Analysis

How Marcus Davenport can take the next steps in his development and become even better

Marcus Davenport has a chance to become a dominant player. You don’t have to look too hard. The moments are there. Nothing has changed. The Saints pass rusher possesses the same potential he always has. His breathtaking athleticism pops off the screen, allowing him to make plays no one else in New Orleans makes. And […]

The rundown: Talking compensatory picks, Marcus Williams’ next contract, tagging Taysom for ’21, more

The last two weeks have been absolutely incredible, and I want to thank everyone who has joined me on this adventure. The fact that so many people have been willing to support what I’m trying to do here has been extremely moving and humbling. I’m going to keep working as hard as I possibly can […]

Draft simulation: How the Saints can play the board and optimize picks

Draft season is here. New Orleans is entering a fascinating offseason, one in which there are plenty of areas to tweak or improve, but not a lengthy list of musts. The right tweaks could put this team in the Super Bowl, but it also needs to have an eye on the future and set up […]

Saints blueprint: Moves, additions, cap adjustments team should make on defense

The combine is here, which means it is time to start laying out plans for the season. Yesterday, the plan for how the Saints can get better on offense got laid out. Today, we go through the biggest roster issues and cap situations on defense. Log in or purchase a subscription to continue reading this […]

Saints blueprint: Moves, additions, cap adjustments team should make on offense

The combine is here, which means it is time to start laying out plans for the season. Over each of the next two days, I’ll be laying out a plan for how the Saints can get better on both sides of the ball, the biggest issues the roster faces, and where they can create cap […]

How Taysom Hill’s growth as a route runner could make him an even bigger weapon

Imagine a world where one player can do everything and never leave the field. Quarterback one snap. Tight end the next. Running back. Wide receiver. OK, so, maybe this isn’t the best exercise. The mind doesn’t have to stretch that far since everyone is already more than familiar with Taysom Hill. The football player has […]

What a new Collective Bargaining Agreement means for Saints salary cap, Drew Brees contract

The NFL could be closing in on reaching a new collective bargaining agreement with the players that would lock in labor peace for the next decade. More games, expanded playoffs, more practice restrictions. There is a lot on the table that could change the way the league looks and operates over the next decade. But […]

Stay or go: What we’d do with each of the Saints’ pending free agents

Everyone is days away from forming their offseason plans. With the whole league in Indianapolis next week for the scouting combine, teams and agents will soon know each other’s expectations. By the end of the week, everyone should have a good idea which players are staying and which ones need new jobs. Here is a […]

Imagining what the Saints would look like with Taysom Hill at quarterback

There might not be a more anticipated offseason pass than the next one Taysom Hill throws. The football player, for some reason, has become one of the more talked about quarterbacks in the league despite not having played quarterback very much in the NFL. Hill isn’t technically in control of what happens with his restricted […]

What was the reason for Drew Brees’ lack of deep passes last season?

The pass wasn’t particularly beautiful or memorable. It got the job done. A lot happened that day, so Drew Brees connecting with Ted Ginn Jr. down the Superdome’s right sideline during the 2018 NFC title game just a couple plays before the infamous no-call is an understandably forgettable moment. But the fact is, Brees reached […]

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