Remembering Who the 1967 New Orleans Saints Were

New Orleans Saints on cover of Sports Illustrated 1967

An write-up on the first players of the New Orleans Saints – a little bit of info on who they were and what happened to many of them. Thanks to Sports writer Rene Nadeau at for the article.

Jonathan Vilma. A Portrait of the Saints Linebacker by Nick Keiser

A Portrait of New Orleans Saints Linebacker Jonathan Vilma by Sports Artist Nick Keiser

A portrait of the New Orleans Saints Super Bowl linebacker by talented sports artist Nick Keiser. The latest of my newest category here at NO Saints History depicting Saints Team Art.

Saints History 101: Featuring Jeff Groth

Saints History 101 - Receiver Jeff Groth

A short Saints You Tube video highlighting New Orleans Saints wide receiver Jeff Groth. Groth had played for Houston Oilers and joined the Saints when Bum Phillips became head coach in 1981 and stayed with the team until 1985. He lead the team in receiving 1982 & 1983.

Morten Andersen will join New Orleans Saints Ring of Honor in 2015

New Orleans Saints Kicker Morten

Former All-Pro NFL kicker Morten Andersen will be inducted into the New Orleans Saints Ring of Honor in recognition for his accomplishments both on and off the playing field during his 25 year NFL Career. He joins former Saints players Rickey Jackson, Archie Manning and William Roaf.

Top 10 Saints Defensive Players of All-Time

Sam Mills ofthe New Orleans Saints

Another article in the All-Time Saints Players Series at covering the All-Time Best Defensive Players in New Orleans Saints History and it lists some of the defensive greats we have. And while I agree totally with sports writer Barry Hirstius, I wish the list could have included a couple of other names like Linebacker Joe Federspiel and NFL Legend Doug Atkins but hey, you can only have so many.