1991 New Orleans Saints season
Head Coach Jim Mora
Home Field Louisiana Superdome
Results
Record 11–5
Place 1st NFC West
Playoff Finish Lost NFC Wild Card
Timeline
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1990 1992

The 1991 New Orleans Saints season saw the Saints win their first ever division title.

Offseason[edit | edit source]

NFL Draft[edit | edit source]

Round Pick Player Position School
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Personnel[edit | edit source]

Staff[edit | edit source]

1991 New Orleans Saints final staff
Front Office

Head Coaches

Offensive Coaches

  • Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks – Carl Smith
  • Running Backs – Jim Skipper
  • Wide Receivers – Steve Walters
  • Tight Ends – Joe Marciano
  • Offensive Line – Paul Boudreau
  Defensive Coaches

Special Teams Coaches

  • Special Teams – Joe Marciano

Strength and Conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – Russell Paternostro

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Roster[edit | edit source]

1991 New Orleans Saints final roster
Quarterbacks

Running backs


Wide receivers


Tight ends


Offensive linemen


Defensive linemen


Linebackers


Defensive backs


Special teams


Reserve lists



Practice squad



Rookies in italics
Active, Inactive, Practice squad

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Regular season[edit | edit source]

Schedule[edit | edit source]

Week Date Opponent Result Record Attendance
1 September 1 Seattle Seahawks W 27-24 1-0
68,492
2 September 8 at Kansas City Chiefs W 17-10 2-0
74,816
3 September 15 Los Angeles Rams W 24-7 3-0
68,583
4 September 22 Minnesota Vikings W 26-0 4-0
68,591
5 September 29 at Atlanta Falcons W 27-6 5-0
56,556
6 Bye week
7 October 13 at Philadelphia Eagles W 13-6 6-0
64,224
8 October 20 Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 23-7 7-0
68,591
9 October 27 Chicago Bears L 20-17 7-1
68,591
10 November 3 at Los Angeles Rams W 24-17 8-1
58,713
11 November 10 San Francisco 49ers W 10-3 9-1
68,591
12 November 17 at San Diego Chargers L 24-21 9-2
48,420
13 November 24 Atlanta Falcons L 23-20 9-3
68,591
14 December 1 at San Francisco 49ers L 38-24 9-4
62,092
15 December 8 at Dallas Cowboys L 23-14 9-5
64,530
16 December 16 Los Angeles Raiders W 27-0 10-5
68,625
17 December 22 at Phoenix Cardinals W 27-3 11-5
30,928

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 December 28 Atlanta Falcons L 27-20
68,794

Standings[edit | edit source]

Template:1991 NFC West standings

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

NFC Wild Card Game[edit | edit source]

Atlanta Falcons 27, New Orleans Saints 20
1 2 3 4 Total
Falcons 0 10 7 10 27
Saints 7 6 0 7 20

at Louisiana Superdome, New Orleans, Louisiana

Falcons quarterback Chris Miller completed the game-winning 61-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Michael Haynes with 2:41 left in the contest. Miller completed 18 out of 30 passes for 291 yards and 3 touchdowns.

Awards and records[edit | edit source]

  • Pat Swilling, NFL Defensive Player of the Year
  • Led NFL, Fewest Points Allowed, 211 points [2]

Milestones[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 All-Time Roster. NewOrleansSaints.com. Retrieved on February 28, 2011.
  2. NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book. Workman Publishing Company. p. 457. Template:Citation/identifier. 

External links[edit | edit source]

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