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Editor’s note: As part of NFL’s Greatest Quarterback, fans will decide the best QB in each team’s history.
Archie Manning: Manning is best known as Peyton and Eli‘s father, but Archie had quite a career with the Saints. He played 11 years in New Orleans and led the team to a 35-91-3 record.
Manning made two Pro Bowls in 1978 and 1979. The Saints never made the playoffs under Manning.
Bobby Hebert: Hebert was a local legend after growing up in Baton Rouge, La. and attending Northwestern State Louisiana. After playing two seasons in the USFL, Hebert came over to the NFL and led the Saints to a 2-4 record in six starts.
Hebert took over as the Saints’ full-time starter in 1987 when he led the team a 10-2 record. In seven years with the Saints Hebert went 49-26. The Saints made the playoffs three times in that span. He failed to win a postseason game.
Aaron Brooks: Brooks took over as the Saints’ starter in 2000, his second season in the league. He pushed the team to a playoff berth and...
BEST OF MAXIM
New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton told reporters,
including Larry Holder of NOLA.com, that he envisions veteran defensive end
Will Smith, linebacker Jonathan Vilma and safety Roman Harper on the team’s
roster next season.
However, Payton did offer a disclaimer:
"It's different now. There's an economic factor to it.
It's as simple as a household...
This will be a 'what if' post. Meaning: what if the team before the sSints had picked this guy and he had not fallen to the Saints. Who should we thank for this particular guy falling to the Saints?
Same rules apply. First picks between 1985 and 2010, and of course it must be a player at the same position being drafted before the guy the Saints drafted.
Darren Sproles, RB, New Orleans Saints
School: Kansas State
FANTASY FOOTBALL ANALYSIS
Am I the only one who completely forgets the fact that Sproles is about to turn 30 this year? Holy cow! Sproles still looks like he could out maneuver a bunny rabbit getting chased by a wolf. In fact I would like to challenge Mr. Darren...
Pat Yasinskas of ESPN.com reports that the New Orleans Saints have restructured the contract of defensive tackle Brodrick Bunkley.
Bunkley, 29 was set to make a base salary of $3.7 million in 2013, but the Saints converted $3 million of that figure into a signing bonus that will be paid out over the remainder of his contract. His salary will now $750,000.
This actually frees...
In a season where the New Orleans Saints (7-9) were not much of a factor and, got more negative publicity than positive, quarterback Drew Brees had a pretty darn good year. Some might say he had a record-breaking season. Entering week 5 of the 2012 NFL season, the Saints were 0-4 on the season and
The National Football Foundation, led by Archie Manning, announced the 2013 College Football Hall of Fame finalists ballot. There are 77 former superstars and five coaches up for vote.