The New Orleans Saints are a National Football League (NFL) franchise based in the city of New Orleans.
The Saints franchise, founded in 1967, boasts a Super Bowl victory in the 2009 NFL Season. After a 2009 regular season marked by a 13-game winning streak and after winning the conference championship title. NFC in overtime against the Minnesota Vikings (31-28), the Saints had qualified for the first time in their history for the NFL championship final, the Super Bowl. They will then win on February 7, 2010 in Miami, Super Bowl XLIV against the Indianapolis Colts by the score of 31 to 17.
The recent history of the Saints was marked by the passage of Hurricane Katrina in 2005. It forced the franchise to play its home games the following season at Giants Stadium in New York, at the Alamodome in San Antonio in the Texas and Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge. They replayed at the Louisiana Superdome in September 2006. Since the passage of Katrina and the return of the Saints to the Superdome, the Saints are seen by the people of New Orleans as the representatives of the city, like the Pelicans of New Orleans. -Orléans (NBA). Their comeback and run in 2006 sparked enthusiasm among New Orleans fans, with the Saints ending their season with a 10-6 record (10 wins, 6 losses) and an appearance in the championship semi-final. Despite the economic situation at the time, the Saints signed a contract with the state of Louisiana: the franchise should therefore remain in New Orleans until 2025.