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Tom Benson donates record $11 million to Pro Football Hall of Fame

I have to admit, when I first read this my immediate thought was: “who over in Canton has naked photos of Benson?” I have no idea what his true angle is here but I’m going to throw out that Morten Andersen probably has a 25% greater chance of being the third Saint in the Hall of Fame (after Rickey Jackson and Willie Roaf) thanks to this move. Tom Benson donates record $11 million...
Via The Saints Nation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

26 Semifinalists For The 2015 Pro Football Hall Of Fame Class

The 26 semifinalists for the 2015 Pro Football Hall of Fame class have been announced. Morten Andersen Steve Atwater Jerome Bettis Tim Brown Isaac Bruce Don Coryell Roger Craig Terrell Davis Tony Dungy Kevin Greene Charles Haley Marvin Harrison Torry Holt Joe Jacoby Edgerrin James Jimmy Johnson Mike Kenn Ty Law John Lynch Kevin Mawae Karl Mecklenburg Orlando Pace Junior Seau Will...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Morten Andersen, Kevin Mawae among semifinalists for Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2015

List will be reduced to 15 finalists in January
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
9 days ago

Pro Football HOF unveiling semifinalists for 2015

The NFL Network and the Pro Football Hall of Fame will unveil the 25 semifinalists still eligible for the Courtesy of the Pro Football Hall of Fame Pro Football Hall of Fame’s 2015 class. We’ll update this post shortly after the announcement. We wanted to get something posted now so you could begin discussing the names here. Among the likely semifinalists are nine players and...
Via Zone Blitz
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Colts’ Adam Vinatieri joins 2,100-point club, sets record

Tweet Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri has become the fourth member of the NFL’s 2,100-point club. Vinatieri accomplished the feat with a 31-yard field goal with 4:19 left in the first quarter Sunday night against his former team, New England. The only other players to top 2,100 points are Morten Andersen, Gary Anderson and Jason Hanson. Vinatieri now has 2,104 points. At age 41...
Via Los That Sports Blog
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Indianapolis' Vinatieri joins 2,100-point club

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri has become the fourth member of the NFL's 2,100-point club. Vinatieri accomplished the feat with a 31-yard field goal with 4:19 left in the first quarter Sunday night against his former team, New England. The only other players to top 2,100 points are Morten Andersen, Gary Anderson and Jason Hanson. Vinatieri now has 2,101 points...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

PFS Mount Rushmore Series: New Orleans Saints

The New Orleans Saints have not had much success until recent years, narrowing down the timetable for potential all-timers. It wasn’t until the team’s 21st year of existence that the Saints achieved a winning record – and it would take another 13 years (in 2000) for the “Aint’s” to finally make it past the Wild Card round of the playoffs. With that being said, the four...
Via Pro Football Spot
July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 101 All Time Saints Players, 1-9

Our final segment on the top 101 Saints players of all time finally comes to a close and most of these last ones should be of no surprise. Thanks for reading along, this has been a really fun feature for me to revisit some of the greats in team history. Hopefully you’ve enjoyed it as well. So before I reveal the final 9 I want to mention a few guys that are rated in the top 60...
Via The Saints Nation
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

In honor of FIFA World Cup, best kickers in Saints’ history

With Thursday’s all important World Cup match between the United States and Germany in part determining who moves onto the knockout round of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, I was wondering about the evolution of the kicker position in the NFL. Of course I knew the “soccer style” of kicking the football had become the common technique for NFL kickers long ago. Upon researching further...
Via cover32 - Saints
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

10 best NFL players not in the Hall of Fame

It’s very difficult to get in the NFL Hall of Fame and the process isn’t always fair. A number of players are still waiting to have their name called. These ten players in particular are knocking on the door and we should expect them to be called within the next few years. 10. Kevin Greene, OLB, Los Angeles Rams (1985-1992), Pittsburgh Steelers (1993-1995), San Francisco 49ers...
Via This Given Sunday
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Ten best players not in the NFL Hall of Fame

It’s very difficult to get in the NFL Hall of Fame and the process isn’t always fair. A number of players are still waiting to have their name called. These ten players in particular are knocking on the door and we should expect them to be called within the next few years. 10. Kevin Greene, OLB, Los Angeles Rams (1985-1992), Pittsburgh Steelers (1993-1995), San Francisco 49ers...
Via Bloguin Best
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Black and Gold 'superstars' headed to draft to represent Saints

The New Orleans Saints will be represented by two unforgettable, yet very different, personalities this week when the NFL Draft unfolds inside Radio City Music Hall in New York: super-fan Leroy "Whistle-Monsta" Mitchell and Hall of Fame placekicker Morten Andersen. Mitchell is a 20-year season-ticket holder normally easily recognized for the black and gold whistle head...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Pro Football Hall Of Fame Class Of 2014 To Be Decided On Saturday

The Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2014 will be announced later on today and three of the 15  modern era finalists have connections to the Pittsburgh Steelers as Jerome Bettis, Kevin Greene and Tony Dungy are all up for election. A maximum of five modern-era candidates along with as many as two senior members are selected by earning 80% of the votes from the 46-member selection...
Via Steelers Depot
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Hall of Fame Finalists Announced

Fifteen men were selected to possibly enter in as the 2014 Pro Football Hall of Fame class. Here’s the complete list of modern-era finalists. Morten Andersen Jerome Bettis Derrick Brooks Tim Brown Edward DeBartolo Tony Dungy Kevin Greene Charles Haley Marvin Harrison Walter Jones John Lynch Andre Reed Will Shields Michael Strahan Aeneas Williams Some feel that Walter Jones will...
Via StraitPinkie.com
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

The 25 Semifinalists For The 2014 Pro Football Hall of Fame Class

The NFL announced the 25 semifinalists for the 2014 Pro Football Hall of Fame Class Thursday night. Here’s the list candidates. Morten Andersen Steve Atwater Jerome Bettis Derrick Brooks Tim Brown Don Coryell Roger Craig Terrell Davis Edward DeBartolo, Jr. Tony Dungy Kevin Greene Charles Haley Marvin Harrison Joe Jacoby Jimmy Johnson Walter Jones John Lynch Karl Mecklenburg...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss
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