Exploring Terry Fontenot’s Story of Hard Work, Plus the State of Saints QBs (with Rod Walker)
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Sports columnist Rod Walker of The New Orleans Advocate talks to Rachel talk about the impact of a great story. Terry Fontenot - former New Orleans Saints Assistant GM for Pro Personnel - began as a Saints marketing intern 18 years ago and was just hired by the Atlanta Falcons to run their organization.

Fontenot is just one of several Saints coaches and staff members to gain outside interest early this offseason because of the Saints’ continued success, so we’ll discuss how the Saints move forward filling vacancies and addressing the quarterback position.


-Rod Walker’s personal journey from industrial engineering to sports journalism

-Stories of “cutting our teeth in the industry” with high school sports

-How Terry Fontenot’s story serves as inspiration for all of us to work a little harder

-Where the Saints go from here at QB, including some results of Rod Walker’s informal Twitter poll


Terry Fontenot Feature by Rod Walker on Nola.com

Rod Walker Column: If Drew Brees calls it quits, who’s the Saints’ starting quarterback in 2021?

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