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New Orleans Saints Records

Listed below are New Orleans Saints Records, Firsts, Odds & Ends.

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: George Rogers, 4,267 yards (1981-1984).

Most Yards Passing, Career: Archie Manning, 21,734 yards (1971-1982).

Most Receptions, Career: Eric Martin, 532 receptions (1985-1993).

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.

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