New Orleans Saints: My Team, My Way!

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New Orleans Saints: My Team, My Way!

I have a confession to make: I found Bleacher Report due to the CBSSports.com correspondent application process.

So there, I've said it.

According to the "rules", journalism experience was preferred, not required.
What I did have was a wealth of experience in and around professional sports and the entertainment industry.

My Saints have opened so many doors during my life, how could I not jump at the chance to cover them for CBSSports via Bleacher report?

Sure, I'll have to come up with five articles, but there is a list of compulsory topics. That I can do, I have been around football all my life. Truth be told, the New Orleans Saints, in the '70s were my second favorite team.

My dad's semi-pro team, the Blue Knights, was my first.

Yes, I knew I was going into this with a bit of a handicap, but I would NEVER forgive myself if I didn’t try.

Now the contest is over, and I am ecstatic to say, I was one of the finalist. So I didn’t get the “job,” but the experience sure outweighed the outcome. Here’s a brief look at how it went, with the help of ‘Ole Blue Eyes, the Chairman of the board, Mr. Frank Sinatra.

And now, the end is near,
And so I face the final curtain.
My friends, I'll say it clear;
I'll state my case of which I'm certain.

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