In the illustrious history of the New Orleans Saints, quarterbacks have held a special place in the hearts of fans.

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From franchise icons to unsung heroes, each quarterback has left an indelible mark on the team's legacy. Join us as we explore the top 10 quarterbacks in New Orleans Saints history.

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The Best Quarterbacks In New Orleans Saints History:

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1. Drew Brees:

No discussion of Saints quarterbacks is complete without Drew Brees. Arriving in New Orleans in 2006, Brees's impact was immediate. He led the team to its first Super Bowl victory in 2009, earning MVP honors. Brees holds numerous NFL records, including most career passing yards and completions.

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2. Archie Manning:

Manning was the face of the franchise during a tumultuous era in Saints history. Despite playing on struggling teams, Manning's talent shone bright, earning him two Pro Bowl selections.

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3. Aaron Brooks:

Known for his strong arm and mobility, Brooks led the Saints to their first-ever playoff win in 2000. He ranks third in franchise history in passing yards and touchdowns.

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4. Bobby Hebert:

"The Cajun Cannon" brought a new level of excitement to the Saints in the late 1980s and early 1990s. He led the team to their first winning seasons and playoff appearances.

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5. Jim Everett:

Acquired via trade in 1994, Everett provided stability at the quarterback position for the Saints. He ranks fifth in franchise history in passing yards.

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6. Ken Stabler:

A Hall of Famer best known for his time with the Oakland Raiders, Stabler played his final NFL season with the Saints in 1982. Despite his brief tenure, his legacy as one of the game's greatest quarterbacks endures.

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7. Billy Kilmer:

Kilmer played a pivotal role in the early years of the Saints franchise, providing leadership and stability at the quarterback position.

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8. Jeff Blake:

Blake's strong arm and deep passing ability made him a fan favorite during his time in New Orleans.

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9. Steve Walsh:

Walsh's tenure with the Saints was characterized by ups and downs, but he still managed to lead the team to some memorable victories.

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11. Jake Delhomme

Delhomme is the ultimate story of "what could have been" when it comes to the Saints. Jake was not resigned  with Aaron Brooks being cemented in as the Saints starter. He signed as a free agent with the Carolina Panthers and lead the team to Super Bowl XXXVIII against the Patriots that same season. Plus, with being a Louisiana boy from a Louisiana college we had to put him on the list.

In conclusion, the New Orleans Saints have been blessed with a rich history of talented quarterbacks. From Drew Brees's legendary career to the contributions of lesser-known players, each quarterback has played a part in shaping the franchise's identity. As Saints fans eagerly await the next chapter in the team's quarterback saga, they can look back fondly on the achievements of these gridiron heroes.

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