The Saints might have a stellar group of linebackers, the kind of depth chart that could quietly end up becoming a strength of the roster.
The range and athleticism and potential at the position is incredible – in theory. The concerns and questions about the players on the roster could just as quickly bring this group back to earth. The floor is high enough at that position that not everything has to go right for things to work out.
The thing that is interesting to think about is where the ceiling exists if everything connects.
Sean Payton opened the curtain and showed us a few pages of his playbook. The Saints coach, who has been quarantined inside his home after catching the coronavirus, got active on Twitter Sunday night, jumping into a thread that asked coaches to share their favorite passing concepts from empty backfield looks. In reply, Payton posted […]
The Saints want players who can move. Not just at the skill positions, but also on the offensive line. Blocking and being assignment sound are still the chief responsibilities for Drew Brees’ group of protectors. That will never change, but New Orleans now appears to be placing a premium on linemen with athletic ability and […]