1974 New Orleans Saints Season Statistics

1974 New Orleans Saints Individual Offensive Player Statistics

Passing Stats

Attempts Completions % Yards Yds./Att Longest Tds Int Rating Sacked/Yards Lost
Archie Manning 261 134 51.3% 1429 5.5 79t 6 16 49.8 26/-172
Bobby Scott 71 31 43.6% 366 5.2 36t 4 4 55.3 6/-62
Larry Cipa 55 20 36.3% 242 4.4 30 0 0 50.7 4/-36
Bill McClard 1 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 1 0.0 0/0
Joel Parker 1 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 39.6 0/0
Totals 389 185 47.6 2037 5.2 79t 10 21 49.6 37/-276

Rushing Statistics

Attempts Yards Average Longest TDs
Alvin Maxson 165 714 4.3 66t 2
Jess Phillips 174 556 3.2 14 2
Archie Manning 28 204 7.3 26 1
Howard Stevens 43 190 4.4 25 1
Jack DeGrenier 33 110 3.3 10 0
Rod McNeil 22 90 4.1 24 1
Jim Butler 21 74 3.5 10 0
Larry Cipa 12 35 21.9 15 1
Paul Seal 2 7 3.5 6t 1
Joel Parker 2 2 1.0 6 0
Bobby Scott 1 1 1.0 1 0
Total 503 1983 3.9 66t 9

Receiving Statistics

Catches Yards Average Longest TDs
Alvin Maxson 42 294 7.0 22 1
Joel Parker 41 455 11.0 58 4
Paul Seal 32 466 14.5 42 3
Bob Newland 27 490 18.1 79t 2
Howard Stevens 13 81 6.2 20 0
Jess Phillips 11 55 5.0 17 0
John Beasly 5 85 17.0 30 0
Rod McNeil 5 64 12.8 30 0
Jack DeGrenier 4 13 3.2 8 0
Jim Butler 2 3 1.5 2 0
Sam Havrilak 1 23 23.0 23 0
Earl McCullouch 1 5 5.0 5 0
Speedy Thomas 1 3 3.0 3 0

Punting Stats

Number Average Longest
Tommy Blanchard 88 42.1 71
Donnie Gibbs 3 33.3 35
Totals 91 41.8 71

Kicking Stats

XP XPA % FG Attempts % Longest Points
Bill McClard 19 20 95% 9 16 56% 51 46
The Saints Alvin Maxson is tackled by Tom Jackson of the Broncos
Rookie Alvin Maxson - The Saints leading Rusher and Receiver

1974 Total Offense Statistics

Points Avg YPG Yards Avg YPG Plays Avg 1st Downs Turnovers NFL Rank NFC Rank
Totals 166 11.8 3744 267.4 929 4.0 233 33 17† 7
†Offensive Rankings based on Total Yards gained.

Individual Defensive Statistics

Interceptions

NO Yards Average Longest TDs
Ernie Jackson 4 53 13.2 28 0
Terry Schmidt 4 27 6.7 24 1
Tommy Myers 3 43 14.3 24 0
Wayne Colman 1 14 17.0 14 0
Joe Federspiel 1 9 9.0 9 0
Johnny Fuller 1 16 16.0 16 0
Chris Farasopoulos 1 14 14.0 14 0
Jerry Moore 1 0 0.0 0 0
Totals 16 179 11.1 28 1

1974 New Orleans Saints Total Defense

Points Avg PPG Yards Avg YPG Plays Avg 1st Downs Turnovers NFL Rank NFC Rank
Totals 263 18.7 3797 271.2 853 4.5 226 35 7 5
†Defensive Rankings based on Total Yards given up.

Defensive Notes for the Saints 1974 NFL Season

  • The Saints Defense of 1974 was credited with 37 Sacks. (Sacks were not kept as an individual statistic until 1982)

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