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Old 25.09.2010, 06:40 PM
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Why do you support the Saints?
Im not a Saints fan although I do really like them for what they've been through
I really Drew Brees and Sean Payton especially now after reading their books
Also, I might be going to NO for the Saints-Steelers game, how is NO for family?
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Old 26.09.2010, 02:48 AM
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The question should be -

"Why not the Saints"
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Old 26.09.2010, 02:49 PM
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The question should be -

"Why not the Saints"
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I can think of about 30 years worth of reasons why not for most people.

For me it was an introduction of New Orleans at an early age by my dad taking me to see the Preservation Hall jazz band in the late 70's, when the NFL started being shown here i used to check on the Jets (having NY connects) and and the Saints, then when the Saints had their first real success in 87 I firmed my allegiance, and sealed it when the vikings booted us out of the playoffs Jan 3 1988. The fans didn't care about losing they were just happy about getting that far, it struck a chord and boom here i am today.
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Old 26.09.2010, 05:37 PM
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simply because i support st helens rugby league....it was only natural to pick a team called the saints
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Old 27.09.2010, 10:59 AM
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In 1995 I went travelling round various cities in the States. Whilst in NO I went to look at the stadium, as it is quite close to the city centre.

When I became interested in the NFL I chose the Saints because of the visit to the stadium, and also because of the great memories I had from my time in the Big Easy.

10 years worth of never being able to see them on the tv followed, but it turned out well in the end...
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I started during the 05 season. Although the Falcons game in 06 with the blocked punt and the emotion of the dome sealed me as a saints fan.

Having now been over to Nola I love the place and hope to go back as much as possible.
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have been a Saints fan since the 80's the Dome Patrol were the best set of linebackers i have ever seen shame we did not have the offence to go with them
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Became a Saints fan in '06 just after Katrina when they seemed to get a lot of air time and as there was nothing else on on a Sunday evening I fell in love with NFL. Loved all the attention that Reggie got despite his lack of production and as the first team I watched it had to be them that I support for the rest of my life!
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I grew up playing youth american football and was heavily into the Raiders!
But in 1997 I went to USA and ended up living and working in New Orleans!
Caught a game at the superdome against the chargers- it was after the dome patrol days sadly!
Was hooked then- Who dat?
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MODs could you move this into the above thread?
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