St. Louis Rams at New Orleans Saints 28 to 31

Saturday, December 30, 2000, Wild Card Round

The Rams began their playoff run on the road against the Saints on Saturday, December 30, 2000. The Saints won, 31-28 and advanced to play Minnesota Vikings. The Rams finished their season 10-6-0 in the regular season, 0-1 in the playoffs.


St. Louis Rams offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
384 350 34 5 17

Coaches

Head Coach: Mike Martz Assistant Head Coach: Peter Giunta Offensive Coordinator: Bobby Jackson Defensive Coordinator: Peter Giunta Associate Head Coach: Al Saunders, Bobby Jackson Quarterbacks Coach: John Ramsdell Wide Receivers Coach: Al Saunders Offensive Line Coach: Jim Hanifan, John Matsko Running Backs Coach: Bobby Jackson Tight Ends Coach: Wilbert Montgomery Offensive Assistant Coach: Ken Zampese Defensive Line Coach: Carl Hairston Linebackers Coach: Mike Haluchak Defensive Backs (Secondary) Coach: Steve Brown Secondary Coach: Steve Brown Defensive Assistant Coach: Howard Tippett Special Teams Coach: Larry Pasquale Consultant: Bud Carson Coaching Assistant: Sam Clark Strength and Conditioning Coach: Dana LeDuc Strength Coach: Chris Clausen Bill Walsh Minority Fellowship: Dino Babers, Thurmond Moore, Dave Ogas, Andre Waters


New Orleans Saints offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
301 251 50 2 17

Coaches

Head Coach: Jim Haslett Assistant Head Coach: Rick Venturi Offensive Coordinator: Mike McCarthy Defensive Coordinator: Ron Zook Special Teams Coordinator: Al Everest Quarterbacks Coach: Frank Cignetti, Jr. Wide Receivers Coach: Hubbard Alexander Offensive Line Coach: Jack Henry Running Backs Coach: Dave Atkins Tight Ends Coach: Bob Palcic Offensive Assistant Coach: Phil Pettey Defensive Line Coach: Sam Clancy Linebackers Coach: John Stephen Bunting Secondary Coach: Rick Venturi Assistant Defensive Backfield Coach: Joe Baker Assistant Special Teams Coach: Joe Baker Strength and Conditioning Coach: Rock Gullickson Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Evan Marcus Strength and Conditioning Assistant Coach: Tom Shaw Owner: Tom Benson Administrative Assistant to Player Personnel: Megan McLaughlin Bill Walsh Minority Fellowship: Todd Middleton