New Orleans Team Statistics

1956 New Orleans Opponent
First Downs by Rush-Pass-Pen-Total 99-168-0-267 119-133-0-252
Third Down Efficiency 74-200-37% 57-199-29%
Fourth Down Efficiency 9-18-50% 24-39-62%
Red Zone Efficiency (pts-poss-pct) 249-378-66% 212-287-74%
Total Offense-Plays-Avg Yards Per Play 4599-941-4.9 4276-951-4.5
Total Net Yards Rushing 1662 2032
Total Rushes 423 480
Average Per Rush 3.9 4.2
Passes Completed/Attempted 250/489 (51.1%) 204/445 (45.8%)
Net Yards Passing 2937 2244
Avg Yards Per Pass 6.4 5.4
Sacked/Yards Lost 29/186 26/159
Punts/Average 72/39.9 66/41.2
Punts Received/Return Yardage 32/140 34/42
Kickoffs/Returns 42/740 60/1250
Interceptions/Returns 35/284 28/310
Penalties/Yards 0/0 0/0
Total Fumbles/Fumbles Lost 23/14 30/16
Time of Possession 473 mins 34 secs 486 mins 26 secs
Average Drive Start NOS 34 OPP 28

Passing Stats

Att Comp Yds Comp % Yds/Att TD TD % INT INT % Long Sack Rating
1956 New Orleans
Johnny Unitas 489 250 3123 51.1 6.4 16 3.3 28 5.7 68 29/186 58.3

Rushing Stats

No Yds Avg Long TD 2 Pt Conv Fumbles/Lost
1956 New Orleans
John Hoffman 194 798 4.1 26 3 1 6/4
Johnny Unitas 98 346 3.5 34 7 0 7/3
Bobby A. Watkins 78 288 3.7 14 7 0 0/0
Joe Marconi 52 229 4.4 18 2 2 1/0
Jug Girard 1 1 1.0 1 0 0 0/0

Receiving Stats

No Yds Avg Long TD 2 Pt Conv
1956 New Orleans
Clyde Conner 92 1153 12.5 49 7 0
Billy Wilson 75 978 13.0 68 4 0
Dorne Dibble 39 661 16.9 64 4 0
John Hoffman 20 153 7.7 18 1 0
Joe Marconi 16 96 6.0 17 0 0
Pete Retzlaff 8 82 10.3 16 0 0

Field Goals

1-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Totals % Made
1956 New Orleans
Gordie Soltau 4/4 8/10 4/4 0/0 0/0 16/18 88.9
Sam Baker 2/3 0/0 4/9 0/0 0/0 6/12 50.0

Punting

No Avg Net Tb Inside 20 Long Blocked
1956 New Orleans
Sam Baker 71 40.4 38.2 6 40 63 1

Kickoff Returns

No Yds Avg Long TD
1956 New Orleans
Jack Losch 42 740 17.6 51 0

Punt Returns

Ret FC Yds Avg Long TD
1956 New Orleans
Jack Losch 32 11 140 4.4 19 0

Individual Defense

Tackles Sacks Fum Rec
1956 New Orleans
Cliff Livingston 128 3 1
Chuck Drazenovich 119 1 6
Volney Peters 62 3 0
Night Train Lane 61 1 0
Lindon Crow 57 0 1
Chuck Bednarik 54 3 1
Norb Hecker 43 1 0
Gil Mains 42 2 1
Dick Nolan 39 0 1
Tom Finnin 31 1 0
Andy Robustelli 30 9 0
Dorne Dibble 7 0 0
Duane Wardlow 3 2 1
Billy Wilson 0 0 3
Bobby A. Watkins 0 0 1
Jack Stroud 0 0 1
Larry Strickland 0 0 1
Johnny Unitas 0 0 2
John Hoffman 0 0 1
Don Boll 0 0 2
Jack Losch 0 0 1
Clyde Conner 0 0 1

Interceptions

No Yds Avg Long TD
1956 New Orleans
Night Train Lane 11 113 10.3 60 1
Lindon Crow 7 89 12.7 20 0
Dick Nolan 6 36 6.0 12 0
Norb Hecker 6 20 3.3 12 0
Chuck Drazenovich 4 26 6.5 13 0
Cliff Livingston 1 0 0.0 0 0