BY LUKE JOHNSON | Staff writer
For the first time in a long time, the New Orleans Saints will go into a new season with a new head athletic trainer.
That role will now belong to Shone Gipson, who replaces long time head athletic trainer Scottie Patton. Gipson, who started with the Saints this month according to his LinkedIn bio, comes to the Saints with nearly 20 years experience as an athletic trainer at the NFL level.
The University of Houston and Stephen F. Austin graduate most recently served as a head athletic trainer with the Buffalo Bills from 2016-18. He spent the last two seasons as...