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"Hello, commissioner's office?"
That's not what "Hollywood" Joe Horn said on the call he jokingly placed during a 2003 beatdown of the New York Giants but they heard the Saints wideout loud and clear.
After Horn caught the second of his four touchdowns that night, he pulled out a flip phone and dialed either 911 or...
Here’s a quick graph of the greatest Saints receivers in terms of receptions (minimum 100) and yards per catch. I feel like Joe Horn somehow gets overlooked these days, but this plot shows why he shouldn’t be. Same with Eric Martin, especially given the era he played in. Data from Pro Football Reference.
It’s been over 10 years since Joe Horn’s infamous cell phone celebration. TEN. YEARS.
Horn has been officially retired since 2010 but he’s hardly stepped away from football. In 2011 he joined a group of 11 other players that filed a lawsuit against the NFL alleging that the league failed to adequately head injuries in spite of prevailing medical evidence.
Away from football...