Here’s Tom Fears and the rest of the first coaching staff the New Orleans Saints
Sound bytes from the opening Saints game at Tulane Stadium in 1967.
New Orleans Saints – Los Angeles Rams in 1967. Merlin Olsen gets pressure on Billy Kilmer
Danny Abramowicz makes a diving catch against the Eagles in 1967.
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 water-color painting of the original New Orleans Saints team uniform of 1967. Thanks to Heritage Sports Arts for permission to share it.
A short highlights video of the New Orleans Saints sidelines during their first ever NFL exhibition game in 1967 against the Los Angeles Rams at Anaheim Stadium. Saints head coach Tom Fears seems to be the focus as NFL Films producer Ed Sabol lends commentary.
Old Film Footage of the 1967 New Orleans Saints.
Billy Kilmer gets off a pass amid a Dallas Cowboy pass rush in 1967 New Orleans Saints action.
The New Orleans Saints began their NFL play in 1967 with a complement of cast-offs and misfits of other teams and finished the season with a 3 wins the most yet for an NFL expansion team. Here are some highlights of that inaugural first year of the New Orleans Saints.