New Orleans Saints Fans Pray For New York Giant Chad Jones

June 29, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

When I heard the news on Friday, June 25, 2010 that Chad Jones, current rookie for the New York Giants, was critically injured in a one-car accident, my heart sank. Sure he was no longer an LSU Tiger, but like all the other Tigers who have moved on to the NFL, I was looking forward to cheering him on each and every game, unless he was playing the Saints.
Here it is Monday, June 28, 2010 and I still am overcome with many thoughts, feelings, questions, and memories.
The thought of New York and New Orleans praying for the same positive outcome is nothing new for these two cities. They have been intertwined many times.
After September 11, 2001 the people of Louisiana raised money, built, and delivered the “Spirit of Louisiana” fire engine. The employees at Ferrara Fire Apparatus in Holden, La., donated their time to make sure it was done by Christmas.
Marsanne Golsby, the press secretary of Louisiana’s then Governor, Mike Foster, said, “By donat...

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