Jim Henderson

Scoot
July 26, 2018 - 11:19 am
Dear Zack, Congratulations on being selected as WWL’s new play-by-play announcer for the New Orleans Saints! Few players have entered the broadcast booth as play-by-play announcers. Most former players take the role of color analyst; but a few, the late Frank Gifford and Pat Summerall both played...
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The new play-by-play announcer for New Orleans Saints games will be Zach Strief. Strief retired from playing for the Saints last year. A news release says that the twelve year offensive tackle is joining his ex-teammate, Deuce McAllister, in the broadcast booth. “I’m thrilled about the opportunity...
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Jim Henderson with Hokie Gajan broadcasting a Saints game
Seth Dunlap, WWL Radio
Seth Dunlap
February 02, 2018 - 6:26 pm
A lot of people are saying yesterday was a sad day for the Saints, for Saints fans, for the National Football League, for the sports broadcasting industry. Jim Henderson, the legendary radio voice of the New Orleans Saints for 31 years, announced his retirement yesterday. To me this isn’t a time to...
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Kristian Garic
February 02, 2018 - 5:04 pm
​G.O.A.T (Greatest of all time), is a term that has sometimes been tossed around haphazardly in the sports world. It's not haphazard if you're referencing Jim Henderson, long time voice of the New Orleans Saints. Hondo announced his retirement yesterday after three decades as the voice of the...
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Kristian Garic
February 02, 2018 - 3:06 pm
With Jim Henderson announcing his retirement as the voice of the Saints, comes raw emotion and words describing what he's meant to this region and to the Saints organization. Henderson called Saints games for over three decades. His voice is all we know when it comes to Saints football. The Saints...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
February 01, 2018 - 4:35 pm
Saints Quarterback Drew Brees commented today on Jim Henderson retiring from calling Saints games after 30 years of play-by-play. "Certainly the legacy that he's leaving, what he has meant to the city of New Orleans and obviously to the New Orleans Saints... he's a special guy," Brees told WWL...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
February 01, 2018 - 1:01 pm
After decades of calling the play-by-play for New Orleans Saints games on WWL Radio, Jim Henderson has decided to step away from the microphone. “It’s time. This is a good year to go out," Henderson explained after 30 years. "I will miss our Saints Radio broadcast team; I will miss calling the...
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