1982 New Orleans Saints season

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1982 New Orleans Saints season
Head coach Bum Phillips
General manager Bum Phillips
Owner John Mecom, Jr.
Home field Louisiana Superdome
Results
Record 4–5
Conference place 9th NFC
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 1981 1983 >

The 1982 New Orleans Saints season saw the team nearly qualify for the NFL playoffs, missing it by a tiebreaker.

Offseason[edit]

NFL draft[edit]

Main article: 1982 NFL draft
1982 New Orleans Saints draft
Round Pick Player Position College Notes
1 13 Lindsay Scott  Wide receiver Georgia
2 30 Brad Edelman *  Guard Missouri
3 58 Rodney Lewis  Defensive back Nebraska
3 66 Eugene Goodlow  Wide receiver Kansas State
3 68 Kenny Duckett  Wide receiver Wake Forest
3 76 John Krimm  Defensive back Notre Dame
4 86 Morten Andersen *  Placekicker Michigan State
5 114 Tony Elliott  Defensive tackle North Texas
6 142 Marvin Lewis  Running back Tulane
8 198 Chuck Slaughter  Offensive tackle South Carolina
      Made roster    *   Made at least one Pro Bowl during career

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Personnel[edit]

Staff[edit]

1982 New Orleans Saints staff
Front office
  • Owner – John Mecom, Jr.
  • President – Eddie Jones
  • Director of Football Operations – Harry Hulmes
  • Director of Player Personnel – Pat Peppler

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches
  • Defensive Coordinator – Wade Phillips
  • Defensive Line – Willie Zapalac
  • Linebackers – John Paul Young
  • Defensive Backfield – Lance Van Zandt

Special teams coaches

  • Special Teams – Harold Richardson

Strength and conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – Russell Paternostro

Roster[edit]

1982 New Orleans Saints roster
Quarterbacks

Running backs

Wide receivers

Tight ends

Offensive linemen

Defensive linemen

Linebackers

Defensive backs

Special teams


Rookies in italics

[2]

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 12, 1982 St. Louis Cardinals L 21–7
58,673
2 September 19, 1982 at Chicago Bears W 10–0
56,600
3 November 21, 1982 Kansas City Chiefs W 27–17
39,341
4 November 28, 1982 at San Francisco 49ers W 23–20
51,611
5 December 5, 1982 Tampa Bay Buccaneers L 13–10
61,709
6 December 12, 1982 at Atlanta Falcons L 35–0
39,535
7 December 19, 1982 at Dallas Cowboys L 21–7
64,506
8 December 26, 1982 Washington Redskins L 27–10
48,667
9 January 2, 1983 Atlanta Falcons W 35–6
47,336

Standings[edit]

NFC West
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
Atlanta Falcons(5) 5 4 0 .556 3–1 4–3 183 199 L2
New Orleans Saints 4 5 0 .444 2–1 3–5 129 160 W1
San Francisco 49ers 3 6 0 .333 1–3 2–3 209 206 L1
Los Angeles Rams 2 7 0 .222 1–2 1–5 200 250 W1
National Football Conference
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Washington Redskins(1) 8 1 0 .889 190 128 W4
Dallas Cowboys(2) 6 3 0 .667 226 145 L2
Green Bay Packers(3) 5 3 1 .611 226 169 L1
Minnesota Vikings(4) 5 4 0 .556 187 198 W1
Atlanta Falcons(5) 5 4 0 .556 183 199 L2
St. Louis Cardinals(6) 5 4 0 .556 135 170 L1
Tampa Bay Buccaneers(7) 5 4 0 .556 158 178 W3
Detroit Lions(8) 4 5 0 .444 181 176 W1
New Orleans Saints 4 5 0 .444 129 160 W1
New York Giants 4 5 0 .444 164 160 W1
San Francisco 49ers 3 6 0 .333 209 206 L1
Chicago Bears 3 6 0 .333 141 174 L1
Philadelphia Eagles 3 6 0 .333 191 195 L1
Los Angeles Rams 2 7 0 .222 200 250 W1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1982 New Orleans Saints draftees". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved November 10, 2014. 
  2. ^ "1982 New Orleans Saints starters and roster". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved November 5, 2014. 

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