We’re reminiscing and focusing on one key moment
that brought Saints fans to tears of happiness.
No matter when you became a New
Orleans Saints fan, you can easily recollect the good,
the bad, and the ugly moments that have happened in the franchise.
Part of this week’s theme at SB Nation’s NFL brand is focusing on a
‘Where were you when’ something memorable occurred for each
respective team that occurred after 1990. I couldn’t think of
anything better than Garrett
Hartley sending the Saints to the Super
The setup needs little to no introduction, as the
euphoria created from the game-winning field goal in overtime to
beat the Vikings
still sends chills down the spines. Tears of joys, embracing total
strangers, a mass hysteria of high fives, and overall jubilation
filled for the Superdome.
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say it all, filled with nothing but raw emotion. I recall being in
Baton Rouge, LA at Buffalo Wild Wings as part of the three best
friends that anyone can have. It was loud. It was much of what you
see in the videos. It was incredible, to say the least.
We asked on Twitter and Facebook to share some of
your stories and experiences, and selected some of the best
hugging strangers next to me
— Andrew Juge (@AndrewJuge)
In my seat section 117. Crying like a baby
while Viking fan next to me was saying don’t cry honey, he made
it…I know, that’s why I’m crying. It’s a Saints thing….they
couldn’t understand. ❤️
— JuBeaux (@JudyBoggan) July
Section 245 row 1, right of the play clock.
I love watching that video. It never gets old. What a feeling of
exuberance! Kids didn’t grasp the moment. Son turns to me and says,
“can we go now?”
— Michael Fein (@mikef3825) July
In my seat, Sec 121. Kick happened right in
front of us. Lots of screaming and hugs. I was in tears but so were
the grown men around me.
— ⚜ Tina ⚜ (@thenolagirl) July
Sitting in 600 level, hands over my eyes.
Couldn’t watch. Felt the weight of the world lifted off the
shoulders of me and 76,000+ of my friends all at once. The joyous
scene afterwards is something I will never forget. People of all
ages, backgrounds & races celebrating together
Chris Hutchins (@Oduaiki1) July
I was in a South Dakota bar full of Vikings
fans….in full Saints regalia….wondering if I could make it out
— James Ezell (@Ezell_JamesP) July
The Saints would go on to win the Super Bowl, and
the moment Tracy
Porter picked off Peyton
Manning to seal it for the black and gold deserves a real
honorable mention. However, without Hartley’s kick, it wouldn’t
were you doing when Garrett Hartley booted the Saints into the
Read the Canal Street Chronicles article: www.canalstreetchronicles.com/2018/8/1/17629984/where-were-you-when-garrett-hartley-sent-saints-super-bowl-vikings-nfc-championship-super-bowl
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