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2005 New Orleans Saints

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3-13-0, Finished 4th in NFC South Division  · 2005 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -11.1, Offense: -6.2, Defense: -4.9, SoS: -0.9, avg is 0.0.

Scored 235 points (14.7/g), 31st of 32 in the NFL. Allowed 398 points (24.9/g), 28th.
 Differential of -163 points (-10.2/g), 30th.  Expected W-L: 3.6-12.4.

Coach: Jim Haslett (3-13-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Mike Sheppard
 Defensive Coordinator: Rick Venturi

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

Team Info

Owner/President Tom Benson
General Manager Mickey Loomis
Defensive Alignment 4-3

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing Average Drive
Player PF Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD #Dr Sc% TO% Start Time Plays Yds Pts
Team Offense 235 5031 1017 4.9 43 19 41 312 308 553 3343 15 24 5.6 182 423 1688 8 4.0 89 182 26.4 20.3 Own 28.8 2:41 5.77 27.6 1.30
Team Defense 398 4994 946 5.3 19 9 33 281 241 418 2849 20 10 6.4 145 503 2145 16 4.3 103 179 37.4 20.7 Own 31.9 2:38 5.5 27.8 1.93
Lg Rank Offense 31 20 31 31 12 11 14 26 30 20 22 18 27 15 26 2 3 7 5 12 26
Lg Rank Defense 28 14 29 27 12 1 3 17 26 28 26 27 23 26 5 30 13 21 16 20 26

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 11 boxscore W 1-0 @ Carolina Panthers 23 20 21 291 190 101 2 20 350 209 141 4 8.79 -8.76 5.53
2 Mon September 19 boxscore L 1-1 New York Giants 10 27 23 422 350 72 6 15 257 165 92 1 -6.84 -2.10 -7.92
3 Sun September 25 boxscore L 1-2 @ Minnesota Vikings 16 33 15 296 182 114 4 21 420 274 146 -6.97 -6.40 -5.58
4 Sun October 2 boxscore W 2-2 Buffalo Bills 19 7 23 333 166 167 13 208 67 141 2 5.43 12.54 -4.01
5 Sun October 9 boxscore L 2-3 @ Green Bay Packers 3 52 14 254 159 95 5 21 309 215 94 -33.70 -12.81 -1.58
6 Sun October 16 boxscore L 2-4 Atlanta Falcons 31 34 32 456 245 211 2 21 266 106 160 1 13.06 -2.07 -13.99
7 Sun October 23 boxscore L 2-5 @ St. Louis Rams 17 28 24 332 213 119 2 16 298 189 109 1 -10.16 -6.44 0.24
8 Sun October 30 boxscore L 2-6 Miami Dolphins 6 21 14 203 113 90 2 20 342 154 188 2 -17.14 1.83 1.88
9 Sun November 6 boxscore L 2-7 Chicago Bears 17 20 15 283 150 133 4 15 314 131 183 3 -17.20 8.50 4.23
10 Bye Week
11 Sun November 20 boxscore L 2-8 @ New England Patriots 17 24 23 425 338 87 1 20 326 194 132 1 7.11 -8.16 -4.43
12 Sun November 27 boxscore W 3-8 @ New York Jets 21 19 18 269 172 97 19 360 242 118 8.29 -3.70 -2.74
13 Sun December 4 boxscore L 3-9 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 3 10 16 279 214 65 4 14 248 115 133 -11.53 0.98 4.93
14 Mon December 12 boxscore L 3-10 @ Atlanta Falcons 17 36 22 332 207 125 1 19 406 279 127 1 -5.14 -8.08 -1.15
15 Sun December 18 boxscore L 3-11 Carolina Panthers 10 27 15 277 183 94 6 19 326 165 161 2 -15.49 -3.09 1.31
16 Sat December 24 boxscore L 3-12 Detroit Lions 12 13 19 273 226 47 1 14 279 208 71 1 -6.15 4.82 -0.52
17 Sun January 1 boxscore L 3-13 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 13 27 18 306 235 71 3 14 285 136 149 -9.60 -1.32 -3.83

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
2 Aaron Brooks 29 QB 13 13 3-10-0 240 431 55.7% 2882 13 3.0 17 3.9 66 6.7 5.5 12.0 221.7 70.0 33 202 5.78 4.69 7.1 1 2
4 Todd Bouman 33 qb 16 3 0-3-0 68 122 55.7% 722 2 1.6 7 5.7 43 5.9 3.7 10.6 45.1 54.7 8 59 5.10 2.98 6.2
Team Total 28.3 16 3-13-0 308 553 55.7% 3604 15 2.7 24 4.3 66 6.5 5.1 11.7 225.3 66.6 41 261 5.63 4.31 6.9 1 2
Opp Total 16 241 418 57.7% 3014 20 4.8 10 2.4 7.2 7.09 12.5 188.4 86.2 25 165 6.4 6.3 5.6

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 Tgt Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
32 Antowain Smith 33 RB 16 7 166 659 3 42 4.0 41.2 10.4 15 12 46 3.8 0 8 0.8 2.9 705 3 2
27 Aaron Stecker 30 KR 15 4 95 363 0 32 3.8 24.2 6.3 48 35 281 8.0 0 41 2.3 18.7 644 0 3
26 Deuce McAllister 27 rb 5 5 93 335 3 26 3.6 67.0 18.6 18 17 117 6.9 0 22 3.4 23.4 452 3 0
2 Aaron Brooks 29 QB 13 13 45 281 2 22 6.2 21.6 3.5 281 2 4
4 Todd Bouman 33 qb 16 3 8 15 0 6 1.9 0.9 0.5 15 0 4
28 Anthony Thomas 28 4 0 7 12 0 4 1.7 3.0 1.8 4 2 8 4.0 0 6 0.5 2.0 20 0 0
44 Mike Karney 24 FB 16 14 6 12 0 3 2.0 0.8 0.4 13 10 61 6.1 0 10 0.6 3.8 73 0 0
83 Donte' Stallworth 25 WR 16 13 2 2 0 3 1.0 0.1 0.1 129 70 945 13.5 7 43 4.4 59.1 947 7 1
19 Devery Henderson 23 wr 14 3 1 9 0 9 9.0 0.6 0.1 50 22 343 15.6 3 66 1.6 24.5 352 3 0
87 Joe Horn 33 WR 13 13 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 103 49 654 13.3 1 30 3.8 50.3 654 1 2
86 Zachary Hilton 25 te 15 6 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 56 35 396 11.3 1 29 2.3 26.4 396 1 0
81 Az-Zahir Hakim 28 PR 12 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 58 34 489 14.4 2 42 2.8 40.8 489 2 1
85 Ernie Conwell 33 TE 8 8 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 29 13 165 12.7 1 31 1.6 20.6 165 1 1
89 Lamont Hall 31 te 16 5 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 7 6 36 6.0 0 8 0.4 2.3 36 0 0
88 Nate Poole 28 7 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 4 3 63 21.0 0 42 0.4 9.0 63 0 0
Team Total 28.3 16 423 1688 8 42 4.0 105.5 26.4 535 308 3604 11.7 15 66 19.3 225.3 5292 23 23
Opp Total 16 503 2145 16 4.3 134.1 31.4 241 2849 11.8 20 15.1 178.1 4994 36 19

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
81 Az-Zahir Hakim 28 PR 12 2 34 260 0 42 7.6 9 171 0 29 19.0 920
27 Aaron Stecker 30 KR 15 4 31 672 0 46 21.7 1316
25 Fred McAfee 37 16 0 22 485 0 34 22.0 485
84 Michael Lewis 34 2 0 4 8 0 5 2.0 8 137 0 20 17.1 145
83 Donte' Stallworth 25 WR 16 13 7 52 0 27 7.4 999
89 Lamont Hall 31 te 16 5 2 9 0 5 4.5 45
98 Willie Whitehead 32 RDT 16 15 2 12 0 12 6.0 12
32 Antowain Smith 33 RB 16 7 1 30 0 30 30.0 735
22 Fred Thomas 32 RCB 16 11 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
Team Total 28.3 16 46 320 0 42 7.0 75 1516 0 46 20.2 7128
Opp Total 16 33 260 0 7.9 61 1404 0 23.0

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
17 Mitch Berger 33 P 16 0 71 3066 69 0 43.2
3 John Carney 41 K 16 0 1 1 13 12 6 4 12 8 32 25 78.1%% 22 22 100.0%%
Team Total 28.3 16 1 1 13 12 6 4 12 8 32 25 78.1%% 22 22 100.0%% 71 3066 69 0 43.2
Opp Total 16 39 31 79.5%% 43 43 100.0%% 76 3466 45.6

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
57 Colby Bockwoldt 24 RLB 16 16 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 60 29
22 Fred Thomas 32 RCB 16 11 3.0 2 4 0 4 11 0 0 2 0 0 61 19
59 Ronald McKinnon 32 MLB 16 9 0 0 0 0 1 61 17
24 Dwight Smith 27 SS 15 15 1.0 2 53 0 28 7 2 1 0 0 0 62 10
29 Josh Bullocks 22 FS 16 13 1 51 0 51 6 53 14
91 Will Smith 24 lde 16 9 8.5 0 0 0 0 6 2 0 1 -2 0 48 12
94 Charles Grant 27 RDE 16 14 2.5 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 23 0 44 18
34 Mike McKenzie 29 LCB 15 15 1 11 0 11 6 0 1 0 0 0 41 5
66 Brian Young 28 LDT 16 16 38 13
52 Sedrick Hodge 27 LLB 13 12 0 0 0 0 1 36 15
21 Jason Craft 29 db 16 4 1.0 3 63 0 39 5 2 0 0 0 0 33 4
35 Fakhir Brown 28 db 12 4 0 0 0 0 6 33 1
55 Courtney Watson 25 mlb 9 6 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 28 9
93 Darren Howard 29 LDE 12 9 3.5 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 2 -2 0 24 9
98 Willie Whitehead 32 RDT 16 15 0.5 0 0 1 0 0 23 12
92 Tony Bryant 29 de 16 1 4.0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 1 5 0 18 8
97 Johnathan Sullivan 24 15 0 0 0 0 0 2 20 9
51 Terrence Melton 28 lb 15 2 0 0 0 0 1 20 8
25 Fred McAfee 37 16 0 0 2 0 0 0 17 7
53 T.J. Slaughter 28 lb 10 1 1 0 0 0 1 18 4
37 Steve Gleason 28 db 13 1 12 2
20 Jay Bellamy 33 db 3 3 8 2
23 Fred Booker 27 12 0 7 2
56 Alfred Fincher 22 11 0 7 1
40 Mel Mitchell 26 13 0 6 1
83 Donte' Stallworth 25 WR 16 13 0 1 0 0 0 5 0
2 Aaron Brooks 29 QB 13 13 0 4 2 -12 0 2 0
50 James Allen 26 3 0 4 1
27 Aaron Stecker 30 KR 15 4 0 3 0 0 0 2 0
88 Nate Poole 28 7 0 3 0
85 Ernie Conwell 33 TE 8 8 0 1 0 0 0 2 0
4 Todd Bouman 33 qb 16 3 0 4 0 0 0
87 Joe Horn 33 WR 13 13 0 2 0 0 0 1 0
47 Kevin Houser 28 16 0 1 2
32 Antowain Smith 33 RB 16 7 0 2 0 0 0 1 0
17 Mitch Berger 33 P 16 0 1 0
89 Lamont Hall 31 te 16 5 1 0
19 Devery Henderson 23 wr 14 3 1 0
86 Zachary Hilton 25 te 15 6 1 0
44 Mike Karney 24 FB 16 14 1 0
26 Deuce McAllister 27 rb 5 5 1 0
28 Siddeeq Shabazz 24 2 0 1 0
81 Az-Zahir Hakim 28 PR 12 2 0 1 0 0 0
61 Montrae Holland 25 RG 15 10 0 0 1 0 0
84 Michael Lewis 34 2 0 0 1 0 0 0
33 Joey Thomas 25 5 0 0 1
Team Total 28.3 16 25.0 10 182 0 51 66 9 23 12 12 0 806 235
Opp Total 16 41 19 10 2

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
3 John Carney 41 K 16 0 22 25 97
83 Donte' Stallworth 25 WR 16 13 7 7 42
19 Devery Henderson 23 wr 14 3 3 3 18
26 Deuce McAllister 27 rb 5 5 3 3 18
32 Antowain Smith 33 RB 16 7 3 3 18
2 Aaron Brooks 29 QB 13 13 2 2 12
81 Az-Zahir Hakim 28 PR 12 2 2 2 12
85 Ernie Conwell 33 TE 8 8 1 1 6
86 Zachary Hilton 25 te 15 6 1 1 6
87 Joe Horn 33 WR 13 13 1 1 6
Team Total 28.3 16 8 15 23 22 25 235
Opp Total 16 16 20 3 3 43 31 2 398

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 2005-09-11 @ CAR W, 23-20 1 4 rush Deuce McAllister 4 yard rush (John Carney kick)
2 2005-09-11 @ CAR W, 23-20 2 2 rush Deuce McAllister 2 yard rush (John Carney kick)
3 2005-09-19 NYG L, 10-27 2 21 pass Joe Horn 21 yard pass from Aaron Brooks (John Carney kick)
4 2005-09-25 @ MIN L, 16-33 2 13 pass Ernie Conwell 13 yard pass from Aaron Brooks (pass failed)
5 2005-09-25 @ MIN L, 16-33 4 1 rush Deuce McAllister 1 yard rush (John Carney kick)
6 2005-10-02 BUF W, 19-7 2 4 rush Aaron Brooks 4 yard rush (John Carney kick)
7 2005-10-16 ATL L, 31-34 1 24 rush Antowain Smith 24 yard rush (John Carney kick)
8 2005-10-16 ATL L, 31-34 3 1 rush Antowain Smith 1 yard rush (John Carney kick)
9 2005-10-16 ATL L, 31-34 4 27 pass Donte' Stallworth 27 yard pass from Aaron Brooks (John Carney kick)
10 2005-10-16 ATL L, 31-34 4 15 pass Devery Henderson 15 yard pass from Aaron Brooks (John Carney kick)
11 2005-10-23 @ STL L, 17-28 1 11 pass Donte' Stallworth 11 yard pass from Aaron Brooks (John Carney kick)
12 2005-10-23 @ STL L, 17-28 1 17 pass Az-Zahir Hakim 17 yard pass from Aaron Brooks (John Carney kick)
13 2005-11-06 CHI L, 17-20 2 15 pass Donte' Stallworth 15 yard pass from Aaron Brooks (John Carney kick)
14 2005-11-06 CHI L, 17-20 4 1 rush Aaron Brooks 1 yard rush (John Carney kick)
15 2005-11-20 @ NWE L, 17-24 2 7 pass Donte' Stallworth 7 yard pass from Aaron Brooks (John Carney kick)
16 2005-11-20 @ NWE L, 17-24 4 12 pass Donte' Stallworth 12 yard pass from Aaron Brooks (John Carney kick)
17 2005-11-27 @ NYJ W, 21-19 2 21 pass Donte' Stallworth 21 yard pass from Aaron Brooks (John Carney kick)
18 2005-11-27 @ NYJ W, 21-19 2 15 pass Zachary Hilton 15 yard pass from Aaron Brooks (John Carney kick)
19 2005-11-27 @ NYJ W, 21-19 4 30 pass Devery Henderson 30 yard pass from Aaron Brooks (John Carney kick)
20 2005-12-12 @ ATL L, 17-36 2 6 rush Antowain Smith 6 yard rush (John Carney kick)
21 2005-12-12 @ ATL L, 17-36 2 9 pass Az-Zahir Hakim 9 yard pass from Aaron Brooks (John Carney kick)
22 2005-12-18 CAR L, 10-27 1 23 pass Donte' Stallworth 23 yard pass from Todd Bouman (John Carney kick)
23 2006-01-01 @ TAM L, 13-27 2 24 pass Devery Henderson 24 yard pass from Todd Bouman (John Carney kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 2005-09-11 @ CAR L, 20-23 1 33 pass Steve Smith 33 yard pass from Jake Delhomme (John Kasay kick)
2 2005-09-11 @ CAR L, 20-23 3 1 rush Stephen Davis 1 yard rush (John Kasay kick)
3 2005-09-19 NYG W, 27-10 1 1 rush Brandon Jacobs 1 yard rush (Jay Feely kick)
4 2005-09-19 NYG W, 27-10 1 6 pass Tiki Barber 6 yard pass from Eli Manning (Jay Feely kick)
5 2005-09-19 NYG W, 27-10 2 12 rush Tiki Barber 12 yard rush (Jay Feely kick)
6 2005-09-25 @ MIN W, 33-16 1 24 pass Travis Taylor 24 yard pass from Daunte Culpepper (Paul Edinger kick)
7 2005-09-25 @ MIN W, 33-16 1 13 pass Travis Taylor 13 yard pass from Daunte Culpepper (Paul Edinger kick)
8 2005-09-25 @ MIN W, 33-16 2 53 pass Troy Williamson 53 yard pass from Daunte Culpepper (Paul Edinger kick)
9 2005-10-02 BUF L, 7-19 1 1 rush Willis McGahee 1 yard rush (Rian Lindell kick)
10 2005-10-09 @ GNB W, 52-3 1 1 rush Najeh Davenport 1 yard rush (Ryan Longwell kick)
11 2005-10-09 @ GNB W, 52-3 1 22 interception Al Harris 22 yard interception return (Ryan Longwell kick)
12 2005-10-09 @ GNB W, 52-3 2 4 rush Najeh Davenport 4 yard rush (Ryan Longwell kick)
13 2005-10-09 @ GNB W, 52-3 2 25 pass Robert Ferguson 25 yard pass from Brett Favre (Ryan Longwell kick)
14 2005-10-09 @ GNB W, 52-3 2 1 pass David Martin 1 yard pass from Brett Favre (Ryan Longwell kick)
15 2005-10-09 @ GNB W, 52-3 3 26 pass Donald Lee 26 yard pass from Brett Favre (Ryan Longwell kick)
16 2005-10-09 @ GNB W, 52-3 4 95 interception Nick Barnett 95 yard interception return (Ryan Longwell kick)
17 2005-10-16 ATL W, 34-31 2 66 fumble DeAngelo Hall 66 yard fumble return (Todd Peterson kick)
18 2005-10-16 ATL W, 34-31 2 59 blocked field goal Demorrio Williams 59 yard blocked field goal return (Todd Peterson kick)
19 2005-10-16 ATL W, 34-31 4 12 pass Justin Griffith 12 yard pass from Michael Vick (Todd Peterson kick)
20 2005-10-16 ATL W, 34-31 4 21 rush Warrick Dunn 21 yard rush (Todd Peterson kick)
21 2005-10-23 @ STL W, 28-17 2 6 rush Steven Jackson 6 yard rush (Jeff Wilkins kick)
22 2005-10-23 @ STL W, 28-17 4 1 rush Steven Jackson 1 yard rush (Jeff Wilkins kick)
23 2005-10-23 @ STL W, 28-17 4 5 rush Kevin Curtis 5 yard rush (Jeff Wilkins kick)
24 2005-10-23 @ STL W, 28-17 4 67 interception Mike Furrey 67 yard interception return (Jeff Wilkins kick)
25 2005-10-30 MIA W, 21-6 4 12 pass Chris Chambers 12 yard pass from Gus Frerotte (Olindo Mare kick)
26 2005-11-06 CHI W, 20-17 1 4 pass Justin Gage 4 yard pass from Kyle Orton (Robbie Gould kick)
27 2005-11-06 CHI W, 20-17 3 6 rush Adrian Peterson 6 yard rush (Robbie Gould kick)
28 2005-11-20 @ NWE W, 24-17 1 2 pass Deion Branch 2 yard pass from Tom Brady (Adam Vinatieri kick)
29 2005-11-20 @ NWE W, 24-17 2 1 pass Mike Vrabel 1 yard pass from Tom Brady (Adam Vinatieri kick)
30 2005-11-20 @ NWE W, 24-17 3 60 pass Andre' Davis 60 yard pass from Tom Brady (Adam Vinatieri kick)
31 2005-11-27 @ NYJ L, 19-21 3 27 pass Justin McCareins 27 yard pass from Brooks Bollinger (Mike Nugent kick)
32 2005-12-04 TAM W, 10-3 2 30 pass Joey Galloway 30 yard pass from Chris Simms (Todd France kick)
33 2005-12-12 @ ATL W, 36-17 1 1 rush T.J. Duckett 1 yard rush (Todd Peterson kick)
34 2005-12-12 @ ATL W, 36-17 2 2 rush Michael Vick 2 yard rush (Todd Peterson kick)
35 2005-12-12 @ ATL W, 36-17 2 54 pass Roddy White 54 yard pass from Michael Vick (Todd Peterson kick)
36 2005-12-12 @ ATL W, 36-17 3 17 rush Michael Vick 17 yard rush (Todd Peterson kick)
37 2005-12-18 CAR W, 27-10 1 20 rush Steve Smith 20 yard rush (John Kasay kick)
38 2005-12-18 CAR W, 27-10 2 2 rush Jake Delhomme 2 yard rush (John Kasay kick)
39 2005-12-18 CAR W, 27-10 3 15 pass Steve Smith 15 yard pass from Jake Delhomme (John Kasay kick)
40 2005-12-24 DET W, 13-12 2 21 fumble Shaun Rogers 21 yard fumble return (Jason Hanson kick)
41 2006-01-01 @ TAM W, 27-13 1 7 pass Joey Galloway 7 yard pass from Chris Simms (Matt Bryant kick)
42 2006-01-01 @ TAM W, 27-13 2 4 pass Joey Galloway 4 yard pass from Chris Simms (Matt Bryant kick)
43 2006-01-01 @ TAM W, 27-13 4 34 fumble Dewayne White 34 yard fumble return (Matt Bryant kick)