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1998 New Orleans Saints

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6-10-0, Finished 3rd in NFC West Division  · 1998 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 0.1, Offense: -1.5, Defense: 1.6, SoS: 3.5, avg is 0.0.

Scored 305 points (19.1/g), 21st of 30 in the NFL. Allowed 359 points (22.4/g), 21st.
 Differential of -54 points (-3.4/g), 19th.  Expected W-L: 6.5-9.5.

Coach: Mike Ditka (6-10-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Danny Abramowicz
 Defensive Coordinator: Zaven Yaralian
 Other Notable Asst.: Tom Clements (Quarterbacks) and Jack Del Rio (Strength and Conditioning)

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

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO Offense Defense Sp. Tms
1 Sun September 6 boxscore W 1-0 @ St. Louis Rams 24 17 15 232 197 35 1 23 314 267 47 2 -2.81 8.34 1.04
2 Sun September 13 boxscore W 2-0 Carolina Panthers 19 14 18 311 104 207 20 375 238 137 3 -1.73 6.47 1.42
3 Bye Week
4 Sun September 27 boxscore W OT 3-0 @ Indianapolis Colts 19 13 14 320 137 183 1 16 357 292 65 3 -9.00 10.53 2.34
5 Sun October 4 boxscore L 3-1 New England Patriots 27 30 19 276 237 39 2 20 388 291 97 4 -7.45 8.24 -4.73
6 Sun October 11 boxscore L 3-2 San Francisco 49ers 0 31 10 167 135 32 1 30 459 319 140 -21.92 -8.36 6.50
7 Sun October 18 boxscore L 3-3 @ Atlanta Falcons 23 31 15 322 255 67 4 19 297 163 134 -6.61 -9.45 3.59
8 Sun October 25 boxscore W 4-3 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 9 3 12 266 210 56 1 11 238 180 58 3 -17.55 22.85 2.33
9 Sun November 1 boxscore L 4-4 @ Carolina Panthers 17 31 21 354 301 53 4 16 216 110 106 2 -8.42 7.56 -11.16
10 Sun November 8 boxscore L 4-5 @ Minnesota Vikings 24 31 11 190 138 52 1 23 465 303 162 2 -4.94 -7.41 1.44
11 Sun November 15 boxscore W 5-5 St. Louis Rams 24 3 13 237 135 102 17 234 179 55 3 -6.94 28.02 0.63
12 Sun November 22 boxscore L 5-6 @ San Francisco 49ers 20 31 23 401 311 90 4 23 443 289 154 3 5.16 -9.97 -10.91
13 Sun November 29 boxscore L 5-7 @ Miami Dolphins 10 30 11 157 70 87 4 24 375 255 120 1 -22.04 1.60 0.23
14 Sun December 6 boxscore W 6-7 Dallas Cowboys 22 3 17 328 215 113 2 10 182 174 8 -9.24 15.29 5.36
15 Sun December 13 boxscore L 6-8 Atlanta Falcons 17 27 15 216 164 52 4 25 504 322 182 3 -11.75 -2.08 -1.86
16 Sun December 20 boxscore L 6-9 @ Arizona Cardinals 17 19 18 320 238 82 1 28 513 394 119 3 -5.15 -3.51 6.66
17 Sun December 27 boxscore L 6-10 Buffalo Bills 33 45 26 366 291 75 3 21 308 192 116 2.28 -15.86 3.41