New Orleans Saints at Buffalo Bills 24 to 6

Sunday, September 9, 2001, Week 1

The New Orleans Saints played the Buffalo Bills in Orchard Park on Sunday, September 9, 2001, Week 1 of the 2001 season. The Saints won by a score of 24-6.


New Orleans Saints offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
301 192 109 0 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: Jim Hostler Defensive Line Coach: Sam Clancy Secondary Coach: Rick Venturi Assistant Defensive Backfield Coach: Joe Baker Defensive Assistant Coach: Mike Woodford Assistant Special Teams Coach: Joe Baker Quality Control Coach: Jim Hostler Strength and Conditioning Coach: Rock Gullickson Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Evan Marcus Owner: Tom Benson Administrative Assistant to Player Personnel: Megan McLaughlin Administrative Assistant: Chip Beake Bill Walsh Minority Fellowship: Darryl Sims, Damon Ware


Buffalo Bills offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
251 126 125 3 12

Coaches

Head Coach: Gregg Williams Offensive Coordinator: Mike Sheppard Defensive Coordinator: Jerry Gray Special Teams Coordinator: Danny Smith Quarterbacks Coach: Steve Kragthorpe Wide Receivers Coach: Fred Graves Offensive Line Coach: Ronnie Vinklarek Running Backs Coach: Steve Fairchild Tight Ends Coach: Dan Neal Offensive Assistant Coach: Tommy Kaiser Defensive Line Coach: John Levra Linebackers Coach: Miles Aldridge Defensive Backs Coach: Pat Thomas Assistant Defensive Backs Coach: Steve Jackson Defensive Assistant Coach: Chuck Lester Third Down Specialist Coach: Steve Jackson Special Teams Assistant Coach: Tommy Kaiser Strength and Conditioning Coordinator: Rusty Jones Director of Pro Personnel: John Guy Administrative Assistant: Chuck Lester Strength and Conditioning Seasonal Intern: Ryan George Bill Walsh Minority Fellowship: Ricky Hunley, Reginald Brown