November 1, 1966
Super Bowl Championships:
NFC Western Division Championships:
NFC South Division Championships:
2006, 2009, 2011
(At Start of 2017 Season)
Retired Uniform Numbers:
#31 Jim Taylor
#81 Doug Atkins
- First Draft Choice: Les Kelley, FB, Alabama, 1967.
- First Regular-Season Game: A 27-13 loss to the Los Angeles Rams, 9/17/67.
- First Regular-Season Touchdown: A 94-yard kickoff return by John Gilliam, on the opening play of the Saints' first game, 9/17/67.
- First Regular-Season Win: A 31-24 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles, 11/5/67.
- First Winning Season: 1987 (12-3).
- First Playoff Appearance: A 44-10 loss to the Minnesota Vikings in the 1987 NFC Wild Card Playoff game.
- First Pro Bowl Selection: S Dave Whitsell, 1967.
- First to Rush For 100 Yards in a Game: Don McCall, 127 yards vs. the Washington Redskins, 9/22/68.
- First 1,000-Yard Rusher: Chuck Muncie, 1,198 yards (1979).
- First to Pass For 300 Yards in a Game: Billy Kilmer, 345 yards vs. the St. Louis Cardinals, 11/2/69.
- Most Yards Rushing, Career: Deuce McAllister, 6,096 yards (2001-08)
- Most Yards Passing, Career: Drew Brees, 43,685 yards (2006-2014).
- Most Receptions, Career: Marques Colston, 666 receptions (2006-2014).
- All-Time Leading Scorer: Morten Andersen, 1,318 points (1982-1994).
- Longest Field Goal: Tom Dempsey's 63-yard field goal vs. the Detroit Lions on 11/8/70, is still tied for an NFL record.
- It's a Fact: The Superdome roof covers 9.7 acres.