Clowns no more

The road to the Super Bowl goes through New Orleans this year thanks to the Saints stellar season.

Baton Rouge established strong bonds with the Crescent City following Hurricane Katrina as a few hundred thousand people took refuge here. Four years later, Saints gear is flying off local racks, and long-suffering fans and New Orleans ex-pats are relishing rare euphoria.

In this month’s issue of 225, read about Mike Benton’s good-luck t-shirt, and hear what a few die-hard Saints fans told editor Tom Guarisco here.

Is the Saints’ season? special for you? How do you think they’ll fare in the playoffs?

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