Week 13 had just concluded and for the first time in almost 10 years the New Orleans Saints were entertaining hopes of a first ever playoff appearance. They had just beat-down of the Buccaneers to the tune of 44-34. It was the sixth straight win and their record was 9-3. The best the Who Dat Nation had ever seen up to that point. The picture above shows defensive lineman … [Read more...] about 1987 New Orleans Saints Defense! Sack!!
The LSU graduate played 9 seasons with New Orleans and finished with 532 catches,7854 yards and 48 touchdowns. He led the Saints in receiving 7 of those years and was named to the Pro Bowl in 1988. Here he is making a big catch against Tampa Bay. That game he had 2 catches for 101 yards. … [Read more...] about Saints Receiver Eric Martin Makes a Catch in 1987
This picture is from 1987 preseason game against the Houston Oilers. Bobby Hebert played the entire game in relief of starter Dave Wilson who was sidelined with a sore back. By the beginning of the season Hebert was the starting quarterback. … [Read more...] about Bobby Hebert | 1987 Preseason
When the 1987 NFL season rolled around New Orleans Saints were finally given something to cheer about. Probably one of the biggest reasons to be proud was the ferocious defense that Jim Mora had assembled. At the forefront was the Dome Patrol. The 4 linebackers that would forever be enshrined in Who Dat history. … [Read more...] about Vaughan Johnson | 1987
A third round draft pick from Maryland in 1983 John Tice fit perfectly in Jim Mora's ball-control offense that saw the Saints make a string of playoff appearances in the late 80s and early 90s. Primarily a blocking tight end he played 10 seasons in New Orleans and is still #4 for All-Time receptions and among Saints Tight-Ends in team history. He is also the #5 Tight-End for … [Read more...] about John Tice | New Orleans Saints Tight End 1983-1992