1977 New Orleans Saints Statistics

1977 New Orleans Saints Individual Offensive Player Statistics

Passing Stats

Attempts Completions % Yards Longest Yds./Att Tds Int Rating Sacked/Yards Lost
Archie Manning 205 113 55.1% 1284 59t 6.3 8 9 68.8 39/-288
Bobby Scott 82 36 43.9% 516 53t 6.3 3 8 37.5 5/-43
Bobby Douglass 31 16 51.6% 130 31 4.2 1 3 33.7 5/-29
Tom Blanchard 3 1 33.3% 3 3t 1.0 1 1 42.4 0/0
Totals 321 166 51.7% 1933 59t 6.02 13 21 56.5 46/-360

Rushing Statistics

Attempts Yards Average Longest TDs
Chuck Muncie 201 811 4.0 36 6
Tony Galbreath 168 644 3.8 26 3
Mike Strachen 55 271 4.9 18 0
Archie Manning 38 270 6.9 27 5
Bobby Douglass 2 23 11.5 20 0
Kim Jones 8 23 2.9 8 0
Bobby Scott 4 11 2.8 9 0
Jim Thaxton 1 -3 -3.0 -3 0
Greg Boykin 5 -9 -1.8 4 0
Don Hermann 1 -13 -13.0 -13 0
Totals 484 2024 4.2 36 14

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

Number Average Longest
Tommy Blanchard 82 42.4 66
Bobby Scott 3 31.7 34
Totals 85 41.0 66

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

NO Yards Average Longest TDs
Chuck Crist 4 6 1.5 6 0
Jim Merlo 1 57 57.0 57 0
Clarence Chapman 1 16 16.0 16 0
Pat Hughes 1 2 2.0 2 0
Ernie Jackson 1 11 11.0 11 0
Jim Masalis 1 0 0.0 0 0
Tom Myers 1 2 2.0 2 0
Totals 10 83 8.3 57 0

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

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


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