Fleur-de-Links: May 17, 2011

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The Value Of Shaun Rogers Not To Be Overlooked Inside Saints Defense

Saints DT Shaun Rogers (Source:beargoggleson.com) The New Orleans Saints were able to make one good move in free agency before the expiration of the CBA, and subsequent lockout of the NFL’s players by their respective teams at the direction of the league. … [visit site to read more]

Sammy Knight is named to the New Orleans Saints Hall of Fame

Published: Tuesday, May 17, 2011, 12:15 PM Updated: Tuesday, May 17, 2011, 1:27 PM Former New Orleans Saints safety Sammy Knight has been elected to the Saints Hall of Fame while former long-time media member Bruce Miller has been chosen as the recipient of the Joe Gemelli Fleur De Lis Award for 2011

NOTES, QUOTES (Yahoo! Sports)

Owner Tom Benson had an audience with Pope Benedict XVI in Rome recently. Benson told the New Orleans Times-Picayune he kissed the Pope's Fisherman Ring, then offered a ring to the Pope: His Super Bowl ring. With his wife by his side for the interview, Benson said, "I said…

Saints Players and Coaches Together Again….Well, Sorta

Brian Alee-Walsh posted this interesting story yesterday on the annual Saints Hall of Fame Golf Tournament at Chateau Country Club. Saints players (just a few) and coaches were actually on the same playing field together. It wasn’t a football field, but it was a start at least. I’m just happy they were somewhere in the ..

NFL Notebook: Staubach miffed by Romo critics (Yahoo! Sports)

Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Roger Staubach has heard the criticism and can't figure it out. When the subject is quarterback Tony Romo, there is no middle ground. At the Pat Summerall Humble Beginnings Award Luncheon, the Pro Football Hall of Famer was asked about many of…

In the end, the NFL and players are seemingly back to square one

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (R) hugs NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell after they defeated the Indianapolis Colts in the NFL’s Super Bowl XLIV football game in Miami, Florida, February 7, 2010. REUTERS/Hans Deryk (UNITED STATES) It’s maddening to think that after nearly 70 days, we’re right back to where we started when it comes ..

Q&A With Sammy Knight

Former Saints Safety is the 2011 Saints Hall of Fame Inductee