Saints News: 6/16/13 - Happy Father's Day!!!

Daddy's little girl. Hope she asked Goodell, "Who's your daddy?" - USA TODAY Sports

This time around, I have a bunch of Father's Day related tweets and links, both reverent and irreverent, lots of lagniappe, and only one actual Saints story. ENJOY! We can let this be our Father's Day Open Thread, too. Whatchoo up to today???


Don't act like you didn't know I'd lead with Joe Horn, the Godfather of Fathers, the seed-sower of discontent.

Father's Day-de-Links

‘Blessed’ Saints QB Luke McCown expecting sixth child | The Advocate
Ted Lewis - Luke and Katy McCown don’t intend to become the NFL’s version of the Duggars.

Steve Gleason's Son Rivers Fuels His Motivation to Continue to Fight ALS |
Alex Restrepo - Former New Orleans Saints safety Steve Gleason says the love he has for his son Rivers at times makes him forget he has ALS.

Manning, Harbaugh dads share with, learn from sons | The Advocate
Barry Wilner - The patriarchs of the NFL’s first families of quarterbacks and coaches are anything but interfering dads.

Delhomme family shares lifelong love of racing with Set-Hut Stables | The Advocate
Scott Hotard - Many fathers in south Louisiana bond with their children in duck blinds or fishing holes.

Southern’s Roman Banks goes from ‘Dad’ to ‘Coach’ | The Advocate
Scott Hotard - Back in September, when Tre’Lun Banks made his official recruiting visit to Southern, the college basketball prospect from Scotlandville High School enjoyed dinner with the SU coaching staff.

Leonard Fournette’s father keeps family’s focus on the future | The Advocate
Ted Lewis - For the past five years, Leonard Fournette Jr. has roused his sons at the ungodly time of 4:45 a.m. to drive them from their Slidell home to St. Augustine High School in New Orleans.

Harbaugh brothers competing even on Father's Day |
HansDat note: Token Harbaugh story on Father's Day. Don't act like you didn't know this was coming.

Father's Day Photo Gallery |
Slideshow of Dads in the NFL, for Dads in the world.

Never Give Your Kid A Cold Shower: Advice From The Worst Dad On Earth |
Drew Magary - Excerpted from Someone Could Get Hurt: A Memoir of Twenty-First-Century Parenthood, which makes a great Father's Day gift for foul-mouthed dads everywhere.

NFL Father's Day Cards |
Yup, they're funny, allright! And warning - Michael Vick has a tasteless one in the mix.

KSK Kommenter Draft: NFL Drinking Buddy | Kissing Suzy Kolber
HansDat note: Click through just to see the picture of Jay Cutler, a beer, and his baby. In one picture.


Saints Story

Analysis: Taking stock as the Saints’ summer nears | The Advocate
Brian Allee-Walsh - Next man up. Those three words have become part of the everyday sports vernacular.



Richard Seymour says nothing doing with Falcons right now | ProFootballTalk
Josh Alper

NFP Sunday Blitz | National Football Post
Dan Pompei - Monte Kiffin shares the secrets of a coaching tree; best father-son coaching combos and a whirl around the league.

Robert Kraft: Vladimir Putin Stole My Super Bowl Ring |
Danger Guerrero - New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft said Vladimir Putin stole his Super Bowl ring.

NFL Announces New Bag Restrictions, Renders Millions Of Purses Useless And Alienates Female Fans | Kissing Suzy Kolber
Sarah Sprague - The women's perspective...

Taiwanese Animators Come Up With Other Racist Team Names | Kissing Suzy Kolber
Christmas Ape

Tony Romo Apparently To Blame For Basketball Turnovers As Well | Kissing Suzy Kolber
Christmas Ape

"I Forgive Aaron Rodgers" |
Brett Favre - As you probably know, I didn’t exactly leave Green Bay on the greatest of terms.

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