1986 New Orleans Saints Defensive Statistics

1986 New Orleans Saints Defense

1986 New Orleans Saints Sack Leaders

Sacks
Rickey Jackson 9
Jumpy Geathers 9
Frank Warren 7.5
Bruce Clark 6
Pat Swilling 4
Tony Elliott 3.5
Antonio Gibson 3
James Haynes 2
Jim Wilks 1
Johnnie Poe 1
Vaughn Johnson 1
Totals 47

1986 New Orleans Saints Interception Leaders

NO Yards Average Longest TDs
Dave Waymer 9 48 5.3 17 0
Johnnie Poe 4 42 10.5 30 0
Frank Wattelet 3 34 11.3 22 0
Brett Maxie 2 15 7.5 15 0
Van Jakes 2 6 3.0 43 0
Antonio Gibson 2 43 21.5 4 0
Vaughn Johnson 1 15 15.0 15 0
Rickey Jackson 1 1 1.0 1 0
James Haynes 1 17 17.0 17 1
Russell Gary 1 14 14.0 14 0
Totals 26 235 14.6 43 1

1986 New Orleans Saints Top 10 Tacklers

Tackles Assists
Rickey Jackson 114
Sam Mills 92
Brett Maxie 48
Vaughan Johnson 33
Jumpy Geathers 32
Pat Swilling 26
Jack Del Rio 20
Frank Warren 16

1986 New Orleans Saints Total Defense

Points AvgPPG Yards AvgYPG Plays Avg 1stDowns Turnovers NFLRank NFCRank
Totals 287 17.9 5102 318.8 1109 4.6 331 43 14 5
†Defensive Rankings based on Total Yards given up.

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