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1978 New Orleans Saints

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Record: 7-9-0, Finished 3rd in NFC West Division
NFL Season Summary

Scored 281 points (17.6/g), 16th of 28 in the NFL.
 Allowed 298 points (18.6/g), 16th.
 Differential of -17 points (-1.1/g), 16th.
 Expected W-L: 7.4-8.6.

 Record vs. Vegas Line: 10-6-0

 Takeaway/Giveaway Differential +10 (0.6/g), 2nd.

Simple Rating System: Total -1.7, Offense: -0.5, Defense: -1.2, SoS: -0.6, versus averages of 0.0.

Coached by Dick Nolan(7-9-0)
 Defensive Coordinator: Paul Wiggin

Team Executives


 Defensive Alignment: 4-3

Training Camp: Dodgertown (Vero Beach, Florida)

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