1997 New Orleans Saints Offense

Offensive Statistics of New Orleans Saints 1997 NFL Regular Season

Passing Statistics

Attempts Completions % Yards Yds./Att Long Tds Int Rate Sacked/Yards Lost
Heath Shuler 203 106 52.2% 1288 6.3 89t 2 14 46.6 21/-132
Billy Joe Hobert 161 79 48.4% 1024 6.3 49 6 10 59.0 4/-29
Danny Wuerffel 91 42 46.2% 518 5.6 47 4 8 42.3 18/-116
Doug Nussmeier 32 18 56.3 183 5.7 24 0 3 33.7 6/-32
Mario Bates 1 1 100% 21 21.0 21t 1 0 158.3 0/0
Randall Hill 0 0 0.0% 0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0 1/-8
Saints Team Passing Totals 458 228 49.8 2901 6.3 89t 13 33 49.4 50/-317

Rushing Statistics

Attempts Yards Average Long TDs
Ray Zellars 156 552 3.5 27 4
Mario Bates 119 440 3.7 74t 4
Troy Davis 75 271 3.6 20 0
Heath Shuler 22 38 1.7 8 1
Billy Joe Hobert 12 36 3.0 15 0
Andre Hastings 4 35 8.8 27 0
Doug Nussmier 8 30 3.8 15 0
Danny Wuerffel 6 26 4.3 10 0
Fred McCary 8 15 1.9 8 0
Randall Hill 1 11 11.0 11 0
Wes Bender 5 9 1.8 6 0
Saints Team Rushing Totals 417 1461 3.5 74 9

Receiving Statistics

Catches Yards Average Long TDs
Randell Hill 55 761 13.8 89t 2
Andre Hastings 48 722 15.0 39 5
Ray Zellars 31 263 8.5 38 0
Eric Guilford 27 362 13.4 47 1
John Farquhar 17 253 14.9 42 1
Irv Smith 17 180 10.6 25 1
Troy Davis 13 85 6.5 18 0
Mario Bates 5 42 8.4 15 0
Fred McCary 4 17 4.3 11 0
Keith Poole 4 98 24.5 49 2
Brett Bech 3 50 16.7 22 0
Daryl Hobbs 2 41 20.5 21 1
Nicky Savoie 1 14 14.0 14 0
Tony Johnson 1 13 13.0 13 0

Punting Statistics

Number Avg Long
Mark Royals 88 45.9 66

Kicking Statistics

XP XPA % FG Attempts % Long Points
Doug Brien 22 22 100% 23 27 85.1% 53 91

1997 Total Offense Statistics

Points Avg PPG Yards Avg YPG Plays Avg 1st Downs Turnovers NFL Rank NFC Rank
Totals 237 14.8 4045 252.8 925 4.4 229 55 30† 15†
†Offensive Rankings based on Total Yards Gained

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