A picture of Hall of Fame Linebacker and Leader of the Dome Patrol Ricky Jackson from his 1988 4-sack game against the Detroit Lions.
Past Saint Players
Continuing with the Top 10 Worst Free Agents signed by the New Orleans Saints, we now come to an addition during the Jim Haslett years of hte early 2000s, Corner Back Dale Carter.
We continue with Allen Ulrich’s Top 10 Worst Free Agent signings. Now, the #7 pick – Offensive Lineman Wally Williams who played for the Saints from 1999 to 2002.
Allen Ulrich, co-member of the Under the Dome Podcast on YouTube posted his Top 10 Worst Free Agent Signings by the Saints in a series on the channel’s Facebook Page. With his permission we’ll be re-posting those articles here on New Orleans Saints History. Here is his #8 Choice – Former Eagles Cornerback Eric Allen.
A period of New Orleans Saints history that deserves much attention. The “Faith, Hope and Bum” Days. O.A. Bum Phillips to this day remains a favorite among Saints fans.
In celebration of Tonight’s Monday Night Game, here’s a pic of Steve Gleason’s famous punt block of the Falcons on that 2006 Game 10 years ago that opened the Super Dome after the tradegy of Hurricane Katrina.
Shared an informative article from BigEasyBeliever.com on the Top 5 Career Sack Leaders in New Orleans Saints History – Frank Warren – Will Smith – Pat Swilling – Wayne Martin and Rickey Jackson.
Repost of article at BigEasyBeliever.com of the passing away of former New Orleans Saints Tight End Henry Childs who passed away yesterday at the age of 65.
Who remembers Pig Goff? A solid back-up defensive lineman for the New Orleans Saints in the 90s. Here is picture of him putting pressure on Steeler Quarterback Bubby Brister in the 1990 game against Pittsburgh in the Super Dome.
Ricky Jackson remains probably the most prolific defender in New Orleans Saints History. He played 13 seasons and started 195 for still holds the All-Time Saints team record for Sacks in a Career. Named to the Hall of Fame in 2010.
This watercolor of Dave Whitsell, one of the original New Orleans Saints of 1967 is the latest edition to the New Orleans Saints Art category here at New Orleans History.
An awesome video that highlights the explosive run game that Deuce McAllister and Reggie Bush provided during the 2006 New Orleans Saints Season.
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.
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.