1981 New Orleans Saints Schedule & Results

1981 New Orleans Saints schedule and results. All games played on Sundays unless otherwise noted.

Preseason

Saturday, August 8, 1981 FINAL
Baltimore (0-1) 23
New Orleans (1-0) 24
Saturday, August 15, 1981 FINAL
Houston (1-1) 7
New Orleans (2-0) 27
Sunday, August 23, 1981 FINAL
New Orleans (2-1) 7
Philadelphia (2-1) 36
Saturday, August 29, 1981 FINAL
Detroit (1-3) 17
New Orleans (3-1) 20

Regular Season

Sun 9/6 1234FINAL
New Orleans (0-1) 00000
Atlanta (1-0) 777627
Pass
A. Manning (NO), 28-15-122, 0 INT, 0 TD
S. Bartkowski (ATL), 25-16-154, 1 INT, 3 TD
Rush
G. Rogers (NO), 13-61
W. Andrews (ATL), 18-86
Rec
W. Chandler (NO), 8-117
L. Cain (ATL), 5-47
Sun 9/13 1234FINAL
Los Angeles (0-2) 037717
New Orleans (1-1) 6100723
Pass
P. Haden (LA), 34-20-201, 2 INT, 2 TD
B. Scott (NO), 15-4-90, 3 INT, 1 TD
Rush
W. Tyler (LA), 16-59
G. Rogers (NO), 29-162, 1 TD
Rec
C. Bryant (LA), 6-19
R. Caster (NO), 1-31
Sun 9/20 1234FINAL
New Orleans (1-2) 00077
NY Giants (2-1) 0137020
Pass
D. Wilson (NO), 24-11-154, 1 INT, 0 TD
P. Simms (NYG), 41-28-324, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
G. Rogers (NO), 20-75
D. Kotar (NYG), 8-46
Rec
W. Chandler (NO), 4-73
G. Shirk (NYG), 11-101, 1 TD
Sun 9/27 1234FINAL
New Orleans (1-3) 700714
San Francisco (2-2) 077721
Pass
D. Wilson (NO), 22-11-180, 1 INT, 1 TD
J. Montana (SF), 22-16-175, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
G. Rogers (NO), 25-115
J. Davis (SF), 11-48, 1 TD
Rec
W. Chandler (NO), 4-72
D. Clark (SF), 3-30
Sun 10/4 1234FINAL
Pittsburgh (3-2) 760720
New Orleans (1-4) 03306
Pass
T. Bradshaw (PIT), 28-19-276, 0 INT, 2 TD
D. Wilson (NO), 20-12-127, 4 INT, 0 TD
Rush
F. Harris (PIT), 13-59
G. Rogers (NO), 25-77
Rec
J. Stallworth (PIT), 7-158, 1 TD
W. Wilson (NO), 6-46
Sun 10/11 1234FINAL
Philadelphia (6-0) 14107031
New Orleans (1-5) 700714
Pass
R. Jaworski (PHI), 28-15-207, 2 INT, 1 TD
D. Wilson (NO), 9-6-47, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
W. Montgomery (PHI), 20-83
G. Rogers (NO), 17-134, 2 TD
Rec
H. Carmichael (PHI), 4-88
G. Merkens (NO), 3-23
Sun 10/18 1234FINAL
New Orleans (1-6) 773017
Cleveland (3-4) 1003720
Pass
A. Manning (NO), 28-16-199, 0 INT, 0 TD
B. Sipe (CLE), 42-25-270, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
G. Rogers (NO), 18-122, 1 TD
M. Pruitt (CLE), 18-83, 2 TD
Rec
J. Holmes (NO), 3-7
O. Newsome (CLE), 7-65
Sun 10/25 1234FINAL
Cincinnati (5-3) 00077
New Orleans (2-6) 0071017
Pass
K. Anderson (CIN), 21-13-117, 0 INT, 0 TD
A. Manning (NO), 24-15-170, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
P. Johnson (CIN), 11-51
G. Rogers (NO), 31-113, 1 TD
Rec
C. Collinsworth (CIN), 4-45
G. Merkens (NO), 4-47
Sun 11/1 1234FINAL
Atlanta (5-4) 101410741
New Orleans (2-7) 0100010
Pass
S. Bartkowski (ATL), 20-14-258, 1 INT, 3 TD
A. Manning (NO), 29-17-198, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
W. Andrews (ATL), 17-79, 1 TD
J. Groth (NO), 1-28
Rec
A. Jenkins (ATL), 5-179, 3 TD
J. Holmes (NO), 6-39
Sun 11/8 1234FINAL
New Orleans (3-7) 077721
Los Angeles (5-5) 3100013
Pass
D. Wilson (NO), 19-11-182, 0 INT, 0 TD
D. Pastorini (LA), 33-15-223, 4 INT, 1 TD
Rush
G. Rogers (NO), 24-161, 3 TD
J. Thomas (LA), 11-75
Rec
W. Wilson (NO), 3-31
P. Dennard (LA), 4-92, 1 TD
Sun 11/15 1234FINAL
New Orleans (3-8) 030710
Minnesota (7-4) 01010020
Pass
D. Wilson (NO), 39-19-244, 2 INT, 0 TD
T. Kramer (MIN), 40-19-287, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
G. Rogers (NO), 31-97, 1 TD
T. Brown (MIN), 16-54, 1 TD
Rec
J. Groth (NO), 4-62
J. Senser (MIN), 7-92, 1 TD
Sun 11/22 1234FINAL
New Orleans (4-8) 01014327
Houston (5-7) 0371424
Pass
A. Manning (NO), 14-10-147, 0 INT, 1 TD
K. Stabler (HOU), 23-15-190, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
G. Rogers (NO), 28-142
E. Campbell (HOU), 25-96, 2 TD
Rec
J. Holmes (NO), 5-49
M. Holston (HOU), 4-84, 1 TD
Sun 11/29 1234FINAL
Tampa Bay (7-6) 01071431
New Orleans (4-9) 770014
Pass
D. Williams (TB), 24-16-218, 1 INT, 2 TD
A. Manning (NO), 23-16-162, 2 INT, 1 TD
Rush
J. Owens (TB), 17-50, 1 TD
G. Rogers (NO), 23-120, 1 TD
Rec
K. House (TB), 6-107, 1 TD
J. Holmes (NO), 7-35
Sun 12/6 1234FINAL
New Orleans (4-10) 30003
St. Louis (7-7) 71001330
Pass
A. Manning (NO), 17-7-105, 2 INT, 0 TD
N. Lomax (STL), 19-13-173, 1 INT, 0 TD
Rush
G. Rogers (NO), 23-98
O. Anderson (STL), 26-64
Rec
L. Hardy (NO), 2-37
P. Tilley (STL), 4-75
Sun 12/13 1234FINAL
Green Bay (8-7) 1477735
New Orleans (4-11) 00707
Pass
L. Dickey (GB), 21-19-218, 0 INT, 5 TD
A. Manning (NO), 15-10-121, 3 INT, 0 TD
Rush
G. Ellis (GB), 11-64
G. Rogers (NO), 26-70, 1 TD
Rec
G. Ellis (GB), 5-26, 1 TD
G. Merkens (NO), 3-67
Sun 12/20 1234FINAL
San Francisco (13-3) 770721
New Orleans (4-12) 1403017
Pass
J. Montana (SF), 11-9-106, 0 INT, 2 TD
A. Manning (NO), 21-14-110, 1 INT, 0 TD
Rush
B. Ring (SF), 11-71
G. Rogers (NO), 30-107, 2 TD
Rec
F. Solomon (SF), 5-38, 1 TD
T. Tyler (NO), 5-21

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