It appears the New Orleans Saints have a thing for the fad known as “The Harlem Shake.” Players have made a habit in the recent months of making sure they get the audience involve in the dance during charity events.
Hey, it’s better than more Tim Tebow news.
During the Black & Gold Hoops Challenge, safety Malcolm Jenkins and more organized the dance craze for first responders. Michael DeMocker of NOLA.com has all the details:
At halftime during the Black & Gold Hoops Challenge charity basketball game against local first responders, several current and former New Orleans Saints, including Pierre Thomas, Lance Moore, Cam Jordan, Malcolm Jenkins, Joe Morgan, Tyrunn Walker, Darren Sharper, Michael Lewis and Thomas Morstead join hundred of fans and superfans on the gym floor at Archbishop Rummel to do the Harlem Shake. You will gain new respect for the dancing ability of punters.
You can find the video here after the jump.
Of course, this is not the first time Saints players have rallied around the dance craze for a good cause. Last February, former Saints offensive tackle Jermon Bushrod organized the dance outside of the Superdome in honor of Steve Gleason:
In the offseason, anything goes as far as news is concerned. It’s great to see your favorite Saints players having a great time while giving back to the community. In this case, we can all be proud of what the Saints are doing.