The Louisiana Superdome is home to the Saints and they have played in this magnificent stadium since 1975. More people became familiar with this massive structure when it was used to shelter Katrina storm victims. The Superdome held through the massive hurricane, but suffered severe damage. In 2005 the Saints played their home games at Giants Stadium, the Alamodome and they also played at LSU’s Tiger Stadium. In 2006 the Superdome reopened after undergoing a renovation that cost almost $200 million dollars. There was a surge in the demand for New Orleans Saints tickets and the first 2006 game was played in front of a sell out crowd. The national audience was able to check out the Superdome on television as they watched the Saints destroy the Atlanta Falcons team.
Review of the Franchise Past for the New Orleans Saints
Louisiana is the home of the New Orleans Saints football team. This group of players is based in the state capitol and is part of the Southern Division of the National Football Conference. The history of this franchise dates back to 1967 when they were a new expansion team to the NFL ranks.
David Dixon was responsible for the Louisiana Superdome, USFL and the New Orleans Saints team. The NFL was eager to have government approval for their desired merger with the AFL. When the NFL announced on All Saints Day in 1966 that they were giving New Orleans an NFL team franchise the Louisiana Congressman, Hale Boggs, spurred his Congressional brethren to approve the AFL-NFL merger.
The city quickly named their new team in honor of their musical anthem, “Whenufabet สมัครผ่านมือถือ the Saints Go Marching In”. The black and gold team colors symbolized the connection of New Orleans to the offshore oil industry. Famous musician Al Hirt became one of