 28 boxscore L 2-5 Detroit Lions 10 27 15 269 138 131 8 12 262 214 48 1
9 Sun November 4 boxscore W 3-5 @ Cincinnati Bengals 21 7 21 350 101 249 1 13 261 125 136 1
10 Sun November 11 boxscore W 4-5 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 35 7 17 295 84 211 2 15 199 110 89 3
11 Sun November 18 boxscore L 4-6 @ Washington Redskins 17 31 24 367 274 93 4 24 423 311 112 1
12 Sun November 25 boxscore W 5-6 Atlanta Falcons 10 7 19 258 173 85 1 9 226 167 59 1
13 Sun December 2 boxscore L 5-7 @ Dallas Cowboys 13 17 14 283 170 113 1 17 274 161 113 1
14 Sun December 9 boxscore W 6-7 @ Los Angeles Rams 24 20 9 218 110 108 3 24 444 341 103 4
15 Sun December 16 boxscore L 6-8 Pittsburgh Steelers 6 9 12 195 95 100 1 14 232 154 78 1
16 Sun December 23 boxscore W 7-8 @ San Francisco 49ers 13 10 12 194 110 84 2 20 334 175 159 4
17 Mon December 31 boxscore W 8-8 Los Angeles Rams 20 17 14 268 174 94 16 379 275 104 1
Playoffs
WildCard Sun January 6 boxscore L 8-9 @ Chicago Bears 6 16 11 193 128 65 3 18 365 176 189 1

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player 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 SkYds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
4 Steve Walsh 24 QB 12 11 6-5-0 175 327 53.5% 1970 12 3.7 13 4.0 58 6.0 5.0 11.3 164.2 67.5 10 76 5.62 4.60 3.0 2 4
11 John Fourcade 30 qb 7 5 2-3-0 50 116 43.1% 785 3 2.6 8 6.9 68 6.8 4.2 15.7 112.1 46.1 8 44 5.98 3.56 6.5
9 Tommy Kramer 35 1 0 1 3 33.3% 2 0 0.0 1 33.3 2 0.7 -14.3 2.0 2.0 2.8 2 11 -1.80 -10.80 40.0
34 Craig Heyward 24 FB 16 15 0 1 0.0% 0 0 0.0 1 100.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.00 -45.00 0.0
Team Total 26.5 16 8-8-0 226 447 50.6% 2757 15 3.4 23 5.1 68 6.2 4.5 12.2 172.3 59.7 20 131 5.62 4.05 4.3 2 4
Opp Total 16 316 534 59.2% 3584 21 3.9 8 1.5 6.7 6.82 11.3 224.0 86.2 42 265 5.8 5.9 7.3

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Rushing Receiving
No. Player 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 27 RB 15 8 138 510 7 18 3.7 34.0 9.2 12 121 10.1 0 66 0.8 8.1 631 7 1
34 Craig Heyward 24 FB 16 15 129 599 4 47 4.6 37.4 8.1 18 121 6.7 0 12 1.1 7.6 720 4 3
21 Dalton Hilliard 26 rb 6 6 90 284 0 17 3.2 47.3 15.0 14 125 8.9 1 20 2.3 20.8 409 1 2
22 Gill Fenerty 27 KR 15 0 73 355 2 60 4.9 23.7 4.9 18 209 11.6 0 28 1.2 13.9 564 2 4
4 Steve Walsh 24 QB 12 11 19 25 0 18 1.3 2.1 1.6 25 0 5
11 John Fourcade 30 qb 7 5 15 77 1 12 5.1 11.0 2.1 77 1 4
84 Eric Martin 29 WR 16 16 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 63 912 14.5 5 58 3.9 57.0 912 5 3
80 Brett Perriman 25 WR 16 15 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 36 382 10.6 2 29 2.3 23.9 382 2 2
88 Floyd Turner 24 16 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 21 396 18.9 4 68 1.3 24.8 396 4 0
85 Hoby Brenner 31 TE 16 16 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 17 213 12.5 2 31 1.1 13.3 213 2 0
82 John Tice 30 te 16 4 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 11 113 10.3 0 19 0.7 7.1 113 0 1
83 Greg Scales 24 16 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 8 64 8.0 1 20 0.5 4.0 64 1 0
86 Gerald Alphin 26 11 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 4 57 14.3 0 17 0.4 5.2 57 0 0
87 Lonzell Hill 25 13 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 3 35 11.7 0 13 0.2 2.7 35 0 0
61 Joel Hilgenberg 28 C 16 16 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 9 9.0 0 9 0.1 0.6 9 0 0
Team Total 26.5 16 464 1850 14 60 4.0 115.6 29.0 226 2757 12.2 15 68 14.1 172.3 4607 29 29
Opp Total 16 410 1559 8 3.8 97.4 25.6 316 3319 10.5 21 19.8 207.4 4878 29 35

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Player Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
26 Vince Buck 22 PR 16 1 37 305 0 33 8.2 3 38 0 17 12.7 343
22 Gill Fenerty 27 KR 15 0 28 572 0 58 20.4 1136
28 Gene Atkins 26 FS 16 16 19 471 0 50 24.8 471
35 Bobby Morse 25 10 0 8 95 0 18 11.9 4 56 0 18 14.0 151
36 Rueben Mayes 27 RB 15 8 2 39 0 21 19.5 670
34 Craig Heyward 24 FB 16 15 1 12 0 12 12.0 732
24 Milton Mack 27 db 16 2 1 17 0 17 17.0 17
Team Total 26.5 16 45 400 0 33 8.9 58 1205 0 58 20.8 6212
Opp Total 16 43 302 0 7.0 36 583 0 16.2

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games 0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Scoring Punting
No. Player 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
6 Tommy Barnhardt 27 P 16 0 70 2990 65 1 42.7
7 Morten Andersen* 30 K 16 0 5 5 6 5 12 8 4 3 27 21 77.8%% 29 29 100.0%%
Team Total 26.5 16 5 5 6 5 12 8 4 3 27 21 77.8%% 29 29 100.0%% 70 2990 65 1 42.7
Opp Total 16 35 21 60.0%% 30 30 100.0%% 74 3027 40.9

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
No. Player Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
51 Sam Mills 31 LILB 16 14 0.5 2 0 1 0 0 112 0
53 Vaughan Johnson* 28 RILB 16 16 1.0 0 0 1 0 0 103 0
40 Robert Massey 23 LCB 16 16 0 0 2 0 0 78 0
41 Toi Cook 26 RCB 16 16 1.0 2 55 0 50 0 73 0
57 Rickey Jackson 32 LOLB 16 16 6.0 4 0 7 0 0 68 0
39 Brett Maxie 28 SS 16 16 2 88 1 50 0 73 0
28 Gene Atkins 26 FS 16 16 3.0 2 15 0 15 0 5 1 3 0 0 66 0
56 Pat Swilling* 26 ROLB 16 16 11.0 4 0 0 0 0 63 0
26 Vince Buck 22 PR 16 1 0 2 2 0 0 38 0
37 Bennie Thompson 27 db 16 2 2 0 0 0 0 37 0
97 Renaldo Turnbull 24 rde 16 6 9.0 1 0 1 0 0 31 0
93 Wayne Martin 25 LDE 11 11 4.0 1 0 0 0 0 30 0
91 Robert Goff 25 NT 15 10 0 0 1 13 0 22 0
24 Milton Mack 27 db 16 2 19 0
92 DeMond Winston 22 16 0 4 0
4 Steve Walsh 24 QB 12 11 0 5 2 0 0
94 Jim Wilks 32 RDE 15 15 5.5
11 John Fourcade 30 qb 7 5 0 4 1 0 0
22 Gill Fenerty 27 KR 15 0 0 4 0 0 0
84 Eric Martin 29 WR 16 16 0 3 1 2 0
34 Craig Heyward 24 FB 16 15 0 3 0 0 0
21 Dalton Hilliard 26 rb 6 6 0 2 1 0 0
80 Brett Perriman 25 WR 16 15 0 2 1 0 0
96 Michael Simmons 25 de 16 3 1.0 0 0 1 0 0
99 Joel Smeenge 22 15 0 1 0
82 John Tice 30 te 16 4 0 1 1 0 0
90 James Williams 22 14 0 1 0
67 Stan Brock 32 RT 16 16 0 0 1 0 0
52 Brian Forde 27 16 0 0 0 1 0 0
61 Joel Hilgenberg 28 C 16 16 0 0 1 0 0
36 Rueben Mayes 27 RB 15 8 0 1 0 0 0
35 Bobby Morse 25 10 0 0 1 0 0 0
65 Steve Trapilo 26 RG 16 16 0 0 1 0 0
Team Total 26.5 16 42.0 8 158 1 50 0 17 29 30 15 0 819 0
Opp Total 16 20 35 16 1

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
7 Morten Andersen* 30 K 16 0 29 21 92
36 Rueben Mayes 27 RB 15 8 7 7 42
84 Eric Martin 29 WR 16 16 5 5 30
34 Craig Heyward 24 FB 16 15 4 4 24
88 Floyd Turner 24 16 0 4 4 24
85 Hoby Brenner 31 TE 16 16 2 2 12
22 Gill Fenerty 27 KR 15 0 2 2 12
80 Brett Perriman 25 WR 16 15 2 2 12
11 John Fourcade 30 qb 7 5 1 1 6
21 Dalton Hilliard 26 rb 6 6 1 1 6
39 Brett Maxie 28 SS 16 16 1 1 6
83 Greg Scales 24 16 0 1 1 6
Team Total 26.5 16 14 15 1 30 29 21 1 272
Opp Total 16 8 21 1 30 21 1 275

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1990-09-23 PHO W, 28-7 2 14 pass Eric Martin 14 yard pass from John Fourcade (Morten Andersen kick)
2 1990-09-23 PHO W, 28-7 3 10 rush Rueben Mayes 10 yard rush (Morten Andersen kick)
3 1990-09-23 PHO W, 28-7 4 4 rush Rueben Mayes 4 yard rush (Morten Andersen kick)
4 1990-09-23 PHO W, 28-7 4 14 rush Rueben Mayes 14 yard rush (Morten Andersen kick)
5 1990-10-07 @ ATL L, 27-28 1 68 pass Floyd Turner 68 yard pass from John Fourcade (Morten Andersen kick)
6 1990-10-07 @ ATL L, 27-28 2 5 rush John Fourcade 5 yard rush (Morten Andersen kick)
7 1990-10-07 @ ATL L, 27-28 3 3 pass Hoby Brenner 3 yard pass from John Fourcade (Morten Andersen kick)
8 1990-10-14 CLE W, 25-20 2 4 pass Dalton Hilliard 4 yard pass from Steve Walsh
9 1990-10-14 CLE W, 25-20 3 49 pass Floyd Turner 49 yard pass from Steve Walsh (Morten Andersen kick)
10 1990-10-14 CLE W, 25-20 4 13 pass Eric Martin 13 yard pass from Steve Walsh (Morten Andersen kick)
11 1990-10-21 @ HOU L, 10-23 4 31 pass Hoby Brenner 31 yard pass from Steve Walsh (Morten Andersen kick)
12 1990-10-28 DET L, 10-27 1 6 pass Eric Martin 6 yard pass from Steve Walsh (Morten Andersen kick)
13 1990-11-04 @ CIN W, 21-7 1 5 rush Gill Fenerty 5 yard rush (Morten Andersen kick)
14 1990-11-04 @ CIN W, 21-7 2 6 rush Rueben Mayes 6 yard rush (Morten Andersen kick)
15 1990-11-04 @ CIN W, 21-7 4 1 rush Craig Heyward 1 yard rush (Morten Andersen kick)
16 1990-11-11 TAM W, 35-7 2 26 pass Brett Perriman 26 yard pass from Steve Walsh (Morten Andersen kick)
17 1990-11-11 TAM W, 35-7 2 47 rush Craig Heyward 47 yard rush (Morten Andersen kick)
18 1990-11-11 TAM W, 35-7 3 4 rush Rueben Mayes 4 yard rush (Morten Andersen kick)
19 1990-11-11 TAM W, 35-7 3 2 rush Craig Heyward 2 yard rush (Morten Andersen kick)
20 1990-11-11 TAM W, 35-7 4 1 rush Rueben Mayes 1 yard rush (Morten Andersen kick)
21 1990-11-18 @ WAS L, 17-31 1 16 pass Brett Perriman 16 yard pass from Steve Walsh (Morten Andersen kick)
22 1990-11-18 @ WAS L, 17-31 4 8 pass Floyd Turner 8 yard pass from Steve Walsh (Morten Andersen kick)
23 1990-11-25 ATL W, 10-7 4 6 pass Eric Martin 6 yard pass from Steve Walsh (Morten Andersen kick)
24 1990-12-02 @ DAL L, 13-17 2 15 rush Rueben Mayes 15 yard rush (Morten Andersen kick)
25 1990-12-09 @ RAM W, 24-20 3 50 interception Brett Maxie 50 yard interception return (Morten Andersen kick)
26 1990-12-09 @ RAM W, 24-20 4 60 rush Gill Fenerty 60 yard rush (Morten Andersen kick)
27 1990-12-09 @ RAM W, 24-20 4 4 pass Eric Martin 4 yard pass from Steve Walsh (Morten Andersen kick)
28 1990-12-23 @ SFO W, 13-10 1 5 pass Greg Scales 5 yard pass from Steve Walsh (Morten Andersen kick)
29 1990-12-31 RAM W, 20-17 1 26 pass Floyd Turner 26 yard pass from Steve Walsh (Morten Andersen kick)
30 1990-12-31 RAM W, 20-17 2 1 rush Craig Heyward 1 yard rush (Morten Andersen kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1990-09-10 SFO W, 13-12 3 4 pass Brent Jones 4 yard pass from Joe Montana (Mike Cofer kick)
2 1990-09-16 @ MIN W, 32-3 2 15 pass Anthony Carter 15 yard pass from Wade Wilson (Donald Igwebuike kick)
3 1990-09-16 @ MIN W, 32-3 3 5 pass Herschel Walker 5 yard pass from Wade Wilson (Donald Igwebuike kick)
4 1990-09-16 @ MIN W, 32-3 3 15 pass Steve Jordan 15 yard pass from Wade Wilson (Donald Igwebuike kick)
5 1990-09-23 PHO L, 7-28 3 37 pass Ricky Proehl 37 yard pass from Timm Rosenbach (Al Del Greco kick)
6 1990-10-07 @ ATL W, 28-27 1 1 rush Chris Miller 1 yard rush (Greg Davis kick)
7 1990-10-07 @ ATL W, 28-27 2 9 pass Shawn Collins 9 yard pass from Chris Miller (Greg Davis kick)
8 1990-10-07 @ ATL W, 28-27 3 20 pass Andre Rison 20 yard pass from Chris Miller (Greg Davis kick)
9 1990-10-07 @ ATL W, 28-27 4 3 pass Andre Rison 3 yard pass from Chris Miller (Greg Davis kick)
10 1990-10-14 CLE L, 20-25 4 13 pass Webster Slaughter 13 yard pass from Bernie Kosar (Jerry Kauric kick)
11 1990-10-14 CLE L, 20-25 4 1 rush Kevin Mack 1 yard rush (Jerry Kauric kick)
12 1990-10-21 @ HOU W, 23-10 2 6 pass Lorenzo White 6 yard pass from Warren Moon (Tony Zendejas kick)
13 1990-10-21 @ HOU W, 23-10 3 1 rush Lorenzo White 1 yard rush (Tony Zendejas kick)
14 1990-10-28 DET W, 27-10 2 5 pass Robert Clark 5 yard pass from Rodney Peete (Rich Karlis kick)
15 1990-10-28 DET W, 27-10 3 53 fumble Jimmy Williams 53 yard fumble return (Rich Karlis kick)
16 1990-10-28 DET W, 27-10 4 2 rush Barry Sanders 2 yard rush (Rich Karlis kick)
17 1990-11-04 @ CIN L, 7-21 2 9 pass Eddie Brown 9 yard pass from Boomer Esiason (Jim Breech kick)
18 1990-11-11 TAM L, 7-35 1 12 rush Chris Chandler 12 yard rush (Steve Christie kick)
19 1990-11-18 @ WAS W, 31-17 2 8 pass Gary Clark 8 yard pass from Mark Rypien (Chip Lohmiller kick)
20 1990-11-18 @ WAS W, 31-17 2 7 pass Art Monk 7 yard pass from Mark Rypien (Chip Lohmiller kick)
21 1990-11-18 @ WAS W, 31-17 3 19 pass Gary Clark 19 yard pass from Mark Rypien (Chip Lohmiller kick)
22 1990-11-18 @ WAS W, 31-17 3 3 pass Kelvin Bryant 3 yard pass from Mark Rypien (Chip Lohmiller kick)
23 1990-11-25 ATL L, 7-10 4 51 pass George Thomas 51 yard pass from Chris Miller (Greg Davis kick)
24 1990-12-02 @ DAL W, 17-13 3 1 rush Emmitt Smith 1 yard rush (Ken Willis kick)
25 1990-12-02 @ DAL W, 17-13 4 5 pass Daryl Johnston 5 yard pass from Troy Aikman (Ken Willis kick)
26 1990-12-09 @ RAM L, 20-24 2 2 rush Jim Everett 2 yard rush (Mike Lansford kick)
27 1990-12-09 @ RAM L, 20-24 3 42 pass Henry Ellard 42 yard pass from Jim Everett (Mike Lansford kick)
28 1990-12-23 @ SFO L, 10-13 1 1 rush Tom Rathman 1 yard rush (Mike Cofer kick)
29 1990-12-31 RAM L, 17-20 4 47 pass Flipper Anderson 47 yard pass from Jim Everett (Mike Lansford kick)
30 1990-12-31 RAM L, 17-20 4 1 pass Robert Delpino 1 yard pass from Jim Everett (Mike Lansford kick)