Saints film room: Can Ian Book develop in New Orleans?
Any quarterback taken after the first couple of rounds is going to face enormously long odds. Special players find ways to overcome those odds. Does Ian Book have what it takes?
Saints film room: What Kawaan Baker can bring to the wide receiver group
The Saints have been in search of a specific type of receiver for quite some time. They covet players who can blend the lines between positional responsibilities and create mismatches. The kind of player who can go deep and do enough on handoffs and misdirection plays to keep defenses honest. There was some hope Brandin […]
Saints film room: Breaking down Pete Werner’s game and how he can fit in on defense
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Saints film room: Can Paulson Adebo be the cornerback New Orleans needs?
If you happened to walk into the room and look at the screen at the right moment, with no context, you might think Paulson Adebo is a wide receiver if you were seeing No. 11 play for the first time. When the ball is in the air, and his eyes are on it, the cornerback […]
Saints film room: Breaking down what the Saints are getting in Payton Turner
Payton Turner could convince you that he’s ready to dominate the world. His performance against Tulane last season plays almost like a highlight tape. Play after play, he’s in the backfield hitting quarterbacks and stuffing runs. Turner played 50 snaps, had two sacks, three quarterback hits and five tackles for a loss. The domination is […]
In Payton Turner, the Saints get a defensive end with ‘tremendous upside’
The Saints have many needs on defense. Some are more glaring than others, but the ones that don’t jump out still exist. New Orleans did not leave the first round with a cornerback or a linebacker or quarterback. The Saints’ efforts to move up in the first round were unsuccessful; their aggressive nature was thwarted […]