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2000 New Orleans Saints

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10-6-0, Finished 1st in NFC West Division  · 2000 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 0.9, Offense: -1.2, Defense: 2.1, SoS: -2.2, avg is 0.0.

Scored 354 points (22.1/g), 10th of 31 in the NFL. Allowed 305 points (19.1/g), 10th.
 Differential of 49 points (3.1/g), 12th.  Expected W-L: 9.4-6.6.

Coach: Jim Haslett (10-6-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Mike McCarthy
 Defensive Coordinator: Ron Zook

Stadium: Louisiana Superdome
 Training Camp: Nicholls State (Thibodaux, Louisiana)

Starters

Hide Non-primary Starters · ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Jeff Blake 30 8 11 184 for 302, 2,025 yards, 13 td, 9 int, & 57 rushes for 243 yards and 1 td New York Jets / 6th / 166th pick / 1992
RB Ricky Williams 23 1 10 248 rushes for 1,000 yards, 8 td, & 44 catches for 409 yards and 1 td New Orleans Saints / 1st / 5th pick / 1999
FB Terrelle Smith 22 Rook 9 29 rushes for 131 yards, 0 td, & 12 catches for 65 yards and 0 td New Orleans Saints / 4th / 96th pick / 2000
WR Joe Horn* 28 4 16 94 catches for 1,340 yards, 8 td, & 6 rushes for 10 yards and 0 td Kansas City Chiefs / 5th / 135th pick / 1996
WR Willie Jackson 29 5 7 37 catches for 523 yards, 6 td Dallas Cowboys / 4th / 109th pick / 1994
TE Andrew Glover 33 9 14 21 catches for 281 yards, 4 td Los Angeles Raiders / 10th / 274th pick / 1991
LT Willie Roaf* 30 7 16 New Orleans Saints / 1st / 8th pick / 1993
LG Wally Williams 29 7 16 1 fumble recovered
C Jerry Fontenot 34 11 16 1 fumble recovered Chicago Bears / 3rd / 65th pick / 1989
RG Chris Naeole 26 3 16 New Orleans Saints / 1st / 10th pick / 1997
RT Kyle Turley+ 25 2 16 4 fumbles recovered New Orleans Saints / 1st / 7th pick / 1998
 Defensive Starters
LDE Darren Howard 24 Rook 16 11.0 sacks, 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 33rd pick / 2000
LDT Norman Hand 28 4 15 3.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Miami Dolphins / 5th / 158th pick / 1995
RDT La'Roi Glover*+ 26 4 16 17.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Oakland Raiders / 5th / 166th pick / 1996
RDE Joe Johnson* 28 6 15 12.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered New Orleans Saints / 1st / 13th pick / 1994
LLB Keith Mitchell* 26 3 14 6.5 sacks, 1 interception, 4 fumbles recovered
MLB Darrin Smith 30 7 11 2.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 54th pick / 1993
RLB Mark Fields* 28 5 14 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New Orleans Saints / 1st / 13th pick / 1995
LCB Kevin Mathis 26 3 16 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered
RCB Fred Weary 26 2 12 2.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New Orleans Saints / 4th / 97th pick / 1998
SS Sammy Knight 25 3 16 2.0 sacks, 5 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
FS Darren Perry 32 8 16 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 8th / 203rd pick / 1992
 Special Teams Starters
K Doug Brien 30 6 0 23 of 29 field goals & 37 of 37 extra points San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 85th pick / 1994
P Toby Gowin 25 3 0 74 punts for a 41.1 average, 0 blocked
PR Chad Morton 23 Rook 1 30 punt returns for a 9.3 average and 0 td New Orleans Saints / 5th / 166th pick / 2000
KR Chad Morton 23 Rook 1 44 kick returns for a 23.4 average and 0 td New Orleans Saints / 5th / 166th pick / 2000

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
69 Tom Ackerman 28 15 0 290 6-3 East. Washington 9/6/1972 4 1 New Orleans Saints / 5th / 145th pick / 1996
20 Terry Allen 32 rb 4 2 204 5-10 Clemson 2/21/1968 9 1 Minnesota Vikings / 9th / 241st pick / 1990
18 Jeff Blake 30 QB 11 11 223 6-1 East Carolina 12/4/1970 8 8 New York Jets / 6th / 166th pick / 1992
10 Doug Brien 30 K 16 0 180 6-0 California 11/24/1970 6 4 San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 85th pick / 1994
2 Aaron Brooks 24 qb 8 5 220 6-4 Virginia 3/24/1976 Rook 7 Green Bay Packers / 4th / 131st pick / 1999
35 Chris Canty 24 3 0 185 5-9 Kansas St. 3/30/1976 3 0 New England Patriots / 1st / 29th pick / 1997
92 Martin Chase 26 9 0 310 6-2 Oklahoma 12/19/1974 1 1 Baltimore Ravens / 5th / 124th pick / 1998
51 Phil Clarke 23 lb 14 3 241 6-0 Pittsburgh 1/9/1977 1 3
95 Marques Douglas 23 1 0 286 6-2 Howard 3/15/1977 Rook 0
55 Mark Fields* 28 RLB 16 14 244 6-2 Washington St. 11/9/1972 5 9 New Orleans Saints / 1st / 13th pick / 1995
62 Jerry Fontenot 34 C 16 16 300 6-3 Texas A&M 11/21/1966 11 7 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 65th pick / 1989
37 Todd Franz 24 5 0 202 6-0 Tulsa 4/12/1976 Rook 0 Detroit Lions / 5th / 145th pick / 2000
37 Steve Gleason 23 3 0 215 5-11 Washington St. 3/19/1977 Rook 0
82 Andrew Glover 33 TE 16 14 250 6-6 Grambling St. 8/12/1967 9 3 Los Angeles Raiders / 10th / 274th pick / 1991
97 La'Roi Glover*+ 26 RDT 16 16 285 6-2 San Diego St. 7/4/1974 4 16 Oakland Raiders / 5th / 166th pick / 1996
4 Toby Gowin 25 P 16 0 167 5-10 North Texas 3/30/1975 3 2
81 Lamont Hall 26 te 16 5 260 6-4 Clemson 11/16/1974 1 0
99 Norman Hand 28 LDT 15 15 310 6-3 Mississippi 9/4/1972 4 7 Miami Dolphins / 5th / 158th pick / 1995
26 Corey Harris 24 db 3 1 187 5-10 The Citadel,North Alabama 11/28/1976 1 0
36 Michael Hawthorne 23 11 1 200 6-3 Purdue 1/26/1977 Rook 1 New Orleans Saints / 6th / 195th pick / 2000
87 Joe Horn* 28 WR 16 16 206 6-1 Itawamba JC 1/16/1972 4 13 Kansas City Chiefs / 5th / 135th pick / 1996
47 Kevin Houser 23 16 0 250 6-2 Ohio St. 8/23/1977 Rook 1 New Orleans Saints / 7th / 228th pick / 2000
93 Darren Howard 24 LDE 16 16 275 6-3 Kansas St. 11/19/1976 Rook 8 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 33rd pick / 2000
35 Reggie Howard 23 1 0 190 6-0 Henderson St.,Memphis 5/17/1977 Rook 0
88 Willie Jackson 29 WR 15 7 212 6-1 Florida 8/16/1971 5 5 Dallas Cowboys / 4th / 109th pick / 1994
94 Joe Johnson* 28 RDE 16 15 275 6-4 Louisville 7/11/1972 6 10 New Orleans Saints / 1st / 13th pick / 1994
53 Donta Jones 28 12 0 235 6-2 Nebraska 8/27/1972 5 1 Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 125th pick / 1995
27 Rob Kelly 26 12 0 199 6-0 Ohio St. 6/21/1974 3 1 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1997
29 Sammy Knight 25 SS 16 16 215 6-0 USC 9/10/1975 3 7
23 Kevin Mathis 26 LCB 16 16 185 5-9 Texas A&M-Commerce 4/29/1974 3 6
26 Fred McAfee 32 11 0 193 5-10 Mississippi Col. 6/20/1968 9 0 New Orleans Saints / 6th / 154th pick / 1991
40 Brian Milne 27 rb 16 1 255 6-3 Penn St. 1/7/1973 4 0 Indianapolis Colts / 4th / 115th pick / 1996
59 Keith Mitchell* 26 LLB 16 14 236 6-2 Texas A&M 7/24/1974 3 11
25 Alex Molden 27 lcb 15 6 190 5-10 Oregon 8/4/1973 4 3 New Orleans Saints / 1st / 11th pick / 1996
32 Jerald Moore 26 rb 11 0 225 5-9 Oklahoma 11/20/1974 4 1 St. Louis Rams / 3rd / 83rd pick / 1996
30 Chad Morton 23 KR 16 1 203 5-8 USC 4/4/1977 Rook 3 New Orleans Saints / 5th / 166th pick / 2000
65 Chris Naeole 26 RG 16 16 317 6-3 Colorado 12/25/1974 3 7 New Orleans Saints / 1st / 10th pick / 1997
28 Chris Oldham 32 db 13 0 200 5-9 Oregon 10/26/1968 10 2 Detroit Lions / 4th / 105th pick / 1990
39 Darren Perry 32 FS 16 16 196 5-11 Penn St. 12/29/1968 8 6 Pittsburgh Steelers / 8th / 203rd pick / 1992
83 Keith Poole 26 wr 15 3 188 6-0 Arizona St. 6/18/1974 3 3 New Orleans Saints / 4th / 116th pick / 1997
70 Marcus Price 28 7 0 310 6-4 LSU 3/3/1972 3 1 Jacksonville Jaguars / 6th / 172nd pick / 1995
86 Jake Reed 33 wr 7 6 216 6-3 Grambling St. 9/28/1967 9 2 Minnesota Vikings / 3rd / 68th pick / 1991
77 Willie Roaf* 30 LT 16 16 320 6-5 Louisiana Tech 4/18/1970 7 12 New Orleans Saints / 1st / 8th pick / 1993
54 Darrin Smith 30 MLB 16 11 236 6-1 Miami (FL) 4/15/1970 7 6 Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 54th pick / 1993
44 Terrelle Smith 22 FB 14 9 246 6-0 Arizona St. 3/12/1978 Rook 1 New Orleans Saints / 4th / 96th pick / 2000
89 Dave Stachelski 23 4 0 250 6-3 Boise St. 3/1/1977 Rook 0 New England Patriots / 5th / 141st pick / 2000
78 Daryl Terrell 25 16 0 317 6-4 Southern Miss 1/25/1975 1 1
50 Corey Terry 24 7 0 246 6-3 Tennessee 3/6/1976 1 0 Indianapolis Colts / 7th / 250th pick / 1999
22 Fred Thomas 27 11 0 184 5-9 Miss. Valley St.,Mississippi,Tenn-Martin 9/11/1973 4 1 Seattle Seahawks / 2nd / 47th pick / 1996
90 Jared Tomich 26 15 0 281 6-3 Nebraska 4/24/1974 3 1 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 39th pick / 1997
68 Kyle Turley+ 25 RT 16 16 309 6-5 San Diego St. 9/24/1975 2 14 New Orleans Saints / 1st / 7th pick / 1998
58 Phillip Ward 26 2 0 235 6-2 UCLA 11/1/1974 2 0
24 Fred Weary 26 RCB 12 12 181 5-10 Florida 4/12/1974 2 5 New Orleans Saints / 4th / 97th pick / 1998
84 Austin Wheatley 23 4 0 254 6-3 Iowa 11/16/1977 Rook 0 New Orleans Saints / 5th / 158th pick / 2000
98 Willie Whitehead 27 de 16 2 300 6-3 Auburn 1/26/1973 1 2
34 Ricky Williams 23 RB 10 10 226 5-10 Texas 5/21/1977 1 11 New Orleans Saints / 1st / 5th pick / 1999
63 Wally Williams 29 LG 16 16 305 6-2 Florida A&M 2/20/1971 7 7
80 Robert Wilson 26 15 0 176 5-11 Florida A&M 6/23/1974 2 1
Team Total 26.6 16 237.9 6-1.1 3.4