Q&A: Willie Roaf on the toughest player he ever faced and his favorite Saints memory (1 Viewer)

  • Thread starter BY LUKE JOHNSON | Staff writer
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BY LUKE JOHNSON | Staff writer


In at least one respect, Pro Football Hall of Famer and New Orleans Saints legend Willie Roaf is just like everyone else right now.

As the world around him creeps back toward something that feels normal, Roaf has turned to outdoors exercise as a way to escape the house. And, when his grandson Elijah recently turned 1, he got in the car and made the nearly 20-hour round trip drive to and from Gulfport, Mississippi, to see him.

He is a proud family man. Before launching into a conversation that would be centered on himself, Roaf brought up all his children —...

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Apr 21, 2002
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Mistake by the author, he implied that the qb that got hurt in 2000 was Aaron Brooks. Brooks was the replacement to the qb that got hurt, Jeff Blake. Blake was leading the team to a good season when he got hurt (7-3) against Oakland. Brooks came in as a unknown and sort of suprised everyone.

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