2018 New Orleans Saints schedule

Season statistics

Offense Defense
Record Playoff record Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
13-3-0 1-1 8054 5224 2830 25 507 7077 5351 1726 33 432
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The New Orleans Saints' fifty-second season was in 2018, and it was the twelfth season Sean Payton served as the head coach of the team. The Saints played their home games at Mercedes-Benz Superdome. They finished the year 13-3-0 in the regular season, en route to winning the NFC South, and 1-1 in the playoffs, eventually losing to the Los Angeles Rams 26-23.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Preaseason Week 1 @ Jacksonville Jaguars 24-20
Preaseason Week 2 Arizona Cardinals 15-20
Preaseason Week 3 @ Los Angeles Chargers 36-7
Preaseason Week 4 Los Angeles Rams 28-0
Week 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 40-48
Week 2 Cleveland Browns 21-18
Week 3 @ Atlanta Falcons 43-37
Week 4 @ New York Giants 33-18
Week 5 Washington Redskins 43-19
Week 6 Bye Week
Week 7 @ Baltimore Ravens 24-23
Week 8 @ Minnesota Vikings 30-20
Week 9 Los Angeles Rams 45-35
Week 10 @ Cincinnati Bengals 51-14
Week 11 Philadelphia Eagles 48-7
Week 12 Atlanta Falcons 31-17
Week 13 @ Dallas Cowboys 10-13
Week 14 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 28-14
Week 15 @ Carolina Panthers 12-9
Week 16 Pittsburgh Steelers 31-28
Week 17 Carolina Panthers 14-33


Week Opponent Score Notes
Divisional Round Philadelphia Eagles 20-14
Conference Championship Los Angeles Rams 23-26

2018 New Orleans Saints Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Sean Payton Assistant Head Coach: Dan Campbell Offensive Coordinator: Pete Carmichael Jr. Defensive Coordinator: Dennis Allen Special Teams Coordinator: Bradford Banta Quarterbacks Coach: Joe Lombardi Wide Receivers Coach: Curtis Johnson Offensive Line Coach: Dan Roushar Running Backs Coach: Joel Thomas Tight Ends Coach: Dan Campbell Senior Offensive Assistant Coach: Curtis Johnson Assistant Wide Receivers Coach: Ronald Curry Assistant Offensive Line Coach: Brendan Nugent Offensive Assistant Coach: Joseph Brady Defensive Line Coach: Ryan Nielsen Linebackers Coach: Mike Nolan Secondary Coach: Aaron Glenn Senior Defensive Assistant Coach: Peter Giunta Pass Rush Specialist: Brian Young Defensive Assistant Coach: Leigh Torrence, Michael Hodges Special Teams Coach: Mike Westhoff Assistant Special Teams Coach: Kevin O'Dea Coaching Assistant: Deuce Schwartz, Kevin Petry Head Strength and Conditioning Coach: Dan Dalrymple Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Charles Byrd, Rob Wenning General Manager: Mickey Loomis Executive Vice President: Mickey Loomis Vice President of Football Administration: Khai Harley Assistant General Manager: Jeff Ireland Director of Pro Scouting: Terry Fontenot Director of Player Engagement: Fred McAfee Director of Operations: James Nagaoka College Scouting Director: Jeff Ireland Pro Scouting Coordinator: Justin Matthews Combine Scout: Mike DiJulio Pro Scout: Ryan Powell, Michael Parenton Area Scout: Jon Sandusky, Scott Campbell, Casey Talley, Joey Vitt, Paul Zimmer National Scout: Mike Baugh, Terry Wooden, Cody Rager College Scouting Coordinator: Paul Zimmer Assistant Video Director: Joe Alley Football IT: Ben Autin Scouting Assistant: Joe Kemp, Matt Phillips, Tommy Reamon Football Research and Strategy: Ryan Herman Executive Assistant to the General Manager: Debbie Gallagher Executive Assistant to Executive Vice President: Debbie Gallagher Head Athletic Trainer: Scottie Patton Director of Sports Nutrition: Jamie Meeks Director of Sports Medicine: Beau Lowery Assistant Athletic Trainer: Jonathan Gress, Kevin Mangum, Ben Stollberg Bill Walsh Coaching Fellowship: Chip Vaughn