Tragedy has struck the NFL on multiple occasions in 2021. Just a few weeks ago, former New York Giants head coach Jim Fassel passed away. Now unfortunately, the New Orleans Saints are the ones who have been impacted by the loss of a former player.
It was announced earlier today that former Saints wide receiver Bob Newland has passed away at the age of 72. Newland was picked by New Orleans in the seventh round of the 1972 draft and played four seasons for the Saints.
In other New Orleans Saints news, former quarterback Drew Brees recently announced a new partnership deal with LIGHT Helmets. See what Brees had to say about the new partnership below.