New Orleans Saints Mount Rushmore of Last Decade: 2014-2024

New Orleans Saints Mount Rushmore of Last Decade: 2014-2024
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It's never too early to monitor the Saints playoff chances as the team enters year 2 of the Derek Carr era. But with the NFL offseason in full swing, it allows us to take a step back and look at some fun historic takes on the New Orleans Saints – like the always loved Mount Rushmore of players.

Utilizing, developed the New Orleans Saints’ Mount Rushmore of the past decade from 2014-2024. The players included had to have played for the Saints for at least 3 years during this time period and it is based on their Approximate Value (based on ProFootballReference standards) during those years with the team.

Here are the beads of excellence, and remember to stick with for all things Louisiana sports betting.

Saints Mount Rushmore of Last Decade

PlayerYears With Team During DecadeApproximate Value During Decade
DE Cameron Jordan10 years (2014-Current)110
QB Drew Brees7 years (2014-2020)100
OLB Demario Davis6 years (2018-Current)81
RB Alvin Kamara7 years (2017-Current)80

DraftKings Louisiana lists San Francisco as the Super Bowl favorite at +500, followed by back-to-back champion Kansas City at +700.

Which Saints Players Deserve Honor?

Veteran defensive end Cameron Jordan (110 approximate value during decade) has been with New Orleans since 2011. A first-round pick out of the University of California, he has recorded 682 total tackles, 444 solo with 117.5 sacks - highlighted by six seasons with 10 sacks or more during his Saints career. He has also posted two interceptions with 11 fumble recoveries.

During his storied 20-year career, quarterback Drew Brees (100 approx. value) was the focal point of the Saints franchise for 15 years (2006-2020). During his Saints stint, he completed 6,017-of-8,742 passes (68.8%) for 68,010 yards, 491 touchdowns and 190 interceptions. He led New Orleans to their only Super Bowl appearance and win in 2009 where he was named MVP after completing 32-of-39 passes for 288 yards and two TDs.

Outside linebacker Demario Davis (81 approx. value) has been in the league 12 seasons, including the last six with the Saints. He had totaled 675 tackles (432 solo) including 67 for loss and 29 sacks during his Louisiana stay.

Running back Alvin Kamara (80 approx. value) has been with the Saints for all seven seasons of his career since 2017. Known for his versatility to run and catch, Kamara has played in 101 games (70 starts). On the ground, he has had 1,315 carries for 5,829 yards and 54 TDs. On the receiving side, he has 505 receptions for 4,219 yards and 23 TDs. 

Through both offensive facets, Kamara has combined for 1,820 touches for 10,048 yards and 77 scores. Not too shabby.

Look for more Saints coverage in the leadup to the NFL Draft in April, where the New Orleans front office will look to shorten the Saints Super Bowl odds ahead of next season.

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Lou Monaco is a contributing writer to Lou had been East Coast Scene columnist for Gaming Today in Las Vegas since June 2019, covering the East Coast sportsbook scene with emphasis on NJ and PA. He also currently is a part-time writer for the high school sports department for NJ Advanced Media ( in Iselin, NJ. Lou has over 30 years sports experience with previous stints at ESPN SportsTicker, Daily Racing Form and Oddschecker.

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