1971 New Orleans Saints Statistics

1971 New Orleans Saints Individual Offensive Player Statistics

Passing Stats

 AttemptsCompletions%YardsYds./AttLongestTdsIntRatingSacked/Loss
Edd Hargett2109645.7%11915.7496563.410/-68
Archie Manning1778648.5%11646.663t6960.140/-332
Totals38718247.0%23556.163t121461.950/-400

Rushing Statistics

 AttemptsYardsAverageLongestTDs
Jim Strong954044.3393
Bob Gresham1273833.0186
James Ford933794.1354
Archie Manning331725.2174
Hoyle Granger321394.3161
Tony Baker291254.3200
Virgil Robinson29963.3121
Edd Hargett9242.7111
Al Dodd177.070
Billy Harris111.010
Dave Parks2-2-2.0100
Julian Fagan1-17-17.0-170
Totals45217113.83918

Receiving Statistics

 CatchesYardsAverageLongestTDs
Danny Abramowicz3765717.763t5
Dave Parks3556816.2425
Bob Newland2131915.1440
Bob Gresham1720311.9370
James Strong16784.8140
Al Dodd1529819.8490
Virgil Robinson12534.4171
Hoyle Granger12524.3110
James Ford7547.7100
Tony Baker6447.329t1
Don Burchfield33612.0160
Archie Manning1-7-7.0-70

Punting Stats

Number Average Longest
Julian Fagan 77 41.4 64

Kicking Stats

XP XPA % FG Attempts % Longest Points
Charlie Durkee 24 25 96% 16 23 70% 38 72
Skip Butler 5 6 83% 1 5 20% 32 8
Totals 29 31 93.5 17 28 60.7% 38 80
Rookie Archie manning
Rookie Archie Manning
Bob Gresham of the 1971 New Orleans Saints
Bob Gresham carries against Dallas
Rookie Al Dodd
Don Morrison New Orleans Saints Rookie Tackle 1971
Offensive Lineman Don Morrison

1971 Total Offense Statistics

Points AVG PPG Yards AVG YPG Plays Avg 1st Downs Turnovers NFL Rank NFC Rank
Totals 266 19.0 3666 261.8 889 4.1 242 25 19† 10†
†Offensive Rankings based on Total Yards gained.

Individual Defensive Statistics

Interceptions

NO Yards Average Longest TDs
Hugo Hollas 5 56 11.2 25 0
Delles Howell 5 120 24.0 60 0
Doug Wyatt 4 84 21.0 84 1
Dee Martin 3 51 17.0 26 0
Dick Absher 1 21 21.0 21 0
Wayne Coleman 1 0 0.0 0 0
Jim Flanigan 1 10 10.0 10 0
Totals 20 342 17.1 84 1

1971 New Orleans Saints Total Defense

Points AVG PPG Yards AVG YPG Plays Avg 1st Downs Turnovers NFL Rank NFC Rank
Totals 327 23.3 4438 317 852 5.2 260 45 22† 11†
†Defensive Rankings based on Total Yards gained.
Rookie Defensive Tackle Doug Moors New Orleans Saints 1971
Saints Rookie Doug Moors
Rookie Bob Pollard sacks John Brodie - 1971 New Orleans Saints
Bob Pollard takes down John Brodie of the 49ers.

Defensive Notes for the Saints 1971 NFL Season

  • The Saints Defense of 1971 was credited with 24 Sacks. (Sacks were not kept as an individual statistic until 1982)
  • Richard Neal and Dave Long each had 4 fumble recoveries.

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