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1973 New Orleans Saints season
Head Coach John North
Home Field Tulane Stadium
Results
Record 5-9
Place 3rd NFC West
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1972 1974

The 1973 New Orleans Saints season was the team's seventh as a member of the National Football League. They improved on their previous season's output of 2-11-1, winning five games.[1] The team failed to qualify for the playoffs for the seventh consecutive season.

NFL DraftEdit

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 16 Atlanta Falcons L 62-7
66,428
2 September 24 at Dallas Cowboys L 40-3
52,715
3 September 30 at Baltimore Colts L 14-10
52,293
4 October 7 Chicago Bears W 21-6
56,561
5 October 14 Detroit Lions W 20-13
57,810
6 October 21 at San Francisco 49ers L 40-0
52,881
7 October 28 Washington Redskins W 19-3
66,315
8 November 4 Buffalo Bills W 13-0
74,770
9 November 11 at Los Angeles Rams L 29-7
70,358
10 November 18 at San Diego Chargers L 17-14
34,848
11 November 25 Los Angeles Rams L 24-13
67,192
12 December 2 at Green Bay Packers L 30-10
46,092
13 December 9 San Francisco 49ers W 16-10
62,490
14 December 16 at Atlanta Falcons L 14-10
34,147

StandingsEdit

NFC West
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Los Angeles Rams 12 2 0 .857 388 178 W-6
Atlanta Falcons 9 5 0 .643 318 224 W-1
New Orleans Saints 5 9 0 .357 163 312 L-1
San Francisco 49ers 5 9 0 .357 262 319 L-2

ReferencesEdit

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