Where QBs come from: Saints in line with league-wide trends – ESPN

METAIRIE, La. — New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees has always gone against the grain — overcoming major injuries and thriving in the NFL despite being just 6 feet tall. But he’s the prototype NFL QB in one sense: He hails from Texas. A fascinating ESPN survey of 128 current and former NFL quarterbacks unearthed ..

The Unbearable Simplicity of Greatness (CSC)

How and why do football fans determine what is “best?” The widely accepted greatest basketball player of all time is Michael Jordan, whose six rings are fewer than half of Bill Russell’s. Any discussion of the all time greatest baseball player is unlikely to include the Hall of Famer with more World Series championships than ..

First Tom Benson hearing underway in San Antonio – ESPN

Tom Benson’s daughter, Renee Benson, and his longtime business associate, Tom Roddy, testified in a San Antonio courtroom Wednesday, detailing what they consider uncharacteristic behavior by the New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner in both his personal and business actions. Both The Times-Picayune and New Orleans Advocate were on hand to chronicle the hearing, which ..

LSU Elite Again on National Signing Day – (Big Easy Believer)

All of the presents are open and it is time to play with the toys. LSU has wrapped up another National Signing Day with a traditionally great class. Business as usual in Baton Rouge: The Tigers appear in the top 10 of every major recruiting website’s team rankings. 24/7 Sports – #5 Rivals – #8 ESPN ..

Pelicans Drop Crucial Game to Thunder 102-91 – (Big Easy Believer)

The race for the 8th seed in the western conference playoffs is a brutal and unforgiving one. The Phoenix Suns are currently 28-22, the New Orleans Pelicans are 26-23, and the Oklahoma City Thunder are 25-24 with only a few weeks until the all-star break. The Pelicans had a valuable opportunity to swing this race in ..