Mecom Jr., David Dixon, and the city of New Orleans on November 1, 1966, the Saints joined the NFL as an expansion team in 1967. They are named after the jazz music heritage of New Orleans and the spiritual hymn "When the Saints Go Marching In".
The National Football League awarded its 16th franchise to New Orleans on November 1, 1966.
02/07/2010 Drew Brees led the New Orleans Saints to a 31-17 Super Bowl victory over the Indianapolis Colts. The Saints took control of the game when they started the second half with an on-side kick catching the Colts and all those watching off guard.
The New Orleans Saints honored the 2009 team for their Super Bowl victory at halftime of Monday's game against the Indianapolis Colts at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
The New Orleans Saints have 1 game played in Super Bowls all-time.
The Saints have won one Super Bowl championship (2010). The Saints began play in 1967 as an expansion franchise.
What NFL teams have never won a Super Bowl? Though they've only been around since 1995, the Carolina Panthers are in that group. While the Panthers are 0-2 all-time in Super Bowl appearances, current team owner David Tepper isn't afraid to do things differently.
A man's size 8¼, the ring is valued somewhere between $20,000 and $30,000. In 2010, the Saints reported that they had ordered 219 rings, one for every full-time staff member. Last year, one appeared for sale on Craigslist, with a selling price of $45,000.
The game was played at Sun Life Stadium (now Hard Rock Stadium) in Miami Gardens, Florida, for the fifth time (and in South Florida for the tenth time), on February 7, 2010, which was the latest calendar date for a Super Bowl until Super Bowl LVI in 2022.
In addition to Anderson and Esiason, the Bengals have been able to boast of many outstanding players since their first game in 1968.
The New Orleans Saints had their worst record in a season in 1980, with a record of 1-15.
The New Orleans Saints' founding father, original owner John Mecom Jr., reflects on the birth of a nation, the Who Dat Nation - as the team enters its 50th anniversary season.
The team was named "Saints" due to its birthday on the Roman Catholic Church's All Saints Day—a fitting nickname for a team in the largely Catholic New Orleans area. The name was announced on January 9, 1967. The team's original stadium was Tulane Stadium, which could seat more than 80,000 fans.
Three wild-card qualifiers from each conference (the three teams with the best overall record of all remaining teams in the conference) are seeded 5, 6, and 7.
The 2007 New England Patriots have the record for most wins in an NFL season with 16 wins. They finished the regular season with a 16-0 record.
Seattle Seahawks' Super Bowl ring sells for $50,400 at auction.
The winning team receives permanent possession of the Vince Lombardi Trophy, a sterling silver trophy created by Tiffany & Company, which is presented annually to the winner of the Super Bowl. The trophy was named for the late Vince Lombardi(Opens in a new window) before Super Bowl V.
Did you know? The Houston Texans are the youngest franchise in the NFL, becoming the league's 32nd franchise during the 2002 season.
Four NFL franchises have never played in the Super Bowl: the Cleveland Browns, Jacksonville Jaguars, Detroit Lions and Houston Texans. The Browns advanced to their first playoffs since 2002 last season, but lost in the divisional round.