Through the Years - Saints vs. Patriots

With the big Saints vs. Patriots game happening tonight, let's take a look back at how these two have matched up over the years.

The Patriots lead the overall series 8 - 3.  Here are the year by year results.

December 10, 1972 - Patriots 17 @ Saints 10

  • QBs: Patriots - Jim Plunkett / Saints - Archie Manning
  • Leading Rushers: Patriots - John Ashton (51 yards) / Saints - Bob Gresham (54 yards)
  • Coaches: Patriots - John Mazur / Saints - J.D. Roberts

December 5, 1976 - Saints 6 @ Patriots 27

  • QBs: Patriots - Steve Grogan / Saints - Bobby Douglass
  • Leading Rushers: Patriots - Don Calhoun (113 yards) / Saints - Tony Galbreath ( 41 yards)
  • Coaches: Patriots - Chuck Fairbanks / Saints - Hank Stram

December 21, 1980 - Patriots 38 @ Saints 27

  • QBs: Patriots - Matt Cavanaugh / Saints - Archie Manning
  • Leading Rushers: Patriots - Don Calhoun (113 yards) / Saints - Archie Manning (27 yards)
  • Coaches: Patriots - Ron Erhardt / Saints - Dick Stanfel

December 4, 1983 - Saints 0 @ Patriots 7

  • QBs: Patriots - Tony Eason / Saints - Ken Stabler
  • Leading Rushers: Patriots - Mosi Tatupu (128 yards) / Saints - Wayne Wilson (67 yards)
  • Coaches: Patriots - Ron Meyer / Saints - Bum Phillips

November 30, 1986 - Patriots 21 @ Saints 20

  • QBs: Patriots - Tony Eason / Saints - Dave Wilson
  • Leading Rushers: Patriots - Craig James (5 yards) / Rueben Mayes (157 yards)
  • Coaches: Patriots - Raymond Berry / Saints - Jim Mora

November 12, 1989 - Saints 28 @ Patriots 24

  • QBs: Patriots - Steve Grogan / Saints - Bobby Hebert
  • Leading Rushers: Patriots - Bob Perryman (40 yards) / Dalton Hilliard (106 yards)
  • Coaches: Patriots - Raymond Berry / Saints - Jim Mora

November 8, 1992 - Patriots 14 @ Saints 31

  • QBs: Patriots - Tom Hodson & Scott Zolak / Saints - Bobby Hebert
  • Leading Rushers: Patriots - Leonard Russell (31 yards) / Saints - Vaughn Dunbar (52 yards)
  • Coaches: Patriots - Dick MacPherson / Saints - Jom Mora

December 3, 1995 - Saints 31 @ Patriots 17

  • QBs: Patriots - Drew Bledsoe / Saints - Jim Everett
  • Leading Rushers: Patriots - Curtis Martin (112 yards) / Mario Bates (123 yards)
  • Coaches: Patriots - Bill Parcells / Saints - Jim Mora

October 4, 1998 - Patriots 30 @ Saints 27

  • QBs: Patriots - Drew Bledsoe / Saints - Danny Wuerffel
  • Leading Rushers: Patriots - Robert Edwards (97 yards) / Saints - Lamar Smith (22 yards)
  • Coaches: Patriots - Pete Carroll / Saints - Mike Ditka

November 25, 2001 - Saints 17 @ Patriots 34

  • QBs: Patriots - Tom Brady / Saints - Aaron Brooks
  • Leading Rushers: Patriots - Antowain Smith (111 yards) / Saints - Aaron Brooks (65 yards)
  • Coaches: Patriots - Bill Bellichick / Saints - Jim Haslett

November 20, 2005 - Saints 17 @ Patriots 24

  • QBs: Patriots - Tom Brady / Saints - Aaron Brooks
  • Leading Rushers: Patriots - Heath Evans (74 yards) / Saints - Antowain Smith (32 yards)
  • Coaches: Patriots - Bill Bellichick / Saints - Jim Haslett

So there you have it.  The history of the Saints vs. the Patriots.  And your pick for tonight is...?

 

 

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