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What is the name of the New Orleans Saints' mascot?

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According to the official New Orleans Saints website, the team has two costumed mascots: Gumbo and Sir Saint. Gumbo is a St. Bernard named after the famous New Orleans dish. Sir Saint has a large foam head and exaggerated chin.

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Gumbo and Sir Saint wear custom Saints football jerseys. Sir Saint wears the number 1 while Gumbo wears 00. Gumbo wears khaki shorts and oversized, black-and-gold shoes over furry arms and legs. Sir Saint has a Saints helmet on his foam head and an all-black uniform.

Sir Saint is a 70s-era mascot dating back to John Mecom's tenure as owner of the Saints, according to WWNO Radio, the University of New Orleans' public radio station. Sir Saint was temporarily retired, but revived by Tom Benson, who bought the Saints in 1985.

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