1971 New Orleans Saints Schedule & Results

1971 New Orleans Saints schedule and results. All games played on Sundays unless otherwise noted.

Regular Season

Sun 9/19 1234FINAL
Los Angeles (0-1) 0331420
New Orleans (1-0) 0314724
Pass
R. Gabriel (LA), 30-11-164, 0 INT, 1 TD
A. Manning (NO), 29-16-218, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
W. Ellison (LA), 13-43
B. Gresham (NO), 21-42, 1 TD
Rec
L. Rentzel (LA), 3-42
D. Abramowicz (NO), 5-73
Sun 9/26 1234FINAL
San Francisco (1-1) 77101438
New Orleans (1-1) 0701320
Pass
J. Brodie (SF), 22-10-125, 2 INT, 1 TD
A. Manning (NO), 14-8-155, 0 INT, 2 TD
Rush
V. Washington (SF), 7-82, 1 TD
J. Ford (NO), 13-54
Rec
G. Washington (SF), 3-43
D. Abramowicz (NO), 5-110, 3 TD
Sun 10/3 1234FINAL
New Orleans (1-1-1) 700613
Houston (0-2-1) 3001013
Pass
A. Manning (NO), 20-8-112, 2 INT, 1 TD
C. Johnson (HOU), 5-3-85, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
T. Baker (NO), 10-76
J. Dawkins (HOU), 7-52
Rec
D. Abramowicz (NO), 3-89, 1 TD
J. Dawkins (HOU), 2-16
Sun 10/10 1234FINAL
New Orleans (1-2-1) 070714
Chicago (3-1) 7280035
Pass
E. Hargett (NO), 25-14-179, 1 INT, 0 TD
K. Nix (CHI), 27-15-242, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
J. Ford (NO), 8-36, 1 TD
C. Pinder (CHI), 11-65
Rec
H. Granger (NO), 4-24
D. Gordon (CHI), 8-139, 1 TD
Sun 10/17 1234FINAL
Dallas (3-2) 007714
New Orleans (2-2-1) 7100724
Pass
R. Staubach (DAL), 10-7-117, 1 INT, 2 TD
A. Manning (NO), 15-6-83, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
D. Thomas (DAL), 16-58
A. Manning (NO), 7-52, 2 TD
Rec
L. Alworth (DAL), 5-46
D. Abramowicz (NO), 2-26
Sun 10/24 1234FINAL
New Orleans (2-3-1) 03306
Atlanta (2-3-1) 1470728
Pass
A. Manning (NO), 30-12-138, 2 INT, 0 TD
D. Shiner (ATL), 15-9-94, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
J. Ford (NO), 10-41
C. Butler (ATL), 20-114
Rec
D. Abramowicz (NO), 4-66
H. Wages (ATL), 3-32, 1 TD
Sun 10/31 1234FINAL
New Orleans (2-4-1) 0001414
Washington (6-1) 0170724
Pass
E. Hargett (NO), 21-9-134, 1 INT, 0 TD
B. Kilmer (WAS), 22-13-204, 2 INT, 1 TD
Rush
J. Ford (NO), 15-64, 1 TD
L. Brown (WAS), 20-113
Rec
A. Dodd (NO), 3-59
B. Dowler (WAS), 5-71
Sun 11/7 1234FINAL
Oakland (5-1-2) 077721
New Orleans (2-4-2) 0071421
Pass
D. Lamonica (OAK), 12-6-114, 1 INT, 2 TD
E. Hargett (NO), 27-14-170, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
M. Hubbard (OAK), 10-53
J. Ford (NO), 13-91
Rec
F. Biletnikoff (OAK), 3-74, 2 TD
D. Parks (NO), 5-82, 1 TD
Sun 11/14 1234FINAL
New Orleans (3-4-2) 7091026
San Francisco (6-3) 1003720
Pass
E. Hargett (NO), 21-13-225, 0 INT, 3 TD
J. Brodie (SF), 28-20-203, 2 INT, 2 TD
Rush
J. Strong (NO), 5-57
V. Washington (SF), 20-82
Rec
D. Abramowicz (NO), 3-44
V. Washington (SF), 5-35, 2 TD
Sun 11/21 1234FINAL
Minnesota (8-2) 3371023
New Orleans (3-5-2) 030710
Pass
B. Lee (MIN), 25-14-146, 1 INT, 0 TD
E. Hargett (NO), 23-10-95, 1 INT, 0 TD
Rush
C. Jones (MIN), 17-69, 1 TD
B. Gresham (NO), 12-57
Rec
O. Reed (MIN), 6-41
A. Dodd (NO), 4-61
Sun 11/28 1234FINAL
New Orleans (4-5-2) 3361729
Green Bay (3-7-1) 7001421
Pass
E. Hargett (NO), 18-8-73, 0 INT, 0 TD
B. Starr (GB), 17-8-116, 1 INT, 0 TD
Rush
B. Gresham (NO), 26-113
J. Brockington (GB), 15-68
Rec
B. Newland (NO), 3-40
C. Dale (GB), 3-36
Sun 12/5 1234FINAL
New Orleans (4-6-2) 7014728
Los Angeles (7-4-1) 211401045
Pass
E. Hargett (NO), 36-19-213, 1 INT, 1 TD
R. Gabriel (LA), 18-10-137, 0 INT, 3 TD
Rush
J. Strong (NO), 7-33
W. Ellison (LA), 26-247, 1 TD
Rec
D. Abramowicz (NO), 5-91, 1 TD
L. Rentzel (LA), 5-65, 2 TD
Sun 12/12 1234FINAL
Cleveland (8-5) 707721
New Orleans (4-7-2) 0100717
Pass
B. Nelsen (CLE), 18-9-130, 2 INT, 0 TD
A. Manning (NO), 11-6-91, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
K. Brown (CLE), 8-55
J. Strong (NO), 14-88, 1 TD
Rec
F. Pitts (CLE), 4-50
B. Newland (NO), 2-63
Sun 12/19 1234FINAL
Atlanta (7-6-1) 7301424
New Orleans (4-8-2) 737320
Pass
B. Berry (ATL), 27-18-269, 0 INT, 1 TD
A. Manning (NO), 26-17-174, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
A. Malone (ATL), 8-24, 2 TD
J. Strong (NO), 17-73
Rec
K. Burrow (ATL), 8-190, 1 TD
B. Gresham (NO), 6-60

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