2011 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 8572 6241 2331 26 476 6714 4801 1913 19 365
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The New Orleans Saints' forty-fifth season was in 2011, and it was the sixth season Sean Payton served as the head coach of the team. The Saints played their home games at Louisiana 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 San Francisco 49ers 36-32. At the end of the season, Drew Brees was awarded with the AP Offensive Player of the Year award.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Preaseason Week 1 San Francisco 49ers 24-3
Preaseason Week 2 @ Houston Texans 14-27
Preaseason Week 3 @ Oakland Raiders 40-20
Preaseason Week 4 Tennessee Titans 9-32
Week 1 @ Green Bay Packers 34-42
Week 2 Chicago Bears 30-13
Week 3 Houston Texans 40-33
Week 4 @ Jacksonville Jaguars 23-10
Week 5 @ Carolina Panthers 30-27
Week 6 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 20-26
Week 7 Indianapolis Colts 62-7
Week 8 @ St. Louis Rams 21-31
Week 9 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 27-16
Week 10 @ Atlanta Falcons 26-23
Week 11 Bye Week
Week 12 New York Giants 49-24
Week 13 Detroit Lions 31-17
Week 14 @ Tennessee Titans 22-17
Week 15 @ Minnesota Vikings 42-20
Week 16 Atlanta Falcons 45-16
Week 17 Carolina Panthers 45-17


Week Opponent Score Notes
Wild Card Round Detroit Lions 45-28
Divisional Round @ San Francisco 49ers 32-36

2011 New Orleans Saints Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Sean Payton Assistant Head Coach: Joe Vitt Offensive Coordinator: Pete Carmichael Jr. Defensive Coordinator: Gregg Williams Special Teams Coordinator: Greg McMahon Quarterbacks Coach: Joe Lombardi Wide Receivers Coach: Carter Sheridan, Curtis Johnson Offensive Line Coach: Aaron Kromer Running Backs Coach: Bret Ingalls Tight Ends Coach: Terry Malone Assistant Offensive Line Coach: Frank Smith Offensive Assistant Coach: Frank Smith, Carter Sheridan Defensive Line Coach: Bill Johnson Linebackers Coach: Joe Vitt Secondary Coach: Tony Oden Assistant Defensive Line Coach: Travis Jones Assistant Linebackers Coach: Blake Williams Assistant Secondary Coach: Mike Mallory Assistant Special Teams Coach: John Bonamego Coaching Assistant: Frank Smith, Marcus Ungaro, Brian Young Head Strength and Conditioning Coach: Dan Dalrymple Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Charles Byrd Weight Room Assistant: Rob Wenning Owner: Tom Benson General Manager: Mickey Loomis Executive Vice President: Mickey Loomis Assistant Video Director: Joe Alley Coaches Assistant: Frank Smith