So in the grand tradition of the Steel Curtain, the Dome Patrol, The Monsters of the Midway, & the Purple People Eaters, I decided to dub the 2013 Saints defense the Regulators.
Thanks to @WWLAMFM playing Nate Dogg and Warren G after the Vacarro interception, I want the Saint’s defense to be called the Regulators.
— ▓▓▓▓▓▒▒▒▒░░░░ (@superdeformed) September 22, 2013
So when I watch Saints games I have the TV muted and I listen to the local radio broadcast on WWL Radio (pause the a DVR for like 2 seconds and they sync up). They played the classic (well, only) Warren G hit song Regulate on one of their bumpers after a big defensive play or possession change.
Here’s an old music video to Regulate my friend made nearly a decade ago in college:
So it hit me like a GOLDEN BULLET, that this defense is pretty rad, we should call them something. Regulators. Because, they’re Regulating this game and they’re damn good too.
The historical documentary, Young Guns, 100% accurately describes what the regulators are. I mean, come on, EMILIO ESTEVEZ and Kenny Vacarro are pretty much the same guy!
It appears the Saints BLOGOSPHERE THINGY has caught on to my brilliant idea: