New Orleans Saints at St. Louis Rams 13 to 14

Saturday, December 21, 1996, Week 17

The New Orleans Saints played the St. Louis Rams in St. Louis on Saturday, December 21, 1996, Week 17 of the 1996 season. The Rams won by a score of 14-13. The Rams swept the Saints for the 1996 season. With this game, the Rams finished the season 4-4-0 at home, while the Saints finished 1-7-0 on the road for the 1996 season.

The Rams finished the season with a record of 6-10-0, while the Saints finished the season at 3-13-0. Head Coach Rich Brooks was fired from the Rams on Sunday, December 22, 1996.

New Orleans Saints offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
241 148 93 1 12


Interim Head Coach: Rick Venturi Offensive Coordinator: Carl Smith Defensive Coordinator: Jim Haslett Special Teams Coordinator: Bobby April Quarterbacks Coach: Carl Smith Wide Receivers Coach: Steve Walters Offensive Line Coach: John Matsko Running Backs Coach: Dave Atkins Tight Ends Coach: Bruce Arians Offensive Assistant Coach: Jeff Davidson Defensive Line Coach: Wayne Nunnely Linebackers Coach: Rick Venturi Secondary Coach: Jim L. Mora (Jr.) Defensive Assistant Coach: John Pagano Strength and Conditioning Coach: Russell Paternostro Strength and Conditioning Assistant Coach: Glenn Mayeaux, Tom Shaw Owner: Tom Benson General Manager: Bill Kuharich Director of Pro Personnel: Chet Franklin Player Personnel Assistant: Mike Tannenbaum

St. Louis Rams offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
187 136 51 3 14


Head Coach: Rich Brooks Assistant Head Coach: Johnny Roland Offensive Coordinator: Jack Reilly Defensive Coordinator: Willie Shaw Quarterbacks Coach: Jack Reilly Wide Receivers Coach: Mike Martz Offensive Line Coach: Steve Greatwood Running Backs Coach: Johnny Roland Tight Ends Coach: John Ramsdell Assistant Offensive Line Coach: George Warhop Defensive Line Coach: Donald "Deek" Pollard Linebackers Coach: Dick Selcer Cornerbacks Coach: Steve Brown Assistant Secondary Coach: Steve Brown Defensive Assistant Coach: Michael Gray Special Teams Coach: Nick Aliotti Consultant: John Fox Quality Control Coach: Michael Gray Strength and Conditioning Coach: Chris Clausen General Manager: Steve Ortmayer Personnel Consultant: Jack Faulkner Director of Scouting Administration: Debbie Pollom Scout: Jack Faulkner