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 SportsNola.com for the article.
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.
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.
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.
Another article in the All-Time Saints Players Series at BigEasyBeliever.com 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.
New Orleans Saints Linebacker and Dome Patrol member Vaughan Johnson played 8 seasons with the Saints and played in 4 Pro Bowls. Another portrait by New Orleans artist Bob Graham.