The 2000 New Orleans Saints Defense

2000 New Orleans Saints Sack Leaders

Sacks
La Roi Glover+★ 17♦
Joe Johnson+ 12
Darrin Howard 11
Kieth Mitchell+ 6.5
Willy Whitehead 5.5
Norman Hand 3
Sammy Knight 2
Darrin Smith 2
Mark Fields+ 2
Fred Weary 2
Chris Oldham 2
Phil Clarke 1
Totals 64
  • + – Pro Bowl Selection
  • ★ – All-Pro Selection
  • ♦ – Led the League

Interceptions

NO Yards Average TDs
Sammy Knight 5 68 13.6 2
Darren Perry 3 3 1.0 0
Alex Molden 3 24 8.0 0
Fred Weary 2 27 13.5 0
Chris Oldham 2 0 0.0 0
Darrin Smith 2 56 28.0 1
Kieth Mitchell+ 1 40 20.0 1
Kevin Mathis 1 0 0.0 0
Darren Howard 1 46 46.0 0
Totals 20 264 13.2 4
  • + – Pro Bowl Selection

Top Tacklers

Tackles Solo Asst
Sammy Knight 101 75 26
Darrin Smith 92 62 30
Keith Mitchell+ 86 59 27
Darren Perry 84 63 21
Mark Fields+ 83 63 20
Kevin Mathis 79 64 15
La’Roi Glover + ★ 66 53 13
Fred Weary 55 48 7
Darren Howard 52 37 15
Norman Hand 54 44 10
Joe Johnson+ 48 38 10
Alex Molden 33 24 9
Willie Whiethead 27 17 10
Fred Thomas 23 23 0
Phil Clarke 22 17 5
  • + – Pro Bowl Selection
  • ★- All-Pro Selection
La Roi Glover and Sammy Knight vs Detroit
La Roi Glover and Sammy Knight bring down Detroit Lion QB Stoney Case
La'Roi Glover, Norman Hand,Willie Whitehead and Darrin Smith stop Vikings runner Robert Smith in the 2000 Playoffs
La'Roi Glover, Norman Hand,Willie Whitehead and Darrin Smith stop Vikings runner Robert Smith in the 2000 Playoffs

2000 New Orleans Saints Total Defense

Points AVG PPG Yards AVG YPG Plays Avg/Play 1st Downs Turnovers NFL Rank NFC Rank
Totals 305 19.0 4743 296.4 949 5.0 279 35 8† 3†
†Defensive Rankings based on Total Yards given up.
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