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QBREES9 01-05-2012 12:52 PM

Rita Benson Leblanc Stands Out in Crowd of NFL Suits
 
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NEW ORLEANS -- The future of the New Orleans Saints wears a pair of ultrachic black boots that ascend to her knees, not because it's comfortable but because the team has been on a roll since she put them on and you don't mess with fate. She cannot ... sit ... down, at least not for more than a few minutes. Did you know that the average executive chair is too big for a woman? Rita Benson LeBlanc, who can't be much more than a bowl of gumbo over 100 pounds, does. Behind her desk is a large gray exercise ball. That's where she sits.

The executive vice president/part owner of the Saints bought the ball because, ultimately, she was going to do sit-ups while she was at work. That didn't work out; she was way too busy for that. Now, it's just used for good posture. But LeBlanc rolls the ball out in the middle of her office on a winter Tuesday recently and belts out at least three sit-ups, just to demonstrate.

New Orleans Saints' Rita Benson LeBlanc stands out in a crowd of NFL suits - espnW

RockyMountainSaint 01-05-2012 01:38 PM

Thanks Q!
Great read.

Stay away form the comments though. Morons!

Rugby Saint II 01-05-2012 02:06 PM

I have always been a big fan of hers. She worked hard to get where she is.....fact is I believe that she kept the Saints out of San Antonio. She has been very instrumental in the decisions made since Katrina.

homerj07 01-05-2012 09:41 PM

She has run the team a WHOLE LOT BETTER than her father ever did!!

Halo 01-05-2012 09:42 PM

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Originally Posted by homerj07 (Post 364429)
She has run the team a WHOLE LOT BETTER than her father ever did!!

Grandfather.....

Halo 01-05-2012 09:44 PM

Comments from ESPN....

QBREES9 01-05-2012 10:31 PM

I have a lot of respect for her. Thanks Rocky

RockyMountainSaint 01-06-2012 12:01 AM

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Originally Posted by Halo (Post 364430)
Grandfather.....

She doesn't "run" the team.

Her goodwill and her efforts toward the city's growth and good name are her hallmarks.

Bless ya girl!

pumpkindriver 01-06-2012 01:17 AM

Great article, too bad I read the comments. I was tired and sleepy and ready to go to bed, now I'm pissed off. Those people need to be b!#&h slapped for the terrible things they said.

Halo 01-06-2012 01:37 AM

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Originally Posted by pumpkindriver (Post 364528)
Great article, too bad I read the comments. I was tired and sleepy and ready to go to bed, now I'm pissed off. Those people need to be b!#&h slapped for the terrible things they said.

I was just talking about this with my girlfriend as we read the comments on ESPN.

Those comments are the reason why I read here at blackandgold.com and just pretty much stay here when I'm online.
99% of the comments are ESPN and NOLA.com are total trolling ignorance. Occasional a funny comment is sandwiched in there.

I just like it here and try to keep it that way. :bng:


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