September 30, 2012; Green Bay, WI, USA; The New Orleans Saints and Green Bay Packers face off at the line of scrimmage during the third quarter at Lambeau Field. The Packers edged the Saints, 28-27. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle, USA TODAY Sports

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Welcome to Who Dat Dish, the New Orleans Saints news and opinions site brought to you by the FanSided Network. Who Dat Dish is dedicated to providing top-notch Saints news, views and original content. This site also serves as a community for like-minded fans to come together to catch up on the latest news and to discuss their passion.

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John Hendrix, editor

John spends the majority of his time in the bank, working as a Personal Banker. He has taken a great interest in furthering his writing, and started blogging on the New Orleans Saints & other NFL topics back in July 2012. He resides in Slidell, LA - which is only a short drive away from New Orleans. John grew up a sports fan, and has followed the NFL since the age of 5. He considers himself a walking encyclopedia of knowledge when it comes to the NFL History. John's path with Who Dat Dish started out as a contributing writer, and was promoted as a Co-Managing Editor just several months later. He primarily handles the social media aspect of WDD. He's anxious to see where his writing abilities may take him. He is happily married to his beautiful wife, Stephanie, since October 2011, and just had his first child (a son) in December of 2013. He previously wrote independently for 1st & 5 (www.firstand5.blogspot.com), and has dedicated a great deal of time covering the New Orleans Saints. He also is an avid LSU Tigers Football fan and Detroit Red Wings fan.

Barry Hirstius, Staff Writer

On Twitter, you can find writer Barry Hirstius @HarahanWhoDat ..... Barry Hirstius is a 47 year old former professional journalist who was recently lured out of "retirement" --- he is now a Grandfather of 2 beautiful little girls, and a long-time New Orleans Saints fan for over 40 years. A native of New Orleans who now resides in the Midwest (Indiana, in the heart of Indianapolis Colts country), he sometimes goes by the nickname of "HarahanWhoDat"; a nod to the suburb of New Orleans that he grew up in as a kid. He has both laughed as well as cried throughout the years, over the exploits of both good and bad with his beloved team; and his wish is to see the Saints win another Super Bowl --- a wish that originally began when his beloved "Paw Paw" took him to his first-ever game at the old Tulane Stadium in uptown New Orleans, on his 6th birthday......

Andrew Schuster, whodatdish.com

Andrew is a 27 year-old journalism grad living in the New Orleans area. He is an avid Saints and LSU fan and rarely misses a game. He came over to Who Dat Dish after writing as a contributor for footballnation.com over the past year. He enjoys writing for the FanSided Network and will soon also be staffed with RantSports.com. Mr. Schuster is here to feed the football fans with the news and stories they crave.

Bruyant Garder leDome, Staff Writer

Proud member of the Who Dat Nation. Live in New Orleans area. Got my love of the game from my Pops who took the family to the first Saints game at Tulane Stadium. WebSite WhoDatWarriors.com You can find me there or on twitter @WhoDatWarriors Otherwise, I am wreaking havoc in the dOMe if I am not breaking down tape for you good folks.

Ian-Mitchell Dear, Staff Writer

New Orleans native now living in the Tar Heel State. Senior Journalism major. I have been a Saints fan my entire life and a fan of sports since I was a little kid. Sports provides the inspiration for all of us to go after what we want in life. Whether it is a big tackle, game winning touchdown, or overcoming incredible odds. Sports shows us that anything is possible with enough hard work, perseverance, and passion.

Federico Ferrari, Staff Writer

I'm a student of Foreign Languages and Literatures at the University of Udine (Italy). I like writing and playing the guitar. A lot. When I discovered NFL football I immediately fell in love with the New Orleans Saints.

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