Friday, 01 April 2011 09:24
New Orleans Saints; NFL Power Ratings, Drew Brees, Tom Benson, Brett Favre,
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Ed StatonTHREE Saints have been named to the NFL Power Ratings 2011: Top 100 players in NFL Today. Here are the three with scouting notes: No. 19, Drew Brees, QB, Saints -- "Ranks as one of our top five quarterbacks on the list of the 100 best players in the NFL.

He has made five Pro Bowls, been All-Pro twice and won a Super Bowl MVP and was 2010 AP Male Athlete of the Year and Sports Illustrated’ s Sportsman of the Year. He also resurrected a city by leading the Saints to a Super Bowl win, something no one would have ever thought possible before Brees joined the Saints"  No. 58, Jahri Evans, G, Saints -- He won’t get mentioned along with the best guards in the NFL, but he should. Evans has made the last two Pro Bowls and been an All-Pro in both seasons.."  No. 92, Carl Hicks, G, Saints --A fifth-round draft choice to play offensive tackle. Nicks found a home at right guard for the juggernaut Saints."...

Saints owner Tom Benson was inducted into the San Antonio Business Hall of Fame on Thursday night. Benson was recognized with this honor by the Junior Achievement of South Texas organization based on his business accomplishments in San Antonio, his contributions to the city's economic development and his numerous charitable endeavors. Benson first entered the San Antonio market to manage a Chevrolet dealership as a junior partner in 1956. Six years later he took full control of the company and established a multi-dealership organization with franchises in both San Antonio and New Orleans. He still owns several dealerships in both regions, including Shreveport, Honda and Mercedes-Benz outlets...

Bleacherreport.com has named Brett Favre the No. 1 jerk in NFL history, Offers the website: "I'm retired. I mean, I'm not retired. Wait, what was the question? Brett Favre held the entire football world hostage, not only once, not twice, but three times! His antics over changing his mind about his abilities and playing days became nauseating.  Analysts made countless predictions about whether he was coming back. It was as if he couldn't get enough and needed to make sure he was in the news enough. There is not one person who was not sick of seeing Ed Werder outside Oak Grove High in Hattiesburg...


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