Beckett Media New Orleans Saints Tribute Released Beckett Media released an 80-page full-color commemorative magazine that highlights the team’s riveting run to a championship that will thrill even the most discriminating fans and collectors.
News-Antique.com - Feb 23,2010 - DALLAS – In honor of the New Orleans Saints’ first Super Bowl, Beckett Media released an 80-page full-color commemorative magazine that highlights the team’s riveting run to a championship that will thrill even the most discriminating fans and collectors.
The magazine, on newsstands everyone now, is also available at store.beckett.com.
Inside, fans will find more than a dozen pages devoted to the Super Bowl itself, while each contest during the rest of the season gets full-spread display treatment. We also examine the team’s most notable players and their football cards.
Until you can get your hands on a copy, here are some excerpts from the magazine’s Meet the Stars section . . .
Drew Brees | Quarterback
Last season, Brees came just a few yards away from setting a regular-season record for passing yards, but the Saints went 8-8. In 2009, Brees led the Saints to their first Super Bowl while throwing an NFL-best 34 touchdowns to just 11 interceptions. …
If You Could Have Only One Card: 2001 Playoff Contenders #124 RC – $500
Reggie Bush | Running Back
The former No. 2 overall draft pick had his worst year statistically, but did score eight touchdowns and averaged 5.6 yards per carry. The Saints had a crowded backfield, and Bush served as a multi-function offensive weapon. He also was a threat to score running back punts. …
$126,097: The total value of all of Reggie Bush’s Rookie Cards.
Marques Colston | Wide Receiver
Colston and Bush were picked at opposite ends of the 2006 NFL draft. In fact, Colston was just a few picks away from not being drafted at all. Since then, he has had three 1,000-yard seasons, including this year. He has accounted for nearly one-fourth of Brees’ yards over the last four years. …
321: Number of Marques Colston autographed cards.
Sean Payton | Head Coach
The former Dallas Cowboys quarterbacks coach came to New Orleans in 2006, the same year as Drew Brees, Reggie Bush and Marques Colston. The Saints went to the NFC Championship game that year, showing the potential of the offensive weapons they were putting in place …
1: Sean Payton has just one football card.