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New Orleans Saints Hall Of Fame Adds Payton, Brees, Bush, Evans
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The Saints Hall of Fame selection committee met recently and selected the franchise’s all-time team as the club heads into its 45th year of competition. The committee, currently comprised of 19 prominent members of the local media – representing print, television and radio – chooses a Saints all-time team every five years. The current edition features all eras of Saints history, with 19 of the 29 honorees being named as unanimous selections.

 

The following is the list of the All-Time Saints team, along with their years of service to the Saints:

OFFENSE

Wide Receiver – Eric Martin* (1985-93)

Wide Receiver – Joe Horn* (2000-06)

Center – John Hill* (1975-84)

Guard – Jim Dombrowski* (1986-96)

Guard – Jahri Evans* (2006-present)

Tackle – Willie Roaf* (1993-2001)

Tackle – Stan Brock* (1980-92)

Tight End – Hoby Brenner* (1981-93)

Quarterback – Drew Brees* (2006-present)

Running Back – Dalton Hilliard* (1986-93)

Running Back – Deuce McAllister (2001-09)

Athlete – Reggie Bush (2006-present)

DEFENSE

Defensive Line – Wayne Martin (1989-99)

Defensive Line – Jim Wilks (1981-93)

Defensive Line – Joe Johnson* (1994-98, 2000-01)

Defensive Line – Will Smith (2004-present)

Linebacker – Sam Mills* (1986-94)

Linebacker – Vaughan Johnson* (1986-93)

Linebacker – Rickey Jackson* (1981-93)

Linebacker – Pat Swilling* (1986-92)

Cornerback – Dave Waymer* (1980-89)

Cornerback – Mike McKenzie (2004-09)

Safety – Tommy Myers (1972-81)

Safety – Sammy Knight (1997-02)

SPECIALISTS

Kicker – Morten Andersen *(1982-94)

Punter – Tommy Barnhardt (1987, 89-94, 99)

Special Teamer – Fred McAfee* (1991-93, 2000-06)

Kick/Punt Returner – Michael Lewis* (2001-06)

COACH

Sean Payton (2006-present)

*-unanimous selection

The Saints Hall of Fame Museum is a non-profit museum, located at Gate B on the Plaza Level of the Louisiana Superdome. For more information, call (504) 309-1004, extension 209.

Ed Staton

Ed Staton is a former sports writer for the Times Picayune and New Orleans States Item.  He also served as the New Orleans Saints Information Director.  He has won 43 media awards in writing, design and photography.  

 

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