1972 New Orleans Saints Schedule & Results

1972 New Orleans Saints schedule and results. All games played on Sundays unless otherwise noted.

Regular Season

Sun 9/17 1234FINAL
New Orleans (0-1) 070714
Los Angeles (1-0) 13210034
Pass
A. Manning (NO), 46-21-249, 1 INT, 2 TD
R. Gabriel (LA), 21-11-139, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
J. Williams (NO), 8-26
B. Thomas (LA), 18-144, 2 TD
Rec
J. Strong (NO), 7-53
B. Thomas (LA), 4-35
Mon 9/25 1234FINAL
Kansas City (1-1) 01001020
New Orleans (0-2) 0107017
Pass
L. Dawson (KC), 29-21-204, 1 INT, 2 TD
A. Manning (NO), 24-10-115, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
E. Podolak (KC), 18-69
B. Gresham (NO), 12-42
Rec
E. Podolak (KC), 7-47
M. Adkins (NO), 3-36
Sun 10/1 1234FINAL
San Francisco (2-1) 010101737
New Orleans (0-3) 00202
Pass
J. Brodie (SF), 26-19-179, 1 INT, 2 TD
A. Manning (NO), 35-13-128, 4 INT, 0 TD
Rush
V. Washington (SF), 18-75, 1 TD
A. Manning (NO), 1-11
Rec
L. Schreiber (SF), 6-40
J. Williams (NO), 5-44
Sun 10/8 1234FINAL
New Orleans (0-4) 0701421
NY Giants (2-2) 171414045
Pass
A. Manning (NO), 31-18-276, 4 INT, 3 TD
N. Snead (NYG), 17-12-149, 0 INT, 3 TD
Rush
B. Gresham (NO), 7-20
C. Evans (NYG), 17-87, 2 TD
Rec
D. Parks (NO), 4-120, 2 TD
C. Evans (NYG), 3-26, 1 TD
Sun 10/15 1234FINAL
Atlanta (3-2) 707721
New Orleans (0-5) 1400014
Pass
B. Berry (ATL), 26-16-185, 0 INT, 3 TD
A. Manning (NO), 18-6-51, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
J. Profit (ATL), 19-72
A. Manning (NO), 9-45, 1 TD
Rec
K. Burrow (ATL), 4-69, 1 TD
B. Newland (NO), 3-30
Sun 10/22 1234FINAL
New Orleans (0-5-1) 7031020
San Francisco (2-3-1) 7100320
Pass
A. Manning (NO), 27-17-287, 1 INT, 2 TD
S. Spurrier (SF), 35-19-286, 3 INT, 2 TD
Rush
A. Manning (NO), 11-48
V. Washington (SF), 7-26
Rec
B. Newland (NO), 5-83
L. Schreiber (SF), 4-33
Sun 10/29 1234FINAL
Philadelphia (1-6) 03003
New Orleans (1-5-1) 707721
Pass
J. Reaves (PHI), 7-3-46, 1 INT, 0 TD
A. Manning (NO), 35-20-295, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
P. James (PHI), 16-60
B. Gresham (NO), 15-70, 1 TD
Rec
H. Jackson (PHI), 5-48
B. Butler (NO), 7-47
Sun 11/5 1234FINAL
New Orleans (1-6-1) 00336
Minnesota (4-4) 71371037
Pass
A. Manning (NO), 35-19-155, 3 INT, 0 TD
F. Tarkenton (MIN), 26-19-178, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
A. Manning (NO), 9-73
O. Reed (MIN), 16-93, 1 TD
Rec
D. Abramowicz (NO), 5-50
J. Gilliam (MIN), 5-111, 1 TD
Sun 11/12 1234FINAL
New Orleans (1-7-1) 3010720
Atlanta (5-4) 7197336
Pass
A. Manning (NO), 31-13-173, 0 INT, 1 TD
B. Berry (ATL), 13-10-142, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
B. Butler (NO), 10-59
A. Malone (ATL), 10-77, 1 TD
Rec
D. Abramowicz (NO), 5-85
D. Hampton (ATL), 3-46
Sun 11/19 1234FINAL
New Orleans (1-8-1) 0001414
Detroit (6-4) 7731027
Pass
A. Manning (NO), 30-20-250, 2 INT, 2 TD
G. Landry (DET), 26-17-207, 0 INT, 2 TD
Rush
B. Gresham (NO), 9-25
A. Taylor (DET), 14-53
Rec
B. Gresham (NO), 6-28
A. Taylor (DET), 6-51, 1 TD
Sun 11/26 1234FINAL
Los Angeles (5-5-1) 337316
New Orleans (2-8-1) 079319
Pass
R. Gabriel (LA), 29-11-152, 0 INT, 0 TD
A. Manning (NO), 29-15-202, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
W. Ellison (LA), 19-99
B. Gresham (NO), 16-60
Rec
J. Snow (LA), 3-45
B. Newland (NO), 4-74, 1 TD
Sun 12/3 1234FINAL
New Orleans (2-9-1) 370717
NY Jets (7-5) 333918
Pass
A. Manning (NO), 31-20-204, 1 INT, 1 TD
J. Namath (NYJ), 40-21-259, 2 INT, 0 TD
Rush
B. Gresham (NO), 14-59, 1 TD
C. McClain (NYJ), 9-38
Rec
B. Newland (NO), 7-67
E. Bell (NYJ), 6-61
Sun 12/10 1234FINAL
New England (3-10) 0143017
New Orleans (2-10-1) 307010
Pass
J. Plunkett (NE), 24-16-209, 1 INT, 2 TD
A. Manning (NO), 52-24-254, 3 INT, 1 TD
Rush
J. Ashton (NE), 9-51
B. Gresham (NO), 14-54
Rec
R. Rucker (NE), 5-98, 2 TD
B. Newland (NO), 7-67
Sun 12/17 1234FINAL
Green Bay (10-4) 7107630
New Orleans (2-11-1) 076720
Pass
R. Widby (GB), 1-1-34, 0 INT, 0 TD
A. Manning (NO), 24-14-142, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
M. Lane (GB), 11-84
J. Ford (NO), 10-28
Rec
M. Lane (GB), 2-11
D. Parks (NO), 4-50, 1 TD

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