1990 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
8-8-0 0-1 4669 2754 1915 42 264 5243 3495 1748 28 297
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The New Orleans Saints' twenty-fourth season was in 1990, and it was the fifth season Jim E. Mora (Sr.) served as the head coach of the team. The Saints played their home games at Louisiana Superdome. They finished the year 8-8-0 in the regular season but they lost their first playoff game to the Chicago Bears 16-6.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 San Francisco 49ers 12-13
Week 2 @ Minnesota Vikings 3-32
Week 3 Phoenix Cardinals 28-7
Week 5 @ Atlanta Falcons 27-28
Week 6 Cleveland Browns 25-20
Week 7 @ Houston Oilers 10-23
Week 8 Detroit Lions 10-27
Week 9 @ Cincinnati Bengals 21-7
Week 10 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 35-7
Week 11 @ Washington Redskins 17-31
Week 12 Atlanta Falcons 10-7
Week 13 @ Dallas Cowboys 13-17
Week 14 @ Los Angeles Rams 24-20
Week 15 Pittsburgh Steelers 6-9
Week 16 @ San Francisco 49ers 13-10
Week 17 Los Angeles Rams 20-17


Week Opponent Score Notes
Wild Card Round @ Chicago Bears 6-16

1990 New Orleans Saints Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Jim E. Mora (Sr.) Offensive Coordinator: Carl Smith Defensive Coordinator: Steve Sidwell Quarterbacks Coach: Carl Smith Wide Receivers Coach: Steve Walters Offensive Line Coach: Paul T. Boudreau Running Backs Coach: Jim Skipper Tight Ends Coach: Joe Marciano Defensive Line Coach: John Pease Outside Linebackers Coach: Vic Fangio Inside Linebackers Coach: Steve Sidwell Defensive Backs Coach: Dom Capers Special Teams Coach: Joe Marciano Strength and Conditioning Coach: Russell Paternostro Part-Time Strength and Conditioning Coach: Glenn Mayeaux Owner: Tom Benson General Manager: Jim Finks