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1971 New Orleans Saints season
Head Coach J.D. Roberts
Home Field Tulane Stadium
Results
Record 4-8-2
Place 4th NFC West
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1970 1972

The 1971 New Orleans Saints season was the Saints fifth season. The Saints drafted Archie Manning with their first round pick.

OffseasonEdit

NFL DraftEdit

Round Pick Player Position School
1 2 Archie Manning Quarterback Mississippi

Regular seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 19, 1971 Los Angeles Rams W 24-20
70,915
2 September 26, 1971 San Francisco 49ers L 38-20
81,595
3 October 3, 1971 at Houston Oilers T 13-13
47,966
4 October 10, 1971 at Chicago Bears L 35-14
55,049
5 October 17, 1971 Dallas Cowboys W 24-14
83,088
6 October 24, 1971 at Atlanta Falcons L 28-6
58,850
7 October 31, 1971 at Washington Redskins L 24-14
53,041
8 November 7, 1971 Oakland Raiders T 21-21
83,102
9 November 14, 1971 at San Francisco 49ers W 26-20
45,138
10 November 21, 1971 Minnesota Vikings L 23-10
83,130
11 November 28, 1971 at Green Bay Packers W 29-21
48,035
12 December 5, 1971 at Los Angeles Rams L 45-28
73,610
13 December 12, 1971 Cleveland Browns L 21-17
72,794
14 December 19, 1971 Atlanta Falcons L 24-20
75,954

StandingsEdit

NFC West
TeamWLTPCTPFPA
San Francisco 49ers 950.643300216
Los Angeles Rams 851.615313260
Atlanta Falcons 761.538274277
New Orleans Saints 482.333266347

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RosterEdit

Awards and recordsEdit

MilestonesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 297

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