1997 New Orleans Saints Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 6-10
Finishing 4th in the NFL's West Division of the National Football Conference
Coach: Mike Ditka (6-10)
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
1997 New Orleans Saints Roster
1997 New Orleans Saints Results

The New Orleans Saints of the National Football League ended the 1997 season with a record of 6 wins and 10 losses, finishing fourth in the NFL's West Division of the National Football Conference. Mike Ditka coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Heath Shuler20310652.212886.321.0146.9892113246.6
Billy Hobert1316146.68916.864.686.14942959.0
Danny Wuerffel914246.25185.744.488.8471811642.3
Doug Nussmeier321856.21835.700.039.42463233.7
Mario Bates11100.02121.01100.000.02100158.3
Randal Hill000000180.0
Totals45822849.829016.3132.8337.289 50317


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Ray Zellars1565523.527 4
Mario Bates1194403.774 4
Troy Davis752713.620 0
Heath Shuler22381.71
Billy Hobert12363.015 0
Andre Hastings4358.827 0
Doug Nussmeier8303.815 0
Danny Wuerffel6264.310 0
Fred McCrary8151.90
Randal Hill11111.011 0
Wes Bender591.80
Eric Guliford1-2-2.0-2 0
Totals41714613.574 9


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Randal Hill5576113.889 2
Andre Hastings4872215.039 5
Ray Zellars312638.538 0
Eric Guliford2736213.447 1
John Farquhar1725314.942 1
Irv Smith1718010.625 1
Troy Davis13856.518 0
Mario Bates5428.415 0
Keith Poole49824.549 2
Fred McCrary4174.211 0
Brett Bech35016.722 0
Daryl Hobbs24120.521 1
Nick Savoie11414.014 0
Tony Johnson11313.013 0
Totals228290112.789 13


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Doug Brien2222100.0272385.291


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Mark Royals88403845.966

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Eric Guliford4749810.632 0
Andre Hastings1-2-2.0-2 0
Totals4849610.332 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Eric Guliford43112826.2102 1
Troy Davis917319.229 0
Brett Bech34715.730 0
Fred McCrary22613.015 0
Jared Tomich100.00
Totals58137423.7102 1


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Sammy Knight57515.039 0
Anthony Newman3196.317 0
Mickey Washington23015.030 0
Eric Allen22713.527 0
Winfred Tubbs22110.515 0
Rob Kelly11515.015 0
Richard Harvey177.00
Totals1619412.139 0


Defense and Fumbles:

Player Tackle Solo Ast Brup Fum FRec FYds FTD FF
Winfred Tubbs13811644002002
Mark Fields988820022814
Sammy Knight75.56717001000
Alex Molden62.5571102003
Wayne Martin58.554901001
Anthony Newman585310001000
Eric Allen47.54550
Richard Harvey46.5437001001
Mickey Washington42.5405000001
Joe Johnson42.539701001
Pio Sagapolutele29.52411
La'Roi Glover28.524901001
Brady Smith26228
Darren Mickell26.52013011100
Keith Mitchell22204
Vashone Adams1917400001
Rob Kelly16.5145000001
Chris Hewitt1412401001
Jared Tomich11.511111000
Austin Robbins660
Je'Rod Cherry660
Ernest Dixon322
Donovan Greer110
Heath Shuler83-200
Ray Zellars6200
Danny Wuerffel22000
Clarence Jones02000
Randal Hill0100
Brett Bech01000
Eric Guliford2100
Wes Bender10000
Tony Johnson10000
Jerry Fontenot30000
Andre Hastings1000
Doug Nussmeier10-400
Troy Davis30000
Irv Smith1000
Mario Bates2000
Billy Hobert20000

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Doug Brien2322091
Andre Hastings050000132
Ray Zellars4000024
Mario Bates4000024
Keith Poole200012
Eric Guliford010100012
Randal Hill0200012
Heath Shuler10006
Irv Smith10006
John Farquhar10006
Daryl Hobbs10006
Mark Fields10006