Jordy and T-Bob discuss a potential upcoming HBO production about college football teams. They also played a round of “Would You Rather.”
Also, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards joined Jordy and T-Bob to talk about tomorrow’s Louisiana State Bond Commision’s vote on the financial plan to renovate the Mercedez-Benz Superdome. Furthermore, he gave a lot of credit to Saints Owner Gayle Benson, who has done a tremendous job keeping the fans, players, and coaches motivated and invested in the team.
With unrivaled energy and excitement surrounding the @Saints, there’s no better place for the organization to call home than New Orleans. Our goal is to keep the Saints in the Superdome for decades to come and we’re excited to work toward making that happen. #lagov #lalege pic.twitter.com/nBrhbQeLv1
— John Bel Edwards (@LouisianaGov) August 13, 2019
In an age where everyone is trying to “keep up with the Joneses,” he laid out the plan that will keep the superdome relevant? One of the things that Governor Edwards is most excited about is the joint effort between the Saints organization, who will put up significant resources to make the upgrades happen, and the state.
“If we could just make upgrades to it periodically, we could keep it a competitive facility,” Governor Edwards said about some of the potential retrofitted upgrades.
Finally, former Saint Bobby Hebert joined Jordy and T-Bob, his son, to recap what he’s seen from football preseason training camps. One thing’s certain, Hebert doesn’t have much love for NFL and college players complaining about “hitting a wall.”
“Hitting a wall? What wall, I mean you don’t go two-a-days anymore. I mean maybe I sound like an old curmudgeon, you know ‘get off my lawn.’ I mean they train year round, they should be ready to roll.”
He told some of his favorite training camp stories, including a 1986 that was more like a football bootcamp.
“We named this thing Hammond Beach,” Hebert said. “We were going two-a-days and we would really run sprints until somebody would fall out or start throwing up.”
The New Orleans Saints ended the last two seasons with the Miracle in Minnesota and the NFC Championship no-call games. Considering their fate for those two seasons, Hebert talked about the extra pressure on this year’s squad.
“It’s kind of like Super Bowl or bust,” Hebert said of fans’ expectations. “If they get to double digit wins, I would not be disappointed.”
From 64 plays down to 1. Stefon Diggs’ Minnesota Miracle touchdown against the Saints in the playoffs is the winner of the Best Sports Play of 2018 tournament. pic.twitter.com/aCzBbWQIey
— SportsTalkFeed (@SportsTalkFeed) January 1, 2019
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