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New Orleans is a very vibrant city, filled with wealthy cultures and fascinating traditions. There is nothing like boredom in this city. It is a very large and busy city. But apart from all these, do you know that New Orleans Saints is in the city? These Saints help in playing matches in the football league.

This article is going to discuss the following:

  • Why Are They Called New Orleans Saints 
  • The few listed names of the players
  • The New Orleans Saints change their rosters.

The history of New Orleans Saints -:

On January 9, 1967, was the time the team was given the name “Saints”. The roman Catholic Church was celebrating its birthday, so the players were given a fitting nickname, which is “Saint”. And the Catholic Church was in the New Orleans area. The original stadium of the team was found in the Tulane Stadium. It was a very large stadium that contains more than 80,000 fans.

Few Listed Names Of The Players-:

  • Michael Thomas- he is one of the wide receiver
  • Taysom Hill- one of the Quarterback 
  • Alvin Kamara-one of Running back
  • Juwan Johnson- one of the wide receiver 
  • Stevie Scott- one of the running back
  • Payton Turner- one of the defensive end
  • Marcus Williams – in charge of safety 
  • Prince Amukamara- one of the cornerback
  • Landon Young- one of those who tackle
  • Tanoh Kpassagnon- one of the defensive ends.

All these are a few of the American football players, that played in the National Football League for New Orleans Saints.

The New Orleans Saints change their roster-:

Sheldon Rankins, who happens to be one of the players of New Orleans Saints, was thinking about what the future would hold for him. He loves the city so much and he willingly and happily expressed how he felt concerning the city. so the big question was, would Rankin be re-assigned by the saints? Or what is the future of the 18 players that wanted to become free agents? They were all thinking about the changes that want to occurs in New Orleans. 

below are the changes that were made to their roster:

Coaching Staff and Front Office Changes-:

There were supposed to be more roads that are opened down, but unfortunately, there will be only one vacancy in the front office, while the coaching staff will be two openings. Because of these changes, two Saints were appointed in the two vacant spaces. There was is eagerness in six teams, they wanted a new general manager during the offseason. Terry Fontenot and Jeff Ireland were the new assistant general manager of college personnel. New head coaches were also hired as Atlanta’s next general manager, which is Detroit and Jacksonville.

Free Agency -:

19 players were chosen for free agents. Rankin’s who has been wondering what the future hold for him was among these 19 free agents.

The Drew Brees Situation-:

The saints have difficulties in deciding their heir apparent. This was because Drew Brees is possible to hang up during the offseason. Payton had strong confidence that the successor of the Brees was not far, he was already in the building. The two people he thought of were Backup Jameis Winston or Hill. 


These are the changes that the New Orleans Saints made concerning their roster. These changes made things different for the player, but they did their best to follow through with the changes.