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What Do the Saints Mean to Us?

Let’s have a talk about memory and emotion: the past, the future, and what the Saints mean to us. Bradley What’s your earliest Saints memory? Ryan My memories of my beloved team aren’t nearly as deep or organized as yours so I’m not sure that’s the right question. For me, it’s more about what memory stands out most. I have hazy (and disappointing) memories of the late Jim Mora years (which ended when I was 10). I certainly remember the consternation of my father at Mike Ditka’s fateful Ricky Williams draft. I remember reading the newspaper on Sunday mornings (the
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A Kinda-Sorta Saints Fan Responds to the Question: What Do the New Orleans Saints Mean to You?

The second in a series answering the question: What do the Saints mean to me? by Alan Wheat Since those bastards left me, the occasional (see also: once) contributor to this here Saints-topia, out of their little discussion on New Orleans Saints fandom, I decided to weasel my way into my own piece about what the Black and Gold means to me. I have to boil it down to three memories, two of which aren’t that specific or even that related to the game itself. They both, however, have such an overwhelming personal and emotional connection with me that they help
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