New Orleans Saints History

Year-by-Year History of the New Orleans Saints

The 1972 New Orleans Saints NFL Season Statistics

1972 New Orleans Saints Offensive Statistics

1972 New Orleans Saints Rushing Statistics

Attempts Yards Average TDs
Bob Gresham 121 381 3.1 3
Archie Manning 63 351 5.6 2
Bill Butler 54 233 4.3 0
Jim Strong 37 120 3.2 0
Arthur Green 14 51 3.6 0
James Ford 11 28 2.5 0
Virgil Robinson 5 1 0.2 0

1972 New Orleans Saints Receiver Statistics

Catches Yards Average TDs
Bob Newland 47 579 12.3 2
Danny Abramowicz 38 668 17.5 7
Dave Parks 32 542 16.9 6
Bob Gresham 29 192 6.6 0
Bill Butler 25 226 9.0 2
Joe Williams 16 116 7.2 0
Jim Strong 14 123 8.7 0
Bob Brown 11 175 15.9 1
Margene Adkins 9 96 10.6 0
Arthur Green 7 49 7.0 0
James Ford 1 9 9.0 0
Creston Whitaker 1 6 6.0 0

1972 New Orleans Saints Quarterback Statistics

Attempts Completions % Yards Yds./Att Tds Int
Archie Manning 448 230 51.3% 2781 6.2 18 21

1972 New Orleans Saints Punting Statistics

Number Average
Julian Fagan 71 40.8

New Orleans Saints 1972 Kicking Statistics

XP XPA % FG Attempts % Points
Happy Feller 10 11 91% 6 11 55% 28
Charlie Durkee 9 9 100% 3 9 33% 18
Toni Linhart 5 5 100% 2 5 40% 11

1972 New Orleans Saints Total Offense Statistics

Points Avg
PPG
Yards Avg
YPG
Plays Avg 1st
Downs
Turnovers NFL Rank NFC Rank
Totals 215 15.35 3664 261.71 829 4.4 226 37 20† 9†
†Offensive Rankings based on Total Yards gained.

1972 New Orleans Saints Defensive Statistics

1972 New Orleans Saints Interception Leaders

NO Yards Average Longest TDs
Bivian Lee 4 65 16.2 32 0
Tom Myers 3 0 0.0 0 0
Ernie Jackson 3 14 13.6 31 0
Tom Roussel 2 15 7.5 11 0
Hugo Hollas 1 14 14.0 14 0
Delles Howell 1 6 6.6 6 0
Totals 14 141 10.0 32 0

1972 New Orleans Saints Total Defense

Points Avg
PPG
Yards Avg
YPG
Plays Avg 1st
Downs
Turnovers NFL
Rank
NFC
Rank
Totals 361 25.78 4491 280.68 873 5.1 251 27 21† 11†
†Defensive Rankings based on Total Yards given up.

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I've been following the Saints since a kid in the 70s watching the likes of Archie Manning and Tommy Myers. We may not have as grandiose a history as some NFL teams, but there are scores of memories the New Orleans Saints have given to their fans and I have done my best to record them here at New Orleans Saints History.

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