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Devery Henderson


Position:Wide Receiver

Height: 5'11" Weight:200

Born:March 26, 1982 in Opelousas, La.

Joined saints:2004

Years with Saints:2004-2012

Henderson was selected by New Orleans in the second round (50th overall) of the 2004 NFL Draft out of LSU. He played in 124 career games for the Saints from 2004-12 with 76 starts and caught 245 passes for 4,377 yards (17.9 avg.) and 20 touchdowns while carrying 18 times for 119 yards and one touchdown. Henderson also appeared in eight postseason contests with seven starts, posting 31 receptions for 464 yards (15.0 avg.) with four touchdowns and was a member of the club’s Super Bowl XLIV Championship team. One of the NFL’s top deep threats during his career, Henderson’s 18.1 yards per reception from 2006-12 was the NFL’s highest average in that span and his career receiving average (17.9) remains a club record. Henderson’s five receptions of 75 yards or more from 2006-12 was tied for second most in the NFL and his 24.8 receiving average in 2008 was ranked first in the NFL by nearly five yards. Henderson owns the two highest single season receiving averages in club history, 24.8 in 2008 and 23.3 in 2006.