- Aug 1, 1997
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- Sunset, La
By Les East
Special to The Advocate
METAIRIE — Jon Stinchcomb’s triumphant return to his home area as a starting offensive lineman in the NFL was a while in coming, but finally it has arrived.
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Stinchcomb, a first-year starter who’s in his fourth season, will line up in his now-becoming-familiar position as starting right tackle for the New Orleans Saints when they play the Falcons at <?XML:NAMESPACE PREFIX = ST1 /><ST1:TIME hour="12" minute="0">noon</ST1:TIME> Sunday in the Georgia Dome.
A second-round draft choice (No. 37 overall) out of Georgia in 2003, Stinchcomb is from <ST1LACE><ST1:CITY>Lilburn</ST1:CITY>, <ST1:STATE>Ga.</ST1:STATE></ST1LACE>, just outside <ST1:CITY><ST1LACE>Atlanta</ST1LACE></ST1:CITY>. He helped about 15 family and friends get tickets for the game and expects others to be there.
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