Creating an absolutely dominant all-time 53-man New Orleans Saints roster

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Wide Receivers:

Six wide receivers made the cut for the Saints’ all-time roster and the organization has truly been blessed with some receiving talent over the years.

The first wide receiver is Marques Colston.

Colston was a seventh-round draft pick by the New Orleans Saints and has been tabbed by many as the greatest player in NFL history to never make a Pro Bowl. His 711 receptions, 9,759 receiving yards, and 72 receiving touchdowns all rank first in Saints history, making him the best wide receiver in New Orleans history to touch the turf.

The second wide receiver on the all-time team is Joe Horn. Horn went to four Pro Bowls with the Saints and was widely regarded as the team’s best wide receiver before Marques Colston burst onto the scene.

At the time of his release from the Saints, Horn was the team’s leader in receiving touchdowns with 50.

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The third wide receiver on the roster is a guy who will someday be the best on the roster, Michael Thomas. Thomas took the NFL by storm when he rewrote the NFL record book in 2019 and took home NFL Offensive Player of the Year honors as well.

Thomas has been nothing but dominant in his four-year career, leading the NFL in receptions twice, being selected to All-Pro First Team twice, and leading the NFL in receiving yards once.

The fourth wide receiver on this roster is Eric Martin. Eric Martin logged 532 receptions, 7,854 receiving yards, and 48 receiving touchdowns in his career with the Saints. He attended one Pro Bowl with the Saints and was also nominated to the Saints Hall of Fame.

The fifth wide receiver on the all-time roster is a fan favorite by the name of Lance Moore.

Moore spent the majority of his career in the black and gold where he stayed from 2005 through 2013. Moore was always the number two guy which often left him out of the limelight, but his hard work doesn’t go unnoticed.

Moore won a Super Bowl with the Saints and carved out a legacy of being a fun player to watch and a tough player to contain.

The sixth and final receiver on the depth chart belongs to Michael Lewis. Lewis was a solid wide receiver, but he was an even better returner.

Lewis was given the NFL’s Special Teams Player of the Year award back in 2002 which was the same season he went to his lone Pro Bowl, was selected to the All-Pro First Team, and led the NFL in kick return yardage.

Lewis was selected to the Saints Hall of Fame in 2015.