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1989 New Orleans Saints season
Head Coach Jim Mora
General Manager Jim Finks
Home Field Louisiana Superdome
Results
Record 9–7
Place 3rd NFC West
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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The 1989 New Orleans Saints season was the franchise's 23rd season in the National Football League, and their fourteenth with home games at the Superdome. They failed to improve upon their 10–6 record from 1988 and instead finished at 9–7, missing the playoffs for the second straight season.

OffseasonEdit

NFL DraftEdit

1989 New Orleans Saints draft
Round Pick Player Position College Notes
1 19 Wayne Martin *  Defensive end Arkansas
2 46 Robert Massey *  Cornerback North Carolina Central
3 79 Kim Phillips  Defensive back North Texas
4 106 Michael Mayes  Defensive back LSU
5 133 Kevin Haverdink  Offensive tackle Western Michigan
6 159 Floyd Turner  Wide receiver Northwestern State
7 186 David Griggs  Linebacker Virginia
8 213 Fred Hadley  Wide receiver Mississippi State
9 246 Jerry Leggett  Linebacker Cal State Fullerton
10 273 Joe Henderson  Running back Iowa State
11 300 Calvin Nicholson  Defensive back Oregon State
12 327 Mike Cadore  Wide receiver Eastern Kentucky
      Made roster    *   Made at least one Pro Bowl during career

[1]

PersonnelEdit

StaffEdit

1989 New Orleans Saints staff
Front office
  • Owner/General Partner – Tom Benson
  • President/General Manager – Jim Finks
  • Vice President of Administration – Jim Miller
  • Director of Player Personnel – Bill Kuharich

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches

Special teams coaches

  • Special Teams – Joe Marciano

Strength and conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – Russell Paternostro

[2]

RosterEdit

1989 New Orleans Saints roster
Quarterbacks

Running backs

Wide receivers

Tight ends

Offensive linemen

Defensive linemen

Linebackers

Defensive backs

Special teams

Reserve lists


Practice squad



Rookies in italics

Regular seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 10, 1989 Dallas Cowboys W 28–0
66,977
2 September 17, 1989 at Green Bay Packers L 35–34
55,809
3 September 24, 1989 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers L 20–10
44,053
4 October 1, 1989 Washington Redskins L 16–14
64,358
5 October 8, 1989 San Francisco 49ers L 24–20
60,488
6 October 15, 1989 New York Jets W 29–14
59,521
7 October 22, 1989 at Los Angeles Rams W 40–21
57,567
8 October 29, 1989 Atlanta Falcons W 20–13
65,153
9 November 6, 1989 at San Francisco 49ers L 31–13
60,667
10 November 12, 1989 at New England Patriots W 28–24
47,680
11 November 19, 1989 at Atlanta Falcons W 26–17
53,173
12 November 26, 1989 Los Angeles Rams L 20–17
64,274
13 December 3, 1989 at Detroit Lions L 21–14
38,550
14 December 10, 1989 at Buffalo Bills W 22–19
70,037
15 December 18, 1989 Philadelphia Eagles W 30–20
59,218
16 December 24, 1989 Indianapolis Colts W 41–6
49,009

Game summariesEdit

Week 1Edit

by Quarter1234 Total
Cowboys 0 0 0 0 0
• Saints 7 14 0 7 28

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Week 6Edit

by Quarter1234 Total
Jets 0 7 0 7 14
• Saints 6 7 7 9 29

[4]


StandingsEdit

NFC West
view · talk · edit W L T PCT PF PA STK
San Francisco 49ers 14 2 0 .875 442 253 W5
Los Angeles Rams 11 5 0 .688 426 344 W2
New Orleans Saints 9 7 0 .563 386 301 W3
Atlanta Falcons 3 13 0 .188 279 437 L7
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Awards and recordsEdit

MilestonesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1989 New Orleans Saints draftees". Pro-Football-Reference.com. https://www.pro-football-reference.com/teams/nor/1989_draft.htm. Retrieved November 5, 2014.
  2. "All-Time Roster". NewOrleansSaints.com. http://www.neworleanssaints.com/team/history/all-time-roster.html. Retrieved February 28, 2011.
  3. Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2014-Feb-16.
  4. Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2014-Sep-18.
  5. (PDF) 2010 NFL Record and Fact Book. National Football League. p. 381. http://www.nfl.info/download/2010%20NFL%20Record%20and%20Fact%20Book.pdf. Retrieved February 25, 2011.
  6. NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book. Workman Publishing Company. p. 447. ISBN 0-7611-2480-2.
  7. NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book. Workman Publishing Company. p. 436. ISBN 0-7611-2480-2.

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