Loss Of New Orleans Game Questioned (1 Viewer)

Dan in Lafayette

Staff member
Administrator
Diamond VIP Contributor
Joined
Aug 1, 1997
Messages
64,791
Reaction score
37,922
Age
66
Location
Lafayette, LA
Offline
snews.gif


Mike Florio / Pro Football Talk

Published reports indicate that the Saints will “host” a home game in London next year, and that their opponent will be the Chargers.

But as one league source opined to us over the weekend, “What happened to the league’s commitment to New Orleans?”

In 2005, the area was devastated by a hurricane. That season, the entire slate of “home” games was played in places like San Antonio and Baton Rouge, and even New Jersey.

At a time when there was mounting speculation that owner Tom Benson might use the devastation as an excuse for moving the team, the league recognized that the abandonment of New Orleans was not an option. Benson’s tune quickly changed. Full Story – PFT
http://beta.profootballtalk.com/2008/01/28/loss-of-new-orleans-game-questioned/
 

Create an account or login to comment

You must be a member in order to leave a comment

Create account

Create an account on our community. It's easy!

Log in

Already have an account? Log in here.

Users who are viewing this thread

 

New Orleans Saints Twitter Feed

 

Headlines

Top Bottom