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The best linebackers ever..  The Saints had one of the best defenses in NFL history from 1987-1995.  It was named after the four linebackers  They.

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1 The best linebackers ever.

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3  The Saints had one of the best defenses in NFL history from  It was named after the four linebackers  They went to the playoffs 4 times, and one was for the first time ever.  2 of the top 20 all time pass rushers are Saints.  The cheer of Saints fans at the time was “BURY ‘Em DEEP”

4  The former players voted the Saints “Dome Patrol” as being the best group of linebackers ever.  They lead the league in least points against 2 years in a row in 1991 and  They were the first group of linebackers to all be voted to the starting allstar team.

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6  Some say he was the greatest Saint ever.  He played the most games as a Saint.  He was the emotional leader of the team.  He is in the hall of fame.  He was a 6 time all star  He once played in a game in the same week he broke his face in a car wreck.  He lead the Saints in sacks and turnovers caused all time.

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9  He was a 5 time all star.  His nickname was “Mighty Mouse.” He was the smallest linebacker in the NFL.  He was the captain.  He called the plays and was called ‘the brains.”  He had 100 or more tackles 5 times.

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11  5 time pro bowler  2 time 1 st team all NFL.  Lead the league in sacks once.  Was the defensive player of the year once.  Is 17 th all time in sacks, making him one of the best pass rushers ever.

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13  Went to the Pro bowl 4 times  Was said to be the meanest of the linebackers.

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15  No group of linebackers has gone to as many pro bowls.  The Saints had the best defense in the NFL for 3 years in a row. They had 27 out of 48 games with 10 points or fewer including 5 shutouts.  The 49ers were one of the best teams ever: and they couldn’t score much on the Saints.

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17  Espn.com  Profootballreference.com  Saints.nfl.com  The NFL network


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