Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week …New Orleans Saints Medical Staff

The rant of the week is on the New Orleans medical staff who can’t seem to get their diagnosis correct. According to the following published report: The Saints have fired team orthopedists Deryk Jones and Misty Suri, according to’s Mike Triplett, after cornerback Delvin Breaux was discovered to have a broken fibula following theContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week …New Orleans Saints Medical Staff”

Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week…Morten Anderson

There were only 3 place kickers in the Football Hall of Fame, now there are 4 add Morten Anderson to the list. The previous three were George Blanda (Also QB) 1949-1958, 1960-1975 Lou Groza (Also T) 1946-1959, 1961-1967 Jan Stenerud 1967-1985 Anderson is only the second of those on that list that was exclusively a place kicker. InContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week…Morten Anderson”

Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Morten Anderson

Kickers usually don’t get enough credit and they are hardly ever recognized until they miss a game winning field (Scott Norwood) yet Morten Anderson was among the very best. He was drafted by the New Orleans Saints in 1982…He is the all-time leader in games played in the NFL at 382; in addition, he alsoContinue reading “Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Morten Anderson”

Old School Tuesday spotlights: Archie Manning

As promised Smallthoughtsinasportsworld on Tuesday will feature old school sports from the NFL, NBA. and MLB as well as Boxing. In light of Sundays’s matchup of the Denver Broncos vs the New York Giants or otherwise know as the Manning Bowl, we thought our first foray on old school Tuesday would be who else, PeytonContinue reading “Old School Tuesday spotlights: Archie Manning”

Hornets changing name to Pelicans- lacks sting!

The New Orleans Hornets are changing their name and logo starting next season. They plan to make the official announcement Thursday. The new name will be the New Orleans Pelicans which is that same name of the state bird. The team log will also change from it’s current Blue and gold pinstripe to blue, goldContinue reading “Hornets changing name to Pelicans- lacks sting!”

Sean Payton’s Saints contract voided by NFL …could be free agent

  In a surprising move, suspended Saints coach Sean Payton contract was voided by the NFL for due to language the league found unacceptable, according to ESPN. If this is true and the coach is no longer under contract to the Saints, this will further complicate the bounty gate scandal even more. Payton was suspendedContinue reading “Sean Payton’s Saints contract voided by NFL …could be free agent”