Michael Thomas initially injured his ankle in Week 1, and attempted to play through the injury.
The Atlanta Falcons on Tuesday named Terry Fontenot the team's first Black general manager, finding new leadership from within their division. The 40-year-old Fontenot spent 18 seasons with NFC South rival New Orleans. Fontenot helped build a consistent winner as the Saints' vice president and assistant general manager in charge of pro personnel.
You can cite any other reason you want: a strong coaching staff, a solid offensive line, some good defenses as of late, some really good draft classes, etc. But no matter what, the Drew Brees factor holds true as by far the primary reason that success was ever possible. At the most valuable position, he produced elite play for 14 out of his 15 seasons. And for that, he’s the most indispensable Saint to ever step foot in the Superdome.