Should the New Orleans Saints Re-Sign Deuce McAllister?

Bleacher ReportAnalyst IMay 16, 2009

NEW ORLEANS - DECEMBER 28:  Fans hold up signs for Deuce McAllister #26 of the New Orleans Saints during the game against the Carolina Panthers on December 28, 2008 at the Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Deuce McAllister, former New Orleans Saints fan favorite running back wants to play still, never mind all of those knee surgeries, the Deuce wants another chance.

Should the Saints resign him?

They have Pierre Thomas as a possible starter at the running back position and they also signed a "running" fullback this year in Heath Evans but they're still missing the bruising back, the one who'll make opposing defensive players think twice before hitting him.

I believe that the Saints should give McAllister another chance, maybe Deuce should take a pay cut but he is still a viable threat in the running game, we saw that last season in the rare opportunities that he got to carry the ball.

With Thomas, McAllister, Reggie Bush, and Evans in the backfield, I believe that the Saints could at least achieve some level of excellence at that position.

"I'm content," McAllister said. "I've been the guy before, so I'm beyond that. The ultimate goal is to win a championship and to be able to help a team out."

Deuce wants to win a Super Bowl, pure and simple, the Saints could be a whole lot closer to doing that should Deuce be resigned.

McAllister, who is 30, sometimes works out alongside special forces soldiers at a military base in Florida.

He is a Mississippi native and was drafted by the Saints out of Ole Miss in 2001 and is the team's all time leading rusher with 6,096 yards.

He was released by the team earlier this year.