Brief History of the Team
The New Orleans Saints are a New Orleans American Football team which was established 54 years ago on 1 November 1966 after the National Football League awarded its 16th franchise to New Orleans. The Saints compete in the National Football League (NFL) as a member of the league’s National Football Conference (NFC) South division. The Saints as they are popularly known endured a difficult start playing American football because they went 20 consecutive seasons without a winning record or qualifying for the playoffs and they were of course one of the NFL’s least successful franchises. In their entire history, the New Orleans Saints have won a total of only 10 titles, 1 Super Bowl championships 2009 (XLIV), 1 Conference championships with NFC in 2009 and 8 Division championships.
What is their home stadium?
The Mercedes-Benz Superdome, which is popularly known as the Superdome, is a stadium located in New Orleans and it is the home venue for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League (NFL). The Mercedes-Benz Superdome is a unique stadium and hosts several events such as Super Bowls, Final Fours, major concerts, Monster Jam amongst others. It has a capacity of 73,208 expandable to 76,468.
Who is the coach?
Patrick Sean Payton is an American football coach and former player who is the head coach of the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League (NFL). Payton who is a former player started coaching aged 25 in 1988 with San Diego State and was hired as the New Orleans head coach in 2013 but he was also the head coach from 2006–2011.
Who are the team’s top 3 players?
Erik McCoy, Chauncey Gardner-Johnson and Marshon Lattimore are some of the most outstanding perfomers in the current season for New Orleans Saints.
How they performed last season?
The New Orleans Saints were unplayable in the NFC South division with a 13-3 record which ensured that they finished 1st in NFC South. The team made it to the Playoffs but they were defeated 26-20 by Minnesota Vikings.
How they are performing this season?
The Saints are leading in their own division, the NFC North, with a healthy 9-2 record after 11 games. It would be a great surprise if they fail to reach the Playoffs, but the question is will they go beyond the playoffs.