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The Mannings of New Orleans will root for the Colts……

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning with his father, former NFL quarterback, Archie Manning, after the Colts’ 30-17 win over the New York Jets on Jan. 24.

Archie and Olivia Manning’s galleried Greek Revival home is well known in this legendary city. It is a recommended site for visitors touring the city’s famed Garden District. While the building, a tan house with a front porch swing, is storied for its architecture, it may be most famous for being the childhood home of the N.F.L. quarterbacks Peyton and Eli Manning.

But outside its black wrought-iron fence on a recent afternoon was a white Kia Sorento with “♥ Saints ♥” and “Who Dat?! Here We Come!!” written on its windows in white shoe polish.

Such a sight would not usually be remarkable, but with the New Orleans Saints making their first Super Bowl appearance in the franchise’s 43-year history Sunday against Peyton Manning and the Colts in Miami Gardens, Fla., it illustrates the predicament of Archie Manning, a former Saints quarterback.

“I appreciate the Saints, but I can’t cheer against my own son,” he said in a telephone interview.

Regardless of the outcome of the Super Bowl, Archie Manning and his family will continue to be revered here. They are lauded by city leaders as national ambassadors and praised locally for their charitable and civic involvement, especially in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina’s devastation four and a half years ago.

The family operates a football camp in the area, and Archie makes appearances on behalf of the Saints.

While Peyton attended Saints games growing up, he never talked about someday playing in the Super Bowl, let alone against his hometown team, Fountain said.

Fielkow, the City Council president, called the Saints’ and Colts’ conference titles “the dream scenario for New Orleanians.”

“As the season unfolded and you saw the success that the Saints and the Colts were having,” he said, “you kind of hoped that this would be the ultimate matchup.”

And it is one that is a win-win for this vibrant city, regardless of Sunday’s outcome.

The Dog calls the game for the Saints……

Who DAT!…..Here They Come!

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February 2, 2010 Posted by | Breaking News, Entertainment, Family, Media, Men, Other Things, Sports, Travel | , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

The Dog’s call for this weekends NFL Playoff Games…….

Here’s the Dog’ s NFL Championship Games calls…….

The Colts over the Jets……..

The Saints over the Vikings…….

Please Note…The Dog expects the most exciting game of the season….Including the Super Bowl….. should be the Saints vs The Vikings game…….Ruff…Ruff…..

UPDATE…..The Colts win the AFC…. 30 to 17 over the Jets……

January 22, 2010 Posted by | Family, Media, Men, PoliticalDog Calls, Sports, Travel | , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

The Dog's call for this weekends NFL Playoff Games…….

Here’s the Dog’ s NFL Championship Games calls…….

The Colts over the Jets……..

The Saints over the Vikings…….

Please Note…The Dog expects the most exciting game of the season….Including the Super Bowl….. should be the Saints vs The Vikings game…….Ruff…Ruff…..

UPDATE…..The Colts win the AFC…. 30 to 17 over the Jets……

January 22, 2010 Posted by | Family, Media, Men, PoliticalDog Calls, Sports, Travel | , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

The New York Giants suck…..

The team has had no Defense all season.…and today the whole team quit……plain and simple……

They ought throw in the towel…go home ,and start all over for next year…..and trade every member of their defense away…..I mean it…

It’s embarrassing…….

December 27, 2009 Posted by | Breaking News, Entertainment, Media, Men, Other Things, Sports | , , | 2 Comments

Bret Farve is the real deal…..he ain’t ready to quit yet!…..

Some words about the ex-Green Bay Packers, and now Vikings quaterback ,and all out wonder boy…who has confounded all of us………..

 

 

November 2, 2009 Posted by | Entertainment, Health, Men, Sports | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Bret Farve is the real deal…..he ain't ready to quit yet!…..

Some words about the ex-Green Bay Packers, and now Vikings quaterback ,and all out wonder boy…who has confounded all of us………..

 

 

November 2, 2009 Posted by | Entertainment, Health, Men, Sports | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Cheerleaders of the NFL……

Here’s pictures of your favorite NFL team’s cheerleaders to view…………

October 26, 2009 Posted by | Entertainment, Media, Sports | , , , | Leave a comment

The NFL is thinking of adding two more games to the season……..

Why?…….I don’t know?….probably more money…but as this piece suggests…the biggest problem is going to be injuries, which have dogged teams more and more…..

My suggestion….have ony two pre-season games…..keeping the total number of games played the same as now, for the wary, and stressed players…….

October 4, 2009 Posted by | Sports | , , | Leave a comment