1973 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
5-9-0 0-0 3501 1659 1842 34 207 4580 2178 2402 30 271
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The New Orleans Saints' seventh season was in 1973, playing their home games at Tulane Stadium. During the offseason they hired John North to lead the team. North previously was the wide receivers coach of the Detroit Lions and had eight years of coaching experience in the NFL. They finished the season 5-9-0, 5-2-0 at home and 0-7-0 on the road.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 Atlanta Falcons 7-62
Week 2 @ Dallas Cowboys 3-40
Week 3 @ Baltimore Colts 10-14
Week 4 Chicago Bears 21-16
Week 5 Detroit Lions 20-13
Week 6 @ San Francisco 49ers 0-40
Week 7 Washington Redskins 19-3
Week 8 Buffalo Bills 13-0
Week 9 @ Los Angeles Rams 7-29
Week 10 @ San Diego Chargers 14-17
Week 11 Los Angeles Rams 13-24
Week 12 @ Green Bay Packers 10-30
Week 13 San Francisco 49ers 16-10
Week 14 @ Atlanta Falcons 10-14

Coaches

Head Coach: John North Offensive Line Coach: Dixie White Director of Pro Personnel: Ernie Hefferle Chief Scout: Bob Whitman Owner: John Mecom