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

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La'Roi Glover
30 Dec 2000: Defensive tackle La”Roi Glover /

Defensive Tackles:

I gave the Saints four defensive tackles. The first defensive tackle is La’Roi Glover.

Glover spent five seasons with the Saints ranging from 1997 through 2001.

In that span, Glover racked up various awards including two Pro Bowls, two All-Pro selections, NFC Defensive Player of the Year, and the NFL’s sack leader. Glover is easily the best defensive tackle the Saints have ever had.

The next defensive tackle is Derland Moore. Moore played for the Saints from 1973 through 1985 going to one Pro Bowl and being good enough to be selected to the Saints’ 40th and 50th-year anniversary teams. He was also selected to the Saints Hall of Fame.

The next defensive tackle is Jim Wilks. Wilks played 183 games in the black and gold where he played both defensive end and defensive tackle. He logged 45.5 sacks during his tenure in the big easy which isn’t bad considering he was prominently a nose tackle.

The final defensive tackle on the all-time team is Nick Fairley. Fairley spent just two seasons with the Saints, but he made a huge impact on the team. He posted 43 tackles and 6.5 sacks before a career-ending heart condition.