At my graduation from Tulane, they played the
Louis Armstrong rendition of the classic song “Do you know what it
means to miss New Orleans?”
the time, I thought it was almost a cliché. But I didn’t realize how
much the city becomes a part of you until I left. It stays in your
This 2009 season will stay with the members of this Saints team for the rest of their lives. The football team as salvation angle has been overplayed this week, but the bond between the city and team is truly unique.
I asked Saints players all week for stories of things that happened to them in the New Orleans that wouldn’t happen anywhere else. Here’s what they told me, in a column for NBCSports.com.