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2003 New Orleans Saints

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Record: 8-8-0, Finished 2nd in NFC South Division
NFL Season Summary

Scored 340 points (21.2/g), 14th of 32 in the NFL.
 Allowed 326 points (20.4/g), 14th.
 Differential of 14 points (0.9/g), 17th.
 Expected W-L: 8.4-7.6.

 Record vs. Vegas Line: 9-7-0

 Takeaway/Giveaway Differential -1 (-0.1/g), 18th.

Simple Rating System: Total -0.3, Offense: 0.1, Defense: -0.4, SoS: -1.1, versus averages of 0.0.

Coached by Jim Haslett(8-8-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Mike McCarthy
 Defensive Coordinator: Rick Venturi


 Offensive Scheme: West Coast
 Defensive Alignment: 4-3

Stadium: Louisiana Superdome

Training Camp: New Orleans Saints Training Facility (Metairie, Louisiana)

New Orleans Saints 2003 Defensive Splits · Offensive Splits

2003 League Total Splits · 2003 League Average Splits

Opponent Splits by Location

Rushing Passing
#Pl ToGo Yds Att Yds Y/A TD 1D Cmp Att Cmp% Yds Y/A TD Int Sk 1D Rate ANY/A
Home 512 8.33 6.76 251 1232 4.9 8 63 134 240 55.8 1534 6.4 9 6 14 95 77.3 5.7 All Home Opponent plays
Away 492 8.91 6.54 228 1007 4.4 4 49 130 246 52.8 1457 5.9 11 8 18 79 72.2 5.0 All Away Opponent plays

Opponent Splits by Quarter

Rushing Passing
#Pl ToGo Yds Att Yds Y/A TD 1D Cmp Att Cmp% Yds Y/A TD Int Sk 1D Rate ANY/A
1st Qtr 218 8.20 6.40 118 566 4.8 2 25 55 97 56.7 561 5.8 4 2 3 30 78.6 5.5 All Opponent plays in 1st Qtr
2nd Qtr 274 8.83 7.95 112 561 5.0 7 35 86 150 57.3 1133 7.6 8 3 12 58 90.8 7.1 All Opponent plays in 2nd Qtr
3rd Qtr 239 8.19 5.87 119 542 4.6 1 24 58 111 52.3 550 5.0 4 3 9 34 67.0 4.1 All Opponent plays in 3rd Qtr
4th Qtr 264 9.11 6.03 123 485 3.9 2 26 64 126 50.8 739 5.9 4 6 8 51 59.6 4.1 All Opponent plays in 4th Qtr
OT 9 8.56 11.63 7 85 12.1 0 2 1 2 50 8 4.0 0 0 0 1 60.4 4.0 All Opponent plays in OT
1st Half 492 8.55 7.25 230 1127 4.9 9 60 141 247 57.1 1694 6.9 12 5 15 88 86.0 6.5 All Opponent plays in 1st Half
2nd Half 503 8.67 5.95 242 1027 4.2 3 50 122 237 51.5 1289 5.4 8 9 17 85 63.1 4.1 All Opponent plays in 2nd Half

Opponent Splits by Down

Rushing Passing
Down #Pl ToGo Yds Att Yds Y/A TD 1D Cmp Att Cmp% Yds Y/A TD Int Sk 1D Rate ANY/A
1st 450 10.01 6.50 257 1115 4.3 6 28 104 178 58.4 1330 7.5 8 3 8 69 89.9 7.3 All Opponent plays on 1st down
2nd 330 7.92 7.01 158 862 5.5 5 45 89 163 54.6 933 5.7 6 6 9 57 68.4 4.6 All Opponent plays on 2nd down
3rd 208 6.93 6.39 56 225 4.0 0 33 68 138 49.3 682 4.9 4 5 14 45 58.3 3.5 All Opponent plays on 3rd down
4th 16 5.50 6.92 8 37 4.6 1 6 3 7 42.9 46 6.6 2 0 1 3 104.8 10.8 All Opponent plays on 4th down

Opponent Splits by Yards to Go

Rushing Passing
#Pl ToGo Yds Att Yds Y/A TD 1D Cmp Att Cmp% Yds Y/A TD Int Sk 1D Rate ANY/A
1-3 109 1.84 3.35 76 193 2.5 8 51 15 31 48.4 125 4.0 5 0 2 15 98.8 6.8 All Opponent plays with 1-3 yds to go
4-6 161 5.03 5.70 69 340 4.9 2 23 42 83 50.6 344 4.1 5 4 9 33 61.5 2.9 All Opponent plays with 4-6 yds to go
7-9 137 7.93 9.29 36 216 6.0 1 6 51 98 52 639 6.5 2 5 3 35 58.2 4.5 All Opponent plays with 7-9 yds to go
10+ 597 10.97 7.04 298 1490 5.0 1 32 156 274 56.9 1883 6.9 8 5 18 91 80.3 6.2 All Opponent plays with 10+ yds to go

Opponent Splits by Down & Yards to Go

Rushing Passing
#Pl ToGo Yds Att Yds Y/A TD 1D Cmp Att Cmp% Yds Y/A TD Int Sk 1D Rate ANY/A
1st & 10 400 10.00 6.85 230 1032 4.5 1 23 89 160 55.6 1222 7.6 5 2 8 57 85.5 7.3 All Opponent plays with 1st & 10 yds to go
1st & >10 24 16.38 5.96 7 46 6.6 0 0 11 12 91.7 91 7.6 0 0 0 8 98.3 7.6 All Opponent plays with 1st & >10 yds to go
1st & <10 26 4.27 2.25 20 37 1.9 5 5 4 6 66.7 17 2.8 3 1 0 4 70.1 5.3 All Opponent plays with 1st & <10 yds to go
2nd & 1-4 41 2.12 4.19 30 96 3.2 3 19 6 11 54.5 55 5.0 1 0 0 6 98.7 6.8 All Opponent plays with 2nd & 1-4 yds to go
2nd & 4-6 88 5.16 5.91 46 232 5.0 1 13 19 39 48.7 170 4.4 1 1 3 14 58.7 3.5 All Opponent plays with 2nd & 4-6 yds to go
2nd & 7-9 78 7.95 9.53 27 179 6.6 1 5 25 51 49 326 6.4 2 3 0 17 58.1 4.5 All Opponent plays with 2nd & 7-9 yds to go
2nd & 10+ 123 11.81 7.44 55 355 6.5 0 8 39 62 62.9 382 6.2 2 2 6 20 77.5 4.9 All Opponent plays with 2nd & 10+ yds to go
3rd & 1-4 52 1.81 3.37 32 78 2.4 0 23 7 18 38.9 67 3.7 2 0 2 7 87.0 5.4 All Opponent plays with 3rd & 1-4 yds to go
3rd & 4-6 57 4.86 6.05 14 86 6.1 0 9 19 38 50 144 3.8 2 2 5 15 55.2 2.2 All Opponent plays with 3rd & 4-6 yds to go
3rd & 7-9 53 7.89 9.69 5 26 5.2 0 1 26 45 57.8 313 7.0 0 2 3 18 60.7 4.6 All Opponent plays with 3rd & 7-9 yds to go
3rd & 10+ 46 14.17 7.42 5 35 7.0 0 0 16 37 43.2 158 4.3 0 1 4 5 44.7 2.8 All Opponent plays with 3rd & 10+ yds to go
4th & 1-4 7 1.29 2.14 7 15 2.1 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 All Opponent plays with 4th & 1-4 yds to go
4th & 4-6 4 4.75 5.33 0 0 0 0 2 3 66.7 16 5.3 1 0 1 2 119.4 9.0 All Opponent plays with 4th & 4-6 yds to go
4th & 7-9 1 9.00 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .0 0 0 0 0 39.6 .0 All Opponent plays with 4th & 7-9 yds to go
4th & 10+ 4 12.75 26.00 1 22 22.0 0 1 1 3 33.3 30 10.0 1 0 0 1 111.1 16.7 All Opponent plays with 4th & 10+ yds to go
3rd/4th & short 59 1.75 3.20 39 93 2.4 1 28 7 18 38.9 67 3.7 2 0 2 7 87.0 5.4 All Opponent plays with 3rd/4th & short yds to go

Opponent Splits by Field Position

Rushing Passing
#Pl ToGo Yds Att Yds Y/A TD 1D Cmp Att Cmp% Yds Y/A TD Int Sk 1D Rate ANY/A
Own 1-10 30 10.17 7.00 14 95 6.8 0 4 7 13 53.8 73 5.6 0 1 1 7 38.3 2.0 All Opponent plays in Own 1-10
Own 1-20 120 9.51 7.66 53 286 5.4 0 11 34 62 54.8 411 6.6 0 2 3 22 62.0 4.9 All Opponent plays in Own 1-20
Own 21-50 435 8.96 7.12 198 985 5.0 1 38 124 218 56.9 1451 6.7 1 6 14 82 67.3 5.2 All Opponent plays in Own 21-50
Opp 49-20 317 8.72 6.83 158 748 4.7 0 39 81 151 53.6 967 6.4 4 4 8 52 71.3 5.5 All Opponent plays in Opp 49-20
Red Zone 132 6.39 3.75 70 220 3.1 11 24 25 55 45.5 162 2.9 15 2 7 18 76.9 6.0 All Opponent plays in Red Zone
Opp 1-10 56 4.66 2.29 27 46 1.7 10 12 12 27 44.4 48 1.8 8 0 2 9 91.2 7.2 All Opponent plays in Opp 1-10

Opponent Splits by Score Differential

Rushing Passing
#Pl ToGo Yds Att Yds Y/A TD 1D Cmp Att Cmp% Yds Y/A TD Int Sk 1D Rate ANY/A
Leading 411 8.49 6.70 225 1027 4.6 6 50 105 176 59.7 1252 7.1 10 4 10 68 90.9 6.8 All Opponent plays when Leading
Tied 174 8.22 7.27 91 541 5.9 2 23 37 78 47.4 419 5.4 3 3 5 23 60.8 4.1 All Opponent plays when Tied
Trailing 419 8.89 6.34 163 671 4.1 4 39 122 232 52.6 1320 5.7 7 7 17 83 67.1 4.6 All Opponent plays when Trailing

Opponent Splits by Game Situation

Rushing Passing
#Pl ToGo Yds Att Yds Y/A TD 1D Cmp Att Cmp% Yds Y/A TD Int Sk 1D Rate ANY/A
Trailing, < 4 min to go 54 9.81 6.37 14 52 3.7 1 4 15 32 46.9 190 5.9 2 2 1 19 60.7 4.2 All Opponent plays when Trailing, < 4 min to go
Trailing, < 2 min to go 21 11.67 3.00 4 14 3.5 0 1 3 10 30 28 2.8 0 1 0 9 .0 -1.7 All Opponent plays when Trailing, < 2 min to go
Tied, < 4 min to go 2 10.00 0.00 2 0 .0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 All Opponent plays when Tied, < 4 min to go
Tied, < 2 min to go 2 10.00 0.00 2 0 .0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 All Opponent plays when Tied, < 2 min to go
Leading, < 4 min to go 40 7.95 3.46 37 113 3.1 0 7 2 3 66.7 22 7.3 0 0 0 2 88.2 7.3 All Opponent plays when Leading, < 4 min to go
Leading, < 2 min to go 20 8.60 1.37 19 26 1.4 0 2 0 1 0 0 .0 0 0 0 0 39.6 .0 All Opponent plays when Leading, < 2 min to go

Opponent Splits by Snap Type & Huddle

Rushing Passing
#Pl ToGo Yds Att Yds Y/A TD 1D Cmp Att Cmp% Yds Y/A TD Int Sk 1D Rate ANY/A
No Huddle 1 5.00 8.00 1 8 8.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Huddle 1003 8.62 6.65 478 2231 4.7 12 111 264 486 54.3 2991 6.2 20 14 32 174 74.7 5.3
Shotgun 99 9.03 8.35 12 69 5.8 0 4 45 83 54.2 432 5.2 5 1 4 26 84.0 5.6
Under Center 905 8.57 6.51 467 2170 4.6 12 108 219 403 54.3 2559 6.3 15 13 28 148 72.8 5.3