We continue with our "Most Hated Person in Saints History" tournament.
For those who haven't been following along, we've got a full 64-person bracket packed with all the ghosts from Saints past that you love to hate. We're going matchup by matchup, choosing the more hated Saints figure each time, until we've finally crowned a winner as the most hated person in Saints history.
The full tournament can be found directly below. Our next matchup today is between the No. 23 ranked Ted Gregory vs. No. 42 ranked Lindsay Scott.
Your decision can be based on anything you'd like, whether it's on the field performance, off the field antics, or anything in between. I highly encourage those veteran fans to share there memories of some of the older persons in question and make their arguments for or against. Younger members may want to wait and read what the veterans have to say before placing their vote.
To help you make your decision here's a little more info on today's contestants, courtesy of BewareofDog:
Ted Gregory (NT 1988) - Gregory was a first round pick by the Denver Broncos in 1988. He was listed at 6'1" but was most likely under six feet tall because Coach Dan Reeves, who himself was 6'1", said that he was taller than Gregory. Aside from being an effing midget, Gregory was also as fragile as Sean Payton's confidence in the run game after two carries for no gain. He injured his knee in his last game in college, tweaked it again in training camp with the Broncos, and in an exchange of first round busts, traded to the Saints before the start of the 1988 season for DE Shawn Knight who was the Saints first round pick in 1987. He blew out his knee in his third game of the season for the Saints and never played in the NFL again. Years later, after football, he was working in construction and ruptured a disc in his back which brought an end to that career.
Postscript: He was last seen working down in Mexico as a Piñata at children's birthday parties but he was fired because he kept cracking open before any of the kids could hit him with a stick. Okay, that last part may or may not be true, but can you prove it isn't?
Lindsay Scott (WR 1982-1985) - Scott was the Saints first round pick in 1982. The highlight of his football career was when he played with Herschel Walker at the University of Georgia while winning a National Championship. SEC! SEC! SEC! No, seriously. His Wikipedia page includes one sentence about his time with Saints. In four seasons with the Saints, he had 69 receptions, 864 yards, and 1 touchdown. He actually started out good. In his first game with the team he had 6 catches for 103 yards for his best day as a pro and his only 100+ yard game in his NFL career. It was all downhill after that. He was waived by the Saints in 1985 before the tenth game of the season. Picked up by the Falcons in 1986 and cut after preseason. In 2012, Scott was one of more than 100 former NFL players who filed a federal lawsuit in Atlanta claiming that pro football didn't properly protect its players from concussions.
Voting will be open for exactly 48 hours from the time of publish. Voting results and brackets will be updated as we go along.