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2011 New Orleans Saints

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13-3-0, Finished 1st in NFC South Division  · 2011 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 11.4, Offense: 10.6, Defense: 0.8, SoS: -1.6, avg is 0.0.

Scored 547 points (34.2/g), 2nd of 32 in the NFL. Allowed 339 points (21.2/g), 13th.
 Differential of 208 points (13.0/g), 1st.  Expected W-L: 12.1-3.9.

Coach: Sean Payton (13-3-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Pete Carmichael
 Defensive Coordinator: Gregg Williams

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

Team Info

Owner/President Tom Benson
General Manager Mickey Loomis
Offensive Scheme Air Coryell
Defensive Alignment 4-3

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing Average Drive
Pts 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 547 7474 1117 6.7 19 5 20 416 472 662 5347 46 14 7.8 280 431 2127 16 4.9 116 175 51.4 10.9 Own 28.8 2:55 6.58 42.6 2.96
Team Defense 339 5895 1010 5.8 16 7 38 326 362 626 4157 24 9 6.3 196 351 1738 11 5.0 92 182 34.1 10.4 Own 25.8 2:30 5.7 32.4 1.79
Lg Rank Offense 2 1 4 1 1 2 1 2 12 3 20 6 7 4 1 24 18 3 1 1 1
Lg Rank Defense 13 24 31 26 22 30 30 16 28 16 1 12 15 29 11 29 30 12 22 27 20

Team Games & Schedule

Score Offense Defense Expected Points
Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO Offense Defense Sp. Tms
1 Thu September 8 boxscore L 0-1 @ Green Bay Packers 34 42 27 477 396 81 1 27 399 296 103 19.92 -23.08 1.53
2 Sun September 18 boxscore W 1-1 Chicago Bears 30 13 16 382 264 118 1 18 246 186 60 1 6.00 12.58 0.88
3 Sun September 25 boxscore W 2-1 Houston Texans 40 33 27 454 354 100 2 21 473 364 109 1 17.11 -13.31 7.01
4 Sun October 2 boxscore W 3-1 @ Jacksonville Jaguars 23 10 30 503 326 177 2 15 274 170 104 1 11.89 11.87 -4.95
5 Sun October 9 boxscore W 4-1 @ Carolina Panthers 30 27 27 444 343 101 1 20 381 219 162 1 18.85 -15.17 -0.55
6 Sun October 16 boxscore L 4-2 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 20 26 20 453 383 70 4 21 420 303 117 2.61 -7.68 -2.47
7 Sun October 23 boxscore W 5-2 Indianapolis Colts 62 7 36 557 321 236 11 252 97 155 3 41.78 15.54 -4.18
8 Sun October 30 boxscore L 5-3 @ St. Louis Rams 21 31 8 283 227 56 2 21 323 140 183 1 -7.42 1.98 -6.34
9 Sun November 6 boxscore W 6-3 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 27 16 25 453 258 195 1 18 365 281 84 19.65 -4.23 -7.67
10 Sun November 13 boxscore W OT 7-3 @ Atlanta Falcons 26 23 18 363 322 41 30 481 343 138 1 7.78 -6.34 2.50
11 Bye Week
12 Mon November 28 boxscore W 8-3 New York Giants 49 24 31 577 372 205 29 465 392 73 2 33.74 -13.42 6.18
13 Sun December 4 boxscore W 9-3 Detroit Lions 31 17 21 438 338 100 25 466 379 87 1 18.58 -9.84 7.37
14 Sun December 11 boxscore W 10-3 @ Tennessee Titans 22 17 24 437 323 114 17 373 314 59 10.44 -6.07 -1.86
15 Sun December 18 boxscore W 11-3 @ Minnesota Vikings 42 20 36 573 412 161 2 12 207 102 105 1 26.41 8.70 -8.26
16 Mon December 26 boxscore W 12-3 Atlanta Falcons 45 16 26 463 299 164 2 23 469 434 35 1 23.71 2.72 0.92
17 Sun January 1 boxscore W 13-3 Carolina Panthers 45 17 33 617 409 208 1 21 301 137 164 2 32.32 -3.33 0.25
Playoffs
WildCard Sat January 7 boxscore W 14-3 Detroit Lions 45 28 34 626 459 167 2 22 412 380 32 2 37.12 -18.92 -0.82
Division Sat January 14 boxscore L 14-4 @ San Francisco 49ers 32 36 26 472 435 37 5 17 407 264 143 1 10.46 -0.42 -14.14

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. 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 Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
9 Drew Brees* 32 QB 16 16 13-3-0 468 657 71.2 5476 46 7.0 14 2.1 79 8.3 8.8 11.7 342.3 110.6 84.01 24 158 7.81 8.23 3.5 3 4
10 Chase Daniel 25 16 0 4 5 80.0 29 0 0.0 0 0.0 14 5.8 5.8 7.3 1.8 90.8 21.51 0 0 5.80 5.80 0.0
Team Total 26.3 16 13-3-0 472 662 71.3 5505 46 6.9 14 2.1 79 8.3 8.8 11.7 344.1 110.5 24 158 7.79 8.22 3.5 3 4
Opp Total 16 362 626 57.8 4413 24 3.8 9 1.4 7.0 7.17 12.2 275.8 86.4 33 256 6.3 6.4 5.0

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Rushing Receiving
No. 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
28 Mark Ingram 22 rb 10 4 122 474 5 35 3.9 47.4 12.2 11 46 4.2 0 9 1.1 4.6 520 5 1
23 Pierre Thomas 27 rb 16 7 110 562 5 33 5.1 35.1 6.9 50 425 8.5 1 57 3.1 26.6 987 6 2
43 Darren Sproles 28 rb 16 4 87 603 2 36 6.9 37.7 5.4 86 710 8.3 7 39 5.4 44.4 1313 9 1
29 Chris Ivory 23 rb 6 2 79 374 1 35 4.7 62.3 13.2 374 1 0
9 Drew Brees* 32 QB 16 16 21 86 1 20 4.1 5.4 1.3 86 1 1
17 Robert Meachem 27 wr 16 8 4 18 0 8 4.5 1.1 0.3 40 620 15.5 6 67 2.5 38.8 638 6 0
45 Jed Collins 25 FB 16 11 4 4 2 2 1.0 0.3 0.3 11 50 4.5 2 14 0.7 3.1 54 4 0
10 Chase Daniel 25 16 0 3 -3 0 0 -1.0 -0.2 0.2 -3 0 0
19 Devery Henderson 29 WR 16 13 1 9 0 9 9.0 0.6 0.1 32 503 15.7 2 79 2.0 31.4 512 2 1
80 Jimmy Graham* 25 TE 16 11 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 99 1310 13.2 11 59 6.2 81.9 1310 11 1
12 Marques Colston 28 wr 14 8 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 80 1143 14.3 8 50 5.7 81.6 1143 8 1
16 Lance Moore 28 wr 14 7 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 52 627 12.1 8 47 3.7 44.8 627 8 0
85 David Thomas 28 te 5 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 5 16 3.2 0 8 1.0 3.2 16 0 0
89 John Gilmore 32 te 14 4 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 3 20 6.7 1 9 0.2 1.4 20 1 0
87 Adrian Arrington 26 4 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 31 15.5 0 17 0.5 7.8 31 0 0
81 Michael Higgins 24 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 4 4.0 0 4 0.5 2.0 4 0 0
Team Total 26.3 16 431 2127 16 36 4.9 132.9 26.9 472 5505 11.7 46 79 29.5 344.1 7632 62 9
Opp Total 16 351 1738 11 5.0 108.6 21.9 362 4157 11.5 24 22.6 259.8 5895 35 20

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
43 Darren Sproles 28 rb 16 4 29 294 1 72 10.1 40 1089 0 92 27.2 2696
45 Jed Collins 25 FB 16 11 1 7 0 7 7.0 61
23 Pierre Thomas 27 rb 16 7 1 15 0 15 15.0 1002
Team Total 26.3 16 29 294 1 72 10.1 42 1111 0 92 26.5 9037
Opp Total 16 19 118 0 6.2 36 927 1 25.8

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
No. 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
2 John Kasay 42 k 16 0 11 11 10 10 8 5 5 2 34 28 82.4% 63 63 100.0%
6 Thomas Morstead 25 p 16 0 46 2224 64 1 48.3
Team Total 26.3 16 11 11 10 10 8 5 5 2 34 28 82.4% 63 63 100.0% 46 2224 64 1 48.3
Opp Total 16 32 27 84.4% 37 36 97.3% 71 0 0 0.0

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
41 Roman Harper 29 S 16 16 7.5 0 0 0 0 8 3 0 1 0 0 80 24
27 Malcolm Jenkins 24 S 15 15 1.0 0 0 0 0 10 1 0 1 30 1 70 14
56 Jo-Lonn Dunbar 26 LB 16 14 1.0 0 0 0 0 6 2 0 0 0 0 58 22
33 Jabari Greer 29 CB 16 16 1 2 0 2 19 62 11
58 Scott Shanle 32 LB 16 15 1.0 1 12 0 12 5 1 0 0 0 0 44 28
22 Tracy Porter 25 CB 14 11 1 -7 0 -7 10 2 0 1 0 0 45 10
51 Jonathan Vilma 29 LB 11 11 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 4 0 1 39 18
21 Patrick Robinson 24 cb 15 7 4 31 0 25 15 42 9
52 Jonathan Casillas 24 lb/mlb 13 5 3.0 0 0 0 0 2 30 13
91 Will Smith 30 DE 14 14 6.5 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 23 13
94 Cameron Jordan 22 DE/lde 16 15 1.0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 1 0 0 24 13
98 Sedrick Ellis 26 DT 15 15 0.5 0 0 0 0 4 11 20
90 Shaun Rogers 32 dt 16 4 0 0 0 0 1 14 8
93 Junior Galette 23 de 16 1 4.5 10 8
99 Aubrayo Franklin 31 NT 16 9 12 7
54 Ramon Humber 24 dt/lb 13 3 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 11 6
24 Leigh Torrence 29 13 0 1.0 1 42 1 42 3 12 3
72 Tom Johnson 27 13 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 10 5
20 Isa Abdul-Quddus 23 s 16 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 7 2
97 Jeff Charleston 28 10 0 1.0 5 5
95 Martez Wilson 23 lb 13 1 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 5 4
40 Jonathon Amaya 23 16 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 4
53 Will Herring 28 lb 11 1 1 0 0 0 1 4 1
90 Turk McBride 26 de 8 2 2.0 1 0 0 0 0 3 1
32 Johnny Patrick 23 9 0 4 1
23 Pierre Thomas 27 rb 16 7 0 2 0 0 0 3 0
19 Devery Henderson 29 WR 16 13 0 1 0 0 0 3 0
17 Robert Meachem 27 wr 16 8 3 0
9 Drew Brees* 32 QB 16 16 0 1 0 -15 0 2 0
45 Jed Collins 25 FB 16 11 2 0
75 Mitch King 25 3 0 1 2
12 Marques Colston 28 wr 14 8 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
28 Mark Ingram 22 rb 10 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
43 Darren Sproles 28 rb 16 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
74 Jermon Bushrod* 27 LT/t 16 16 1 0
73 Jahri Evans*+ 28 RG 16 16 1 0
15 Courtney Roby 28 16 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
80 Jimmy Graham* 25 TE 16 11 0 1 0 0 0
35 Korey Hall 28 13 0 0 1
Team Total 26.3 16 33.0 9 80 1 42 97 19 9 8 15 2 647 254
Opp Total 16 24 0 20 7 0 0

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
2 John Kasay 42 k 16 0 63 28 147
80 Jimmy Graham* 25 TE 16 11 11 11 66
43 Darren Sproles 28 rb 16 4 2 7 1 10 1 62
16 Lance Moore 28 wr 14 7 8 8 2 52
12 Marques Colston 28 wr 14 8 8 8 48
17 Robert Meachem 27 wr 16 8 6 6 36
23 Pierre Thomas 27 rb 16 7 5 1 6 36
28 Mark Ingram 22 rb 10 4 5 5 30
45 Jed Collins 25 FB 16 11 2 2 4 24
19 Devery Henderson 29 WR 16 13 2 2 12
9 Drew Brees* 32 QB 16 16 1 1 6
89 John Gilmore 32 te 14 4 1 1 6
29 Chris Ivory 23 rb 6 2 1 1 6
27 Malcolm Jenkins 24 S 15 15 1 1 6
24 Leigh Torrence 29 13 0 1 1 6
51 Jonathan Vilma 29 LB 11 11 1 1 6
Team Total 26.3 16 16 46 1 2 1 66 3 63 28 549
Opp Total 16 11 24 1 1 36 27 339