Mobile Site You Are Here >  >  >  > 2012 Starters, Roster, & Players

2012 New Orleans Saints

 Franchise IndexPrevious Season / Next Season

7-9-0, Finished 3rd in NFC South Division  · 2012 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 1.4, Offense: 6.5, Defense: -5.1, SoS: 1.0, avg is 0.0.

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.

Coach: Aaron Kromer (2-4-0) (co-coach with Joe Vitt) and Joe Vitt (5-5-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Pete Carmichael
 Defensive Coordinator: Steve Spagnuolo
 Other Notable Asst.: Ken Flajole (Secondary)

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

Starters

Hide Non-primary Starters
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Drew Brees* 33 11 16 422 for 670, 5,177 yards, 43 td, 19 int, & 15 rushes for 5 yards and 1 td San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 32nd pick / 2001
WR Marques Colston 29 6 13 83 catches for 1,154 yards, 10 td New Orleans Saints / 7th / 252nd pick / 2006
WR Devery Henderson 30 8 9 22 catches for 316 yards, 1 td, & 1 rush for 13 yards and 0 td New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 50th pick / 2004
TE Jimmy Graham 26 2 9 85 catches for 982 yards, 9 td New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 95th pick / 2010
LT Jermon Bushrod* 28 5 16 New Orleans Saints / 4th / 125th pick / 2007
LG Ben Grubbs 28 5 16 Baltimore Ravens / 1st / 29th pick / 2007
C Brian De La Puente 27 1 16
RG Jahri Evans*+ 29 6 16 New Orleans Saints / 4th / 108th pick / 2006
RT Zach Strief 29 6 12 New Orleans Saints / 7th / 210th pick / 2006
 Defensive Starters
LDE Cameron Jordan 23 1 16 8.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered New Orleans Saints / 1st / 24th pick / 2011
DT Brodrick Bunkley 29 6 15 Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 14th pick / 2006
DT Sedrick Ellis 27 4 16 New Orleans Saints / 1st / 7th pick / 2008
RDE Will Smith 31 8 16 6.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New Orleans Saints / 1st / 18th pick / 2004
MLB Curtis Lofton 26 4 16 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 37th pick / 2008
WLB Jonathan Vilma 30 8 10 New York Jets / 1st / 12th pick / 2004
LCB Jabari Greer 30 8 13 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
RCB Patrick Robinson 25 2 16 1.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New Orleans Saints / 1st / 32nd pick / 2010
SS Roman Harper 30 6 16 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 43rd pick / 2006
FS Malcolm Jenkins 25 3 13 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered New Orleans Saints / 1st / 14th pick / 2009

Roster

No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
42 Isa Abdul-Quddus 24 fs 15 3 330 6-2 Fordham 12/4/1988 1 2
9 Drew Brees* 33 QB 16 16 209 6-0 Purdue 1/15/1979 11 15 San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 32nd pick / 2001
71 Charles Brown 25 rt 10 3 284 6-5 USC 4/10/1987 2 2 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 64th pick / 2010
77 Brodrick Bunkley 29 DT 15 15 295 6-2 Florida St. 11/23/1983 6 5 Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 14th pick / 2006
25 Rafael Bush 25 16 0 180 5-11 South Carolina St. 5/12/1987 1 1
74 Jermon Bushrod* 28 LT 16 16 315 6-4 Towson St. 8/19/1984 5 12 New Orleans Saints / 4th / 125th pick / 2007
39 Travaris Cadet 23 13 0 210 6-1 Appalachian St. 2/1/1989 Rook 0
17 Greg Camarillo 30 5 0 190 6-1 Stanford 4/18/1982 6 0
52 Jonathan Casillas 25 wlb 14 1 225 6-0 Wisconsin 6/3/1987 3 2
45 Jed Collins 26 FB 15 7 255 6-1 Washington St. 3/3/1986 1 1
12 Marques Colston 29 WR 16 13 225 6-4 Hofstra 6/5/1983 6 10 New Orleans Saints / 7th / 252nd pick / 2006
10 Chase Daniel 26 16 0 218 6-0 Missouri 10/7/1986 3 0
20 A.J. Davis 23 1 0 183 6-0 Jacksonville St. 7/6/1989 Rook 0
60 Brian De La Puente 27 C 16 16 306 6-3 California 5/13/1985 1 9
47 Justin Drescher 24 16 0 230 6-1 Colorado 1/1/1988 2 1
98 Sedrick Ellis 27 DT 16 16 308 6-1 USC 7/9/1985 4 5 New Orleans Saints / 1st / 7th pick / 2008
73 Jahri Evans*+ 29 RG 16 16 316 6-4 Bloomsburg 8/22/1983 6 12 New Orleans Saints / 4th / 108th pick / 2006
93 Junior Galette 24 lde 12 1 257 6-2 Temple,Stillman 3/27/1988 2 2
89 Daniel Graham 34 6 0 257 6-3 Colorado 11/16/1978 10 0 New England Patriots / 1st / 21st pick / 2002
80 Jimmy Graham 26 TE 15 9 260 6-7 Miami (FL) 11/24/1986 2 8 New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 95th pick / 2010
33 Jabari Greer 30 LCB 14 13 169 5-11 Tennessee 2/11/1982 8 4
66 Ben Grubbs 28 LG 16 16 311 6-3 Auburn 3/10/1984 5 9 Baltimore Ravens / 1st / 29th pick / 2007
41 Roman Harper 30 SS 16 16 195 6-0 Alabama 12/11/1982 6 5 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 43rd pick / 2006
Bryce Harris 23 rt 2 1 300 6-6 Fresno St. 1/16/1989 Rook 1
5 Garrett Hartley 26 16 0 204 5-8 Oklahoma 5/16/1986 4 3
57 David Hawthorne 27 slb 11 10 230 6-0 TCU 5/14/1985 4 3
19 Devery Henderson 30 WR 15 9 200 5-11 LSU 3/26/1982 8 3 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 50th pick / 2004
65 Ricky Henry 25 1 0 310 6-2 Nebraska 7/27/1987 1 0
54 Will Herring 29 wlb 16 1 215 6-3 Auburn 8/28/1983 5 1 Seattle Seahawks / 5th / 161st pick / 2007
76 Akiem Hicks 23 14 0 318 6-5 Sacramento City Coll.; Regina 11/16/1989 Rook 1 New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 89th pick / 2012
81 Michael Higgins 25 te 2 1 242 6-5 Nebraska-Omaha 12/7/1987 1 0
53 Ramon Humber 25 13 0 232 5-11 North Dakota St. 8/10/1987 3 1
28 Mark Ingram 23 rb 16 5 215 5-10 Alabama 12/21/1989 1 4 New Orleans Saints / 1st / 28th pick / 2011
29 Chris Ivory 24 rb 6 2 222 6-0 Washington St.,Tiffin 3/22/1988 2 2
27 Malcolm Jenkins 25 FS 13 13 200 6-0 Ohio St. 12/20/1987 3 4 New Orleans Saints / 1st / 14th pick / 2009
96 Tom Johnson 28 15 0 288 6-3 Southern Miss 8/30/1984 1 1
94 Cameron Jordan 23 LDE 16 16 287 6-4 California 7/10/1989 1 7 New Orleans Saints / 1st / 24th pick / 2011
50 Curtis Lofton 26 MLB 16 16 238 6-2 Oklahoma 6/2/1986 4 7 Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 37th pick / 2008
44 Elbert Mack 26 cb 7 2 201 6-1 Troy 7/14/1986 4 1
90 Turk McBride 27 7 0 285 6-4 Tennessee 5/30/1985 5 1 Kansas City Chiefs / 2nd / 54th pick / 2007
16 Lance Moore 29 wr 15 7 177 5-9 Toledo 8/31/1983 6 9
13 Joe Morgan 24 wr 14 5 184 6-1 Walsh 3/28/1988 1 3
6 Thomas Morstead* 26 16 0 228 6-4 SMU 3/7/1986 3 4 New Orleans Saints / 5th / 164th pick / 2009
31 Jerome Murphy 25 2 0 191 6-1 South Florida 1/13/1987 2 0 St. Louis Rams / 3rd / 65th pick / 2010
37 Jerico Nelson 23 3 0 216 5-10 Arkansas 9/19/1989 Rook 0
69 Eric Olsen 24 te 16 4 301 6-3 Notre Dame 6/16/1988 2 3 Denver Broncos / 6th / 183rd pick / 2010
32 Johnny Patrick 24 cb 15 1 185 5-11 Louisville 8/17/1988 1 1 New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 88th pick / 2011
21 Patrick Robinson 25 RCB 16 16 190 5-11 Florida St. 9/7/1987 2 5 New Orleans Saints / 1st / 32nd pick / 2010
68 Will Robinson 28 rt 6 1 297 6-5 12/20/1984 1 1
15 Courtney Roby 29 13 0 189 6-0 Indiana 1/10/1983 7 0 Tennessee Titans / 3rd / 68th pick / 2005
55 Barrett Ruud 29 3 0 242 6-1 Nebraska 5/20/1983 7 0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 36th pick / 2005
58 Scott Shanle 33 slb 7 6 240 6-2 Nebraska 11/23/1979 9 2 St. Louis Rams / 7th / 251st pick / 2003
91 Will Smith 31 RDE 16 16 282 6-3 Ohio St. 7/4/1981 8 6 New Orleans Saints / 1st / 18th pick / 2004
43 Darren Sproles 29 rb 13 6 181 5-6 Kansas St. 6/20/1983 7 7 San Diego Chargers / 4th / 130th pick / 2005
64 Zach Strief 29 RT 12 12 349 6-7 Northwestern 9/22/1983 6 7 New Orleans Saints / 7th / 210th pick / 2006
85 David Thomas 29 te 15 7 240 6-3 Texas 7/5/1983 6 1 New England Patriots / 3rd / 86th pick / 2006
Phillip Thomas 23 15 4 208 6-1 Fresno St. 3/1/1989 Rook 0 Washington Redskins / 4th / 119th pick / 2013
23 Pierre Thomas 28 rb 15 4 210 5-11 Illinois 12/18/1984 5 6
51 Jonathan Vilma 30 WLB 11 10 230 6-1 Miami (FL) 4/16/1982 8 4 New York Jets / 1st / 12th pick / 2004
24 Corey White 22 lcb 10 4 206 5-11 Samford 5/9/1990 Rook 2 New Orleans Saints / 5th / 162nd pick / 2012
95 Martez Wilson 24 16 0 250 6-3 Illinois 9/21/1988 1 1 New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 72nd pick / 2011
Team Total 26.1 16 241.2 6-1.6 3.1