I say it every once in a while still- enjoy the Golden Age of Saints football while it is here!
1967-1986: 90-200 no playoff appearances
exclude 7 years of the shoulda-coulda-woulda Mora era
1993-2005: 85-123 one playoff loss
That's 33 years totaling 175-323 and one playoff loss. That's a .351 winning pct., which would translate to an average of 5.6 wins per year in a 16 game schedule (14game season until '77). That means that for every year the team hit .500 they had a 3 win season.
THAT was The Black Ages
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37 years, 5 winning seasons, one playoff appearance. Then when the golden age hit- 41 years, 33 winning seasons, 26 playoff seasons, 6 Lombardis in 8 SB appearances.
This post was edited on 2/17 at 9:44 pm