The New Orleans Saints fell to the Houston Oilers, 31 to 26, on October 3, 1976.

Final

HOU

Oilers

3-1-0

31

NO

Saints

1-3-0

26

Team

HOU

NO

1

7

0

2

3

6

3

21

3

4

0

17

Total

31

26

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st quarter

HOU

NO

Oilers

Ronnie Coleman 5-yard pass from Dan Pastorini (Skip Butler kick)

7

0

2nd quarter

HOU

NO

Saints

Richie Szaro 20-yard field goal

7

3

Oilers

Skip Butler 31-yard field goal

10

3

Saints

Richie Szaro 26-yard field goal

10

6

3rd quarter

HOU

NO

Saints

Richie Szaro 43-yard field goal

10

9

Oilers

Billy Johnson 9-yard pass from Dan Pastorini (Skip Butler kick)

17

9

Oilers

Ronnie Coleman 22-yard run (Skip Butler kick)

24

9

Oilers

C.L. Whittington 96-yard fumble return (Skip Butler kick)

31

9

4th quarter

HOU

NO

Saints

Tinker Owens 60-yard pass from Bobby Scott (Richie Szaro kick)

31

16

Saints

Richie Szaro 26-yard field goal

31

19

Saints

Henry Childs 4-yard pass from Bobby Douglass (Richie Szaro kick)

31

26