New Orleans Saints Logo – The New Orleans Saints are a team in the NFL from the city of New Orleans, Louisiana. Founded in 1967 and played in the Louisiana Superdome. The team is part of the Southern Division of the National Conference. They won the first championship game of the NFL in Super Bowl XLIV held in Miami, before the Indianapolis Colts 31-17. Saints quarterback, Drew Brees was named the most valuable player of the match.
The life of the New Orleans Saints is one of the most sustained in the league since its inception, when they played at Tulane Stadium, to the rest of his story, but also has achievements that are important to them in which they stand having reached the postseason in 1987, the years 1990 and 1992 being the 1991 won the title in the NFC West (in the old format) but did not win a playoff game or during those years. In his first 10 seasons the team had 10 runners showing the weakness of the team Runninbacks. To make matters worse in 1980 the Saints had the worst season in its history that was of 1-16 whose only win was so tight at the New York Jets by 21-20 in Week 15. That team was nicknamed as the “aints” and that saints had nothing.
The Saints also have the honor of having the record for longest field goal in NFL history, which would be scored by Tom Dempsey was a distance of 63 yards in the late 60′s but using boots that years later they would be banned in the NFL. A pricipios 80 ‘Saints also brought another excellent kicker, the Dane who came as an exchange student at EE. States. Morten Andersen, the best kicker in the history of the Saints and one of the best in the NFL in 1995 signed the Atlanta Falcons, something that fans of New Orleans did not like at all. In 2012 the Saints faced the San Francisco 49ers in the Clandestick Park in a thrilling match they lost 36-32, this game made them continue their streak of any playoff game won in visitor.