1977 New Orleans Saints Statistics

1977 New Orleans Saints Individual Offensive Player Statistics

Passing Stats

 AttemptsCompletions%YardsLongestYds./AttTdsIntRatingSacked/Yards Lost
Archie Manning20511355.1%128459t6.38968.839/-288
Bobby Scott823643.9%51653t6.33837.55/-43
Bobby Douglass311651.6%130314.21333.75/-29
Tom Blanchard3133.3%33t1.01142.40/0
Totals32116651.7%193359t6.02132156.546/-360

Rushing Statistics

 AttemptsYardsAverageLongestTDs
Chuck Muncie2018114.0366
Tony Galbreath1686443.8263
Mike Strachen552714.9180
Archie Manning382706.9275
Bobby Douglass22311.5200
Kim Jones8232.980
Bobby Scott4112.890
Jim Thaxton1-3-3.0-30
Greg Boykin5-9-1.840
Don Hermann1-13-13.0-130
Totals48420244.23614

Receiving Statistics

Catches Yards Average Longest TDs
Tony Galbreath 41 265 6.4 30 0
Henry Childs 33 518 15.6 59t 9
Don Hermann 32 408 12.7 39 0
Chuck Muncie 21 248 11.8 35t 1
Jim Thaxton 14 211 15.0 41 1
John Gilliam 11 133 12.0 23 1
Rich Mauti 4 71 17.7 23 0
Mike Strachen 3 26 8.6 10 0
Greg Boykin 3 21 7.0 9 0
Larry Burton 1 13 13.0 13 0
Kim Jones 1 9 9.0 9 0
Joel Parker 1 7 7.0 7 0
Elois Grooms 1 3 3.0 3t 1

Punting Stats

 NumberAverageLongest
Tommy Blanchard8242.466
Bobby Scott331.734
Totals8541.066

Kicking Stats

XP XPA % FG Attempts % Longest Points
Rich Szaro 29 31 94% 5 12 42% 36 44

1977 Total Offense Statistics

Points Avg PPG Yards Avg YPG Plays Avg 1st Downs Turnovers NFL Rank
Totals 233 16.6 3790 270.7 864 4.4 220 37 12†
†Offensive Rankings based on Total Yards gained.

Individual Defensive Statistics

Interceptions

 NOYardsAverageLongestTDs
Chuck Crist461.560
Jim Merlo15757.0570
Clarence Chapman11616.0160
Pat Hughes122.020
Ernie Jackson11111.0110
Jim Masalis100.000
Tom Myers122.020
Totals10838.3570

1977 New Orleans Saints Total Defense

Points Avg PPG Yards Avg YPG Plays Avg 1st Downs Turnovers NFL Rank NFC Rank
Totals 336 24.0 4622 330.0 940 4.9 272 25 25† 14†
†Defensive Rankings based on Total Yards given up.

Defensive Notes for the Saints 1977 NFL Season

  • The Saints Defense of 1977 was credited with 27 Sacks. (Sacks were not kept as an individual statistic until 1982)

-Bob Pollard had a 52-yard fumble returned for a touchdown against Chicago


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