New Orleans Saints at Chicago Bears 14 to 39Sunday, January 21, 2007, Conference Championship
The Saints faced the Bears in Chicago during the NFL conference championship in the playoffs. The Saints defeated Philadelphia Eagles the previous week, while the Bears defeated the Seattle Seahawks. The Bears won 39-14 to advance to Super Bowl XLI to face the Indianapolis Colts. The Saints finished their season 10-6-0 in the regular season, 1-1 in the playoffs.
New Orleans Saints offense
Head Coach: Sean Payton Assistant Head Coach: Joe Vitt Offensive Coordinator: Doug Marrone Defensive Coordinator: Gary Gibbs Special Teams Coordinator: John Bonamego Offensive Pass Game Coordinator: John Morton Quarterbacks Coach: Pete Carmichael Jr. Wide Receivers Coach: Curtis Johnson Running Backs Coach: George Henshaw Tight Ends Coach: Terry Malone Senior Offensive Assistant Coach: George Henshaw Offensive Assistant Coach: John Morton Defensive Ends Coach: Marion Hobby Linebackers Coach: Joe Vitt Defensive Backs Coach: Tom Hayes Assistant Defensive Line Coach: Dennis Allen Assistant Secondary Coach: Tony Oden Assistant Special Teams Coach: Greg McMahon Coaching Assistant: Adam Zimmer, Carter Sheridan, Joe Alley, Josh Constant Head Strength and Conditioning Coach: Dan Dalrymple Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Adam Bailey Strength and Conditioning Assistant Coach: H.J. Adams Owner: Tom Benson General Manager: Mickey Loomis Executive Vice President: Mickey Loomis Pro Personnel Intern: Mike Cerullo
Chicago Bears offense
Head Coach: Lovie Smith Offensive Coordinator: Ron Turner Defensive Coordinator: Ron Rivera Quarterbacks Coach: Wade Wilson Wide Receivers Coach: Darryl Drake Offensive Line Coach: Harry Hiestand Running Backs Coach: Tim Spencer Tight Ends Coach: Rob Boras Assistant Offensive Line Coach: Harold Goodwin Offensive Quality Control Coach: Mike Bajakian Defensive Line Coach: Don Johnson Linebackers Coach: Bob Babich Defensive Backs Coach: Steve Wilks Defensive Assistant Coach: Lloyd Lee Defensive Quality Control Coach: Gill Byrd Special Teams Coach: Dave Toub Assistant Special Teams Coach: Kevin O'Dea Director of Physical Development: Rusty Jones Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Jim Arthur, Ryan George General Manager: Jerry Angelo Southwest Area Scout: Chris Ballard Football Operations Assistant: Andrew Hayes-Stoker