2016 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
7-9-0 0-0 8064 5935 2129 35 475 7372 5379 1993 24 427
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The New Orleans Saints' fiftieth season was in 2016, and it was the tenth season Sean Payton served as the head coach of the team. The Saints played their home games at Mercedes-Benz Superdome. They finished the season 7-9-0, 4-4-0 at home and 3-5-0 on the road.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Preaseason Week 1 @ New England Patriots 22-34
Preaseason Week 2 @ Houston Texans 9-16
Preaseason Week 3 Pittsburgh Steelers 14-27
Preaseason Week 4 Baltimore Ravens 14-23
Week 1 Oakland Raiders 34-35
Week 2 @ New York Giants 13-16
Week 3 Atlanta Falcons 32-45
Week 4 @ San Diego Chargers 35-34
Week 5 Bye Week
Week 6 Carolina Panthers 41-38
Week 7 @ Kansas City Chiefs 21-27
Week 8 Seattle Seahawks 25-20
Week 9 @ San Francisco 49ers 41-23
Week 10 Denver Broncos 23-25
Week 11 @ Carolina Panthers 20-23
Week 12 Los Angeles Rams 49-21
Week 13 Detroit Lions 13-28
Week 14 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 11-16
Week 15 @ Arizona Cardinals 48-41
Week 16 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 31-24
Week 17 @ Atlanta Falcons 32-38

2016 New Orleans Saints Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Sean Payton Assistant Head Coach: Joe Vitt, Dan Campbell Offensive Coordinator: Pete Carmichael Jr. Defensive Coordinator: Dennis Allen Special Teams Coordinator: Greg McMahon Quarterbacks Coach: Joe Lombardi Wide Receivers Coach: John Morton Offensive Line Coach: Dan Roushar Running Backs Coach: Joel Thomas Tight Ends Coach: Dan Campbell Offensive Assistant Coach: Brendan Nugent, Ronald Curry Defensive Line Coach: Bill Johnson Linebackers Coach: Joe Vitt, James Willis Defensive Backs Coach: Aaron Glenn Senior Defensive Assistant Coach: Peter Giunta Pass Rush Specialist: Brian Young Defensive Assistant Coach: Marcus Ungaro, James Willis Assistant Special Teams Coach: Stan Kwan, Kevin O'Dea Head Strength and Conditioning Coach: Dan Dalrymple Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Charles Byrd, Rob Wenning Owner: Tom Benson General Manager: Mickey Loomis Executive Vice President: Mickey Loomis Director of Coaching Administration: Jason Mitchell Assistant Video Director: Joe Alley Video Assistant: Kevin Petry Coaching Intern: Leigh Torrence