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.
The Dome Patrol
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.
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.
A 4-time Pro Bowler Sam Mills played for the Saints from 1986 till 1994.
The 1992 Pat Swilling Upper Deck Trading Card
The New Orleans Saints defense had 6 sacks in the 1991 home game against Tampa Bay. Here is Frank Warren takes down Buc quarterback Chris Chandler
Picture of the 1988 New Orleans Saints defense stopping Ron Brown of the Rams in the memorable upset that year.
Lions quarterback Rodney Peete is taken down by Saints All-Pro lineman Wayne Martin.
In the 1989 season opener against Dallas, the Dome Patrol gave a hearty welcome to Cowboy rookie quarterback Troy Aikmen with 2 sacks, 2 interceptions and a 28-0 shutout. Here Hershel Walker is dropped behind the line by noseguard Patrick Swoopes. Walker had a total of 10 yards rushing in the whole game. 1989 saw […]
Rickey Jackson, Sam Mills, Pat Swilling and Vaughn Johnson. The 4 New Orleans Saint linebackers of the 1980s and 1990s that made up the Dome Patrol.