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No Sean Payton on Saints’ Mount Rushmore?

On Thursday cover32′s Carl Pfeiffer released his ‘Mount Rushmore’s’ for all 32 NFL teams, essentially picking the four most influential faces in each organization’s history to place on an ornamental bust. Pfeiffer’s display includes: Drew Brees, Deuce McAllister, Willie Roaf, and Ricky Jackson. Assuming the pool of faces chosen includes only players, then you can have...
Via cover32 - Saints
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Saints unveil Ring of Honor in Superdome

The names Archie Manning, Rickey Jackson and Willie Roaf now have a permanent place in the Superdome, ringing the home field of the NFL team with which they spent the best years of their careers. The Saints formally unveiled their own ''Ring of Honor'' at halftime of Sunday night's game against the Dallas Cowboys, and the three former stars were on the field...
Via AP on Fox
November 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Archie Manning, Rickey Jackson, Willie Roaf will be added to the Saints ring of honor

The New Orleans Saints have announced that they plan on adding Rickey Jackson, Archie Manning and Willis Roaf to their ring of honor during November 10th’s game against the Cowboys. The New Orleans Saints announced today their inaugural class for the team’s Ring of Honor that will pay tribute to former players and administrators who have played significant roles both on-the-field...
Via Pro Football Zone
November 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Conor McGregor Had A Pretty Fun Time At The Strip Club With Willie Roaf

After UFC featherweight Conor McGregor earned a unanimous decision victory over Max Holloway at UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs. Sonnen, it was revealed that he had torn his ACL, and that sucks because every day that the UFC exists without McGregor being able to fight is a terrible day. One of the best, most charismatic young fighters in the UFC today, McGregor recently told Ariel Helwani...
Via With Leather
October 07, 2013  |  Discuss

McGregor parties with Willie Roaf

UFC featherweight Conor McGregor might be spending his days in rehab trying to get his knee back to full health after knee surgery, but he's taking his nights to a whole new kind of physical therapy. The outspoken Irishman took to Twitter on Friday to reveal his most recent trip out into the city where he was joined by 2012 NFL Hall of Fame inductee Willie Roaf for a visit to...
Via Fox Sports
October 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Who Will be the First Hall of Famer Born in the 1980s?

The amount of Pro Football Hall of Famers born in the 1970s has doubled.Pictured above are Larry Allen (1971), Warren Sapp (1972), and Jonathan Ogden (1974), along with their 2013 Hall of Fame contemporaries. They join fellow seventies-born players Willie Roaf (1970), Curtis Martin and Marshall Faulk (both born 1973) in the hallowed halls of Canton.It's no newsflash that we age...
Via Football Nation
August 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Saints Nation: Saints' Top 10 1st Round Picks in Team History

It's my duty to go back to being positive after dropping the 5 worst draft picks ever in Saints' history on you this week. So I'm going to give you my favorite picks, but in two segments. I'll start with the top 10 1st round picks today, and then I'll share my top 10 picks outside of the first round, both of which should yield interesting results. 10. Chuck...
Via The Saints Nation
February 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Willie Roaf and Torii Hunter Host “Big Easy Super Lounge” During Super Bowl Week

  Hall Of Famer Willie Roaf and MLB Star Torii Hunter will host the “Big Easy Super Lounge” , a dynamite Super Bowl XLVII event, in New Orleans, at The Old U.S. Mint Building, 400 Esplanade Ave. Entertainment by Celebrity DJ’s Big Tigger, Spinderella of Salt-N-Pepa, DJ Diagnosis and popular local DJ Captain Charles. The event will open on Thursday, January 31 at 7 pm promoting...
Via BlackSportsOnline
January 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Buy NFL Legend Willie Roaf’s California Mansion For $2.4 Million

There’s no debate that Willie Roaf is one of the greatest offensive lineman in NFL history. The big fella played in the league for 13 years and eventually bought an insane mansion in Villa Park, California. He bought the place back in 2008 for a cool $2.15 million and ended up putting it on the market earlier this year for $2.95 million. Looks like there weren’t many nibbles...
Via Busted Coverage
December 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Buccaneers crushed on road by Saints

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Tampa Bay receiver Mike Williams was wide open as he broke for the end zone, then watched a pass from Josh Freeman sail far beyond his reach. On the next play, Freeman hit New Orleans defensive back Rafael Bush in the numbers for an easy interception. It was that type of day for Freeman and the Bucs, whose fading playoff hopes ended Sunday in by far their most...
Via Fox Sports Florida
December 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Assessing Buffalo Bills WR Andre Reed's 2013 Pro Football Hall of Fame Odds

The Pro Football Hall of Fame welcomed its newest class this past weekend, as Willie Roaf, Chris Doleman, Cortez Kennedy, Dermontti Dawson, Curtis Martin and Jack Butler made up the Class of 2012. And for the seventh straight year, former Buffalo Bills wide receiver Andre Reed had to watch from home instead of taking his rightful place in the Canton, Ohio, facility. Reed was...
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August 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Assessing Buffalo Bills WR Andre Reed’s 2013 Pro Football Hall of Fame Odds

The Pro Football Hall of Fame welcomed its newest class this past weekend, as Willie Roaf, Chris Doleman, Cortez Kennedy, Dermontti Dawson, Curtis Martin and Jack Butler made up the Class of 2012. And for the seventh straight year, former Buffalo Bills wide receiver Andre Reed had to watch from home instead of taking his [...] [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website...
Via Next Level Sports Network
August 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Pro Football Hall of Fame Parade on FOX Sports Ohio

FOX Sports Ohio will be airing the Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival Timken Grand Parade from 6-8pm on this Sunday, August 12. The parade took place this past Saturday, August 4 in Canton, Ohio. This years inductees included Jack Butler, Dermontti Dawson, Chris Doleman, Cortez Kennedy, Curtis Martin and Willie Roaf all of whom will now call Canton, Ohio their home...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
August 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Saints cap good stay with 17-10 win over Cardinals

The bronze busts were impressive. Willie Roaf was magnanimous. And Drew Brees? Same as always. It added up to a great weekend for a team that really needed one about now. Brees produced a touchdown on his only series in the Hall of Fame game Sunday night, leading the New Orleans Saints to a 17-10 victory over the Arizona Cardinals that topped off a fine time. ''Just to...
Via AP on Fox
August 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Saints QBs shine as Cardinals QB Kevin Kolb is hurt again during the NFL’s Hall of Fame game

CANTON, Ohio-Hall of Fame Weekend means so much to the NFL for a variety of reasons. For fans it signals the true start of the new season. To read this complete recap of Hall of Fame weekend which includes video and details on the impact of Kevin Kolb's injury on the Cardinals QB battle, please click the link below.
Via Players View
August 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Saints Sunday Dinner: Meat-Roaf a la Canton

Someone looks a little hungry for meat-roaf After months of this most awful of offseasons, the football gods have finally graced the Who Dat Nation with the beginning of football season and what a way to ring in the new season with the induction of former Saint Left Tackle and all-around fantastic gentleman, Willie Roaf, into the hallowed halls of Canton. Native of Pine Bluff, Arkansas...
Via Chicks in the Huddle
August 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Saints Nation: Willie Roaf Enshrined Into Hall of Fame

It's been an amazing weekend for me so far in Canton. I've included some pictures on twitter if you follow my feed to share the experience as much as possible with you. I met several players, staff members and coaches and most were very friendly and accomodating. I have to say Joe Vitt was probably the best experience of the bunch (pictured). He was very engaging, asked me...
Via The Saints Nation
August 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Simply the Best

One of the great things about being an NFL fan is arguing back and forth – as to who’s the best. When those discussions arise in regards to offensive linemen, there are two names that always come up - former Cincinnati Bengal Anthony Munoz and newly bronzed hall of famer and former Kansas City Chief, Willie Roaf.
Via kan.scout.com
August 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Martin's candid speech caps HOF ceremony

CANTON, Ohio A night of humility at the Pro Football Hall of Fame ended with 28 minutes of inspiration. That somehow seems more than appropriate. The 2012 class of inductees Willie Roaf, Jack Butler, Chris Doleman, Cortez Kennedy, Dermontti Dawson and Curtis Martin enjoyed their moment, but none wallowed in it. And the most moving and emotional speech of all was not a player...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
August 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Doleman leads close Hall of Fame class

CANTON, Ohio (AP) -- The linemen led the way as they always do, accepting their inductions into the Pro Football Hall of Fame with an abundance of humility. Curtis Martin finished the evening by supplying plenty of tears. The last of the six players to have their bronze busts unveiled Saturday night, Martin used the big stage to recall his rough life, his mother's pain and his...
Via Fox Sports North
August 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Willie Roaf Inducted Into Pro Football Hall of Fame

Willie Roaf Enshrined
Via Halestorm Sports
August 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Jack Butler went from low profile into HOF

Jack Butler didn't play football in high school. He picked up the game in college at St. Bonaventure and entered the NFL as an undrafted player in 1951, just another guy filling out the Pittsburgh Steelers' roster. He's not just another player anymore. Butler was the second of six players inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday night. Running back Curtis...
Via AP on Fox
August 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Chiefs LT Willie Roaf goes into Hall of Fame

CANTON, Ohio (AP) -- Willie Roaf was tough to get around, an extraordinary blocker at tackle. He was impossible to ignore for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Roaf was the first player inducted Saturday in a six-man group that included four linemen. Dermontti Dawson, Chris Doleman and Cortez Kennedy joined him, along with running back Curtis Martin and cornerback Jack Butler. Roaf...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
August 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Saints play 1st game without suspended coach

The Saints haven't seemed all that far removed from suspended coach Sean Payton. When they walked into their indoor practice facility last month, they saw a large mural of the coach glaring at them with the message ''Do your job'' - his parting words before starting a one-season penalty for the team's bounty scandal. That's not all. Payton got the NFL...
Via AP on Fox
August 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Sean Payton attending Hall induction

Suspended New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton will be attending the Pro Football Hall of Fame induction ceremony Saturday night. Payton requested and was given permission by the NFL to attend the ceremony that includes the enshrinement of former Saints player Willie Roaf. League spokesman Greg Aiello said Friday that Payton also can be at a private reception for Roaf, but cannot...
Via Fox Sports
August 04, 2012  |  Discuss

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