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2012 New Orleans Saints

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Record: 7-9-0, Finished 3rd in NFC South Division
NFL Season Summary

Scored 461 points (28.8/g), 3rd of 32 in the NFL.
 Allowed 454 points (28.4/g), 31st.
 Differential of 7 points (0.4/g), 15th.
 Expected W-L: 8.1-7.9.

 Record vs. Vegas Line: 8-8-0

 Takeaway/Giveaway Differential +2 (0.1/g), 14th.

Simple Rating System: Total 1.4, Offense: 6.5, Defense: -5.1, SoS: 1.0, versus averages of 0.0.

Coached by Joe Vitt(4-5-0) (co-coach with Aaron Kromer) and Aaron Kromer(7-9-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Pete Carmichael
 Defensive Coordinator: Steve Spagnuolo
 Other Notable Asst.: Ken Flajole (Secondary)


 Offensive Scheme: Air Coryell
 Defensive Alignment: 4-3

Stadium: Louisiana Superdome

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

New Orleans Saints 2012 Defensive Splits · Offensive Splits

2012 League Total Splits · 2012 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 511 8.59 8.49 219 1063 4.9 8 59 179 284 63 2391 8.4 22 5 8 117 108.2 8.9 All Home Opponent plays
Away 578 8.64 7.93 240 1294 5.4 10 60 191 318 60.1 2299 7.2 10 10 20 120 79.6 6.1 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 241 8.41 8.32 109 638 5.9 4 31 82 126 65.1 992 7.9 6 4 6 51 91.8 7.1 All Opponent plays in 1st Qtr
2nd Qtr 262 8.45 8.35 106 534 5.0 2 31 92 148 62.2 1177 8.0 13 4 8 56 105.0 8.1 All Opponent plays in 2nd Qtr
3rd Qtr 248 8.83 9.34 110 650 5.9 7 26 81 134 60.4 1181 8.8 5 5 4 55 86.1 7.7 All Opponent plays in 3rd Qtr
4th Qtr 316 8.78 7.26 124 512 4.1 5 29 108 182 59.3 1273 7.0 8 2 10 71 90.8 7.0 All Opponent plays in 4th Qtr
OT 22 8.18 5.29 10 23 2.3 0 2 7 12 58.3 67 5.6 0 0 0 4 74.0 5.6 All Opponent plays in OT
1st Half 503 8.44 8.33 215 1172 5.5 6 62 174 274 63.5 2169 7.9 19 8 14 107 98.9 7.6 All Opponent plays in 1st Half
2nd Half 564 8.80 8.18 234 1162 5.0 12 55 189 316 59.8 2454 7.8 13 7 14 126 88.8 7.3 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 512 9.83 8.17 275 1510 5.5 15 51 150 229 65.5 2043 8.9 11 4 8 88 102.6 8.8 All Opponent plays on 1st down
2nd 350 7.77 7.87 128 587 4.6 3 43 129 210 61.4 1522 7.2 14 6 12 84 93.8 6.9 All Opponent plays on 2nd down
3rd 208 7.52 8.86 47 200 4.3 0 19 87 153 56.9 1076 7.0 6 5 8 61 78.2 6.0 All Opponent plays on 3rd down
4th 19 3.63 8.38 9 60 6.7 0 6 4 10 40 49 4.9 1 0 0 4 89.2 6.9 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
1-3 146 1.92 5.57 75 264 3.5 9 49 38 69 55.1 377 5.5 8 0 2 35 109.4 7.6 All Opponent plays with 1-3 yds to go
4-6 134 5.13 9.25 44 184 4.2 2 18 56 87 64.4 759 8.7 9 3 3 47 112.2 8.9 All Opponent plays with 4-6 yds to go
7-9 133 7.89 7.26 30 113 3.8 1 5 55 97 56.7 562 5.8 2 2 6 32 71.8 5.0 All Opponent plays with 7-9 yds to go
10+ 676 10.90 8.71 310 1796 5.8 6 47 221 349 63.3 2992 8.6 13 10 17 123 91.1 7.7 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 & 10 457 10.00 8.72 237 1430 6.0 5 41 140 212 66 1936 9.1 7 4 8 83 98.3 8.6 All Opponent plays with 1st & 10 yds to go
1st & >10 18 17.67 7.88 11 49 4.5 0 0 6 7 85.7 85 12.1 0 0 0 1 117.3 12.1 All Opponent plays with 1st & >10 yds to go
1st & <10 37 3.86 1.66 27 31 1.1 10 10 4 10 40 22 2.2 4 0 0 4 87.5 10.2 All Opponent plays with 1st & <10 yds to go
2nd & 1-4 62 2.10 7.24 28 114 4.1 1 19 21 34 61.8 241 7.1 4 0 0 20 122.3 9.4 All Opponent plays with 2nd & 1-4 yds to go
2nd & 4-6 71 5.11 9.61 26 150 5.8 1 15 29 42 69 398 9.5 4 2 3 23 111.0 8.6 All Opponent plays with 2nd & 4-6 yds to go
2nd & 7-9 82 7.88 7.12 25 93 3.7 0 3 30 54 55.6 320 5.9 1 1 3 17 71.5 5.2 All Opponent plays with 2nd & 7-9 yds to go
2nd & 10+ 135 11.72 7.63 49 230 4.7 1 6 49 80 61.3 563 7.0 5 3 6 24 87.7 6.1 All Opponent plays with 2nd & 10+ yds to go
3rd & 1-4 54 1.98 5.00 24 78 3.3 0 16 15 28 53.6 127 4.5 3 0 2 13 101.3 6.2 All Opponent plays with 3rd & 1-4 yds to go
3rd & 4-6 45 5.18 12.13 6 22 3.7 0 2 24 39 61.5 342 8.8 3 1 0 21 104.9 9.2 All Opponent plays with 3rd & 4-6 yds to go
3rd & 7-9 47 7.87 7.69 4 13 3.3 0 1 24 40 60 233 5.8 0 1 3 14 65.9 4.4 All Opponent plays with 3rd & 7-9 yds to go
3rd & 10+ 62 13.77 11.24 13 87 6.7 0 0 24 46 52.2 374 8.1 0 3 3 13 52.3 4.9 All Opponent plays with 3rd & 10+ yds to go
4th & 1-4 13 1.15 6.80 9 60 6.7 0 6 1 4 25 8 2.0 0 0 0 1 39.6 2.0 All Opponent plays with 4th & 1-4 yds to go
4th & 4-6 2 5.00 7.00 0 0 0 0 1 2 50 7 3.5 0 0 0 1 58.3 3.5 All Opponent plays with 4th & 4-6 yds to go
4th & 10+ 4 11.00 17.00 0 0 0 0 2 4 50 34 8.5 1 0 0 2 118.8 13.5 All Opponent plays with 4th & 10+ yds to go
3rd/4th & short 67 1.82 5.35 33 138 4.2 0 22 16 32 50 135 4.2 3 0 2 14 92.6 5.7 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 34 10.53 16.29 18 189 10.5 1 4 12 15 80 316 21.1 0 0 1 9 118.8 19.8 All Opponent plays in Own 1-10
Own 1-20 153 10.14 11.56 63 430 6.8 1 11 67 88 76.1 1084 12.3 2 0 2 38 124.4 12.5 All Opponent plays in Own 1-20
Own 21-50 431 8.92 9.36 185 1128 6.1 2 49 142 236 60.2 2036 8.6 3 8 10 97 78.3 7.1 All Opponent plays in Own 21-50
Opp 49-20 312 8.83 7.20 130 631 4.9 1 35 106 169 62.7 1177 7.0 2 5 13 67 75.0 5.5 All Opponent plays in Opp 49-20
Red Zone 193 6.39 4.01 81 168 2.1 14 24 55 109 50.5 393 3.6 25 2 3 35 91.1 7.2 All Opponent plays in Red Zone
Opp 1-10 91 3.74 1.81 45 49 1.1 12 18 21 45 46.7 72 1.6 14 2 1 14 74.5 5.7 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 392 8.61 7.18 212 994 4.7 13 51 108 175 61.7 1348 7.7 9 2 5 71 98.0 8.0 All Opponent plays when Leading
Tied 201 8.29 8.45 86 453 5.3 3 24 74 112 66.1 916 8.2 9 2 3 48 110.6 8.7 All Opponent plays when Tied
Trailing 496 8.75 8.97 161 910 5.7 2 44 188 315 59.7 2426 7.7 14 11 20 118 84.2 6.6 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 72 8.64 8.61 11 44 4.0 0 4 32 58 55.2 378 6.5 2 0 3 21 86.7 6.9 All Opponent plays when Trailing, < 4 min to go
Trailing, < 2 min to go 49 7.92 8.60 7 17 2.4 0 3 19 41 46.3 241 5.9 1 0 1 13 73.3 6.2 All Opponent plays when Trailing, < 2 min to go
Leading, < 4 min to go 40 9.35 2.65 38 76 2.0 1 7 2 2 100 30 15.0 0 0 0 2 118.8 15.0 All Opponent plays when Leading, < 4 min to go
Leading, < 2 min to go 18 9.00 0.78 18 14 .8 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 52 8.00 10.43 12 44 3.7 0 4 29 40 72.5 394 9.9 2 1 0 22 109.8 9.7
Huddle 1037 8.65 8.08 447 2313 5.2 18 115 341 562 60.7 4296 7.6 30 14 28 215 91.9 7.2
Shotgun 547 8.85 9.46 119 684 5.7 4 30 254 408 62.3 3033 7.4 19 11 20 163 89.2 6.8
Under Center 542 8.38 7.13 340 1673 4.9 14 89 116 194 59.8 1657 8.5 13 4 8 74 101.2 8.6