2021 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
9-8-0 0-0 5912 3764 2148 24 346 6131 4348 1783 28 348
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The New Orleans Saints' fifty-fifth season was in 2021, and it was the fifteenth season Sean Payton served as the head coach of the team. The Saints played their home games at Caesars Superdome. He retired from the Saints on Tuesday, January 25, 2022. They finished the season 9-8-0, 3-5-0 at home and 6-3-0 on the road.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Preaseason Week 1 @ Baltimore Ravens 14-17
Preaseason Week 2 Jacksonville Jaguars 23-21
Preaseason Week 3 Arizona Cardinals 2021-08-28
Preaseason Week 4 @ Atlanta Falcons 2021-09-11
Week 1 Green Bay Packers 38-3
Week 2 @ Carolina Panthers 7-26
Week 3 @ New England Patriots 28-13
Week 4 New York Giants 21-27
Week 4 Bye Week
Week 5 @ Washington Football Team 33-22
Week 6 Bye Week
Week 7 @ Seattle Seahawks 13-10
Week 8 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 36-27
Week 9 Atlanta Falcons 25-27
Week 10 @ Tennessee Titans 21-23
Week 11 @ Philadelphia Eagles 29-40
Week 12 Buffalo Bills 6-31
Week 13 Dallas Cowboys 17-27
Week 14 @ New York Jets 30-9
Week 15 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 9-0
Week 16 Miami Dolphins 3-20
Week 17 Carolina Panthers 18-10
Week 18 @ Atlanta Falcons 30-20

2021 New Orleans Saints Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Sean Payton Assistant Head Coach: Ryan Nielsen Offensive Coordinator: Pete Carmichael Defensive Coordinator: Dennis Allen Special Teams Coordinator: Darren Rizzi Run Game Coordinator: Dan Roushar Quarterbacks Coach: Ronald Curry Wide Receivers Coach: Curtis Johnson Offensive Line Coach: Brendan Nugent Assistant Offensive Line Coach: Zach Strief Running Backs Coach: Joel Thomas Tight Ends Coach: Dan Roushar Offensive Assistant Coach: Kevin Petry, Declan Doyle, D.J. Williams Senior Offensive Assistant Coach: Curtis Johnson Defensive Line Coach: Ryan Nielsen Linebackers Coach: Michael Hodges Secondary Coach: Kris Richard Assistant Secondary Coach: Cory Robinson Senior Defensive Assistant Coach: Peter Giunta Pass Rush Specialist: Brian Young Defensive Assistant Coach: Jordan Traylor Assistant Special Teams Coach: Phil Galiano Assistant to the Head Coach: Kevin Petry Offensive Analyst: Jim Chaney Head Strength and Conditioning Coach: Dan Dalrymple Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Charles Byrd, Rob Wenning General Manager: Mickey Loomis Assistant Video Director: Joe Alley Director of Rehabilitation: Jonathan Gress