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Saturday, February 06, 2010

Flag Football

For tomorrow’s Superbowl, we’re going with the Saints and their ancient floral insignia.


Emblazoned with a spiky “flower,” the fleur-de-lis, a helmet of the New Orleans Saints

Photo: Getty

We’re backing to Saints in tomorrow’s Superbowl for any number of reasons – but let’s keep it floral. The New Orleans NFL team’s insignia is the fleur-de-lis, a stylized flower with ancient roots and many manifestations around this city, the sensual capital of the U.S.A.

“It does not just represent the Saints,” running back Reggie Bush told The New York Times. “It’s amazing. You see it everywhere. You see it on churches and in restaurants.” The Times’ Joe LaPointe has a good synopsis of the emblem’s history, and we’ve run one here, too (sans pigskin).

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