Younger Ayodele finds home with Saints

Ex-Cowboy blossomed with New Orleans, beat big brother to Super Bowl

Updated: February 4, 2010, 10:40 AM ET
By Calvin Watkins | ESPNDallas.com

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Akin and Remi Ayodele dreamed about playing in the NFL. Once that happened for the brothers from Irving, Texas, the next dream was to play in the Super Bowl.

Remi, 26, thought Akin, 30, would reach that goal first because he got more playing time and had a four-year head start. But a funny thing happened along the way. While Akin was toiling for the Miami Dolphins, Remi moved up the New Orleans Saints' depth chart.

And you know the rest of the story. On Sunday, ...

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