1994 New Orleans Saints season

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1994 New Orleans Saints season
Head coach Jim Mora
Home field Louisiana Superdome
Results
Record 7–9
Division place 2nd NFC West
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season Next season
< 1993 1995 >

The 1994 New Orleans Saints season was the team's 28th as a member of the National Football League (NFL). They were unable to match their previous season's output of 8–8, winning only seven games.[1] The team failed to qualify for the playoffs for the second straight year.

Offseason[edit]

NFL Draft[edit]

Main article: 1994 NFL Draft
1994 New Orleans Saints draft
Round Pick Player Position College Notes
1 13 Joe Johnson *  Defensive end Louisville
2 44 Mario Bates  Running back Arizona State
3 79 Winfred Tubbs  Linebacker Texas
4 116 Doug Nussmeier  Quarterback Idaho
5 142 Herman Carroll  Defensive end Mississippi State
5 143 Craig Novitsky  Guard UCLA
6 176 Derrell Mitchell  Wide receiver Texas Tech
7 213 Lance Lundberg  Offensive tackle Nebraska
      Made roster    *   Made at least one Pro Bowl during career

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Personnel[edit]

Staff[edit]

1994 New Orleans Saints staff
Front office
  • Owner/General Partner – Tom Benson
  • Executive Vice President of Administration – Jim Miller
  • Vice President of Football Operations – Bill Kuharich
  • Director of Pro Personnel – Chet Franklin
  • Director of College Scouting – Bruce Lemmerman

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches

Special teams coaches

  • Special Teams – Joe Marciano

Strength and conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – Russell Paternostro

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Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 4, 1994 Kansas City Chiefs L 30–17
69,362
2 September 11, 1994 Washington Redskins L 38–24
58,049
3 September 18, 1994 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 9–7
45,522
4 September 25, 1994 at San Francisco 49ers L 24–13
63,971
5 October 2, 1994 New York Giants W 27–22
55,076
6 October 9, 1994 at Chicago Bears L 17–7
63,822
7 October 16, 1994 San Diego Chargers L 36–22
50,565
8 October 23, 1994 Los Angeles Rams W 37–34
47,908
9 Bye
10 November 6, 1994 at Minnesota Vikings L 21–20
57,564
11 November 13, 1994 Atlanta Falcons W 33–32
60,313
12 November 20, 1994 at Los Angeles Raiders L 24–19
41,722
13 November 28, 1994 San Francisco 49ers L 35–14
61,304
14 December 4, 1994 at Los Angeles Rams W 31–15
34,960
15 December 11, 1994 at Atlanta Falcons W 29–20
61,307
16 December 19, 1994 Dallas Cowboys L 24–16
67,323
17 December 24, 1994 at Denver Broncos W 30–28
64,445

Standings[edit]

NFC West
W L T PCT PF PA STK
(1) San Francisco 49ers 13 3 0 .813 505 296 L1
New Orleans Saints 7 9 0 .438 348 407 W1
Atlanta Falcons 7 9 0 .438 317 385 W1
Los Angeles Rams 4 12 0 .250 286 365 L7

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1994 New Orleans Saints
  2. ^ "1994 New Orleans Saints Draftees". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved January 3, 2014. 
  3. ^ "All-Time Roster". NewOrleansSaints.com. Retrieved February 28, 2011. 
  4. ^ 2010 NFL Record and Fact Book (PDF). National Football League. p. 378. Retrieved July 26, 2011.