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Est. 1967

New Orleans
Saints

Drew Brees - QB - 68,010 Passing Yards

AP via D. Ross Cameron

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The Saints won the first NFL game played outside the U.S. when they defeated the Philadelphia Eagles, 14-7, in Mexico City. 

Team History

  • The Saints began play in the 1967 season. 
  • New Orleans businessman Tom Benson acquired the franchise in 1985. The Saints reached the playoffs four times in six seasons from 1987 to 1992. 
  • Following the 2000 season, the Saints beat the St. Louis Rams, 31-28, which was their first playoff win in franchise history. 
  • In 2009, the Saints won their first Super Bowl, defeating the Indianapolis Colts, 31-17, with quarterback Drew Brees and head coach Sean Payton.  

Team Facts

  • Seasons: 55 (1967-2021)  
  • Winningest Coach: (W-L-T) Sean Payton (143-81-0)
  • Super Bowl Titles: 1  
  • Record going into 2021 season (W-L-T) 387-442-5
  • Playoff Record:  10-13
  • Most Career Yards Rushing: Deuce McAllister, 6,096 (2001-08)
  • Most Career Yards Passing: Drew Brees, 68,010 (2006-20)
  • Most Career Receptions: Marques Colston, 711 (2006-15)
  • Most Career Sacks: Rickey Jackson, 115 (1981-93)
  • Most Career Interceptions: Dave Waymer, 37 (1980-89)
  • Most Career Points: Morten Andersen, 1,318 (1982-94)
  • Current Team Owner: Gayle Benson 

 

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