Flashback: Saints hired Jim Haslett 15 years ago today

Jim HaslettJim Haslett, who led the Saints through the disastrous 3-13 Katrina season in 2005, was hired on this day in 2000.

In his first season at the helm, Haslett led the Saints to a 10-6 record and the team’s first-ever playoff win. Haslett was named NFL Coach of the Year.

The former Saints defensive coordinator (1996) was fired at the conclusion of the 2005 season after compiling a 45-51 record. Haslett is currently the defensive coordinator of the Washington Redskins.

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