Saints Pro Bowl runner Reuben Mayes rips off some yardage against the Denver Broncos in 1988. The 42-0 trouncing of the Broncos remains one of the biggest one-sided victories in Saints history. Reuben had a big day with 115 yards on 25 carries and 1 score. … [Read more...] about Saints Versus Broncos! – Reuben Mayes has a Big Day
While his story may not be unique on, it is a sad one nevertheless. When Archie Manning was chosen in 1971 with the Saints 1st round pick expectations were high for the All-American redhead from Mississippi. His first ever NFL start ended with him boot-legging around the left end as time expired for a 24-20 upset of the Los Angeles Rams. Unfortunately, when he left 11 years … [Read more...] about Mr Saint – Quarterback Archie Manning
Punt Returner Mel Gray excels into the open field on one of his 2 punt returns against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the December 1987 contest that ended in a 44-34 Saints victory. It was the 6th straight victory that season and the 9th of the year. Gray finished with 203 total return yards on 5 returns that day. … [Read more...] about Saints Return Man Mel Gray
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