"Drew Brees is a lot cooler than me." — Former New Orleans technology chief Greg Meffert, responding in court Sept. 29 to attorney Jim Garner, who had asked Meffert if he was "the Drew Brees of the crime-camera project."
"[I wish] people could look at this issue without blinders on ... the blinders imposed by their church, their parents, their friends or, in our case, their coaches and locker rooms. I wish they would realize that it's not a religion issue. It's not a government issue. It's not even a gay/straight issue or a question of your manhood. It's a human issue. And until more people see that, we're stuck arguing with people who don't have an argument." — Saints linebacker Scott Fujita, expressing his support for same-sex marriage in an interview with The Nation's sports editor Dave Zirin