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This Day in New Orleans Saints History - June 11

A look back at 50 seasons of Saints history


On June 11, 1978 former New Orleans Saints quarterback Archie Manning was awarded the NFL Player Association's Byron (Whizzer) White Award for his contributions to the team, community and country. The Saints drafted Manning second overall in the first round of the 1971 draft.

Manning went on to play for the Saints from 1971-1982.

He was inducted into the Saints Hall of Fame in 1998 and Saints Ring of Honor in 2013.

Photos of former Saints quarterback Archie Manning.
Photos by Michael C. Hebert and Associated Press (New Orleans Saints Photos).

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