The New Orleans Saints got their start in 1967. The Saints played home games at Tulane Stadium up until the 1975 NFL season. That year, the team moved to the newly-constructed Louisiana Superdome (now the Mercedes-Benz Superdome).
In 1986, Head Coach Jim Mora joined the Saints. The following season they finished 12-3, their first-ever winning season, and made the playoffs for the first time in franchise history, but ultimately lost to the Minnesota Vikings 44–10.
The 1990s laid way to the “Dome Patrol,” a nickname earned by the strong defensive teams. In 1991, the Saints made another playoff appearance, and scored their first division title. Under Mora, the Saints made the playoffs four times.
In the new Millennium, Jim Haslett led the Saints to the 2000 playoffs and defeated the St. Louis Rams for the team”s first ever playoff win. In 2006, Head Coach Sean Payton led the Saints to the NFL South title and an NFL Championship Game appearance. Three years later, the Saints made history.
In 2009, the team won a franchise-record 13 games, qualified for Super Bowl XLIV and defeated the AFC champion Indianapolis Colts 31–17. By achieving a record of 13–0 with a win over the Atlanta Falcons
, the Saints marked their best start to a season in franchise history. The result clinched an NFC playoff berth and a bye in the first round of the playoffs.
Amidst a golden age of success, the Saints qualified for the playoffs in four out of five seasons between 2009 and 2013, winning two division titles and Super Bowl XLIV. The Saints have fierce divisional rivals in the Atlanta Falcons, Carolina Panthers and Tampa Bay Buccaneers
. The match-up with the Bucs is often referred to as the “Battle of the Gulf Coast.”
On January 4, 2014, the Saints recorded their first road playoff win in franchise history over the Philadelphia Eagles 26-24.
Whether it”s on home turf or out of town, the New Orleans Saints are a great football experience for the whole family! Experience the action live at Mercedes-Benz Superdome, formerly Louisiana Superdome, when you buy your New Orleans Saints tickets now!