The Saints have spent the last four years assembling one of the NFL's best rosters.
They've drafted well, signed well, and retained the right players. They built a team so strong that it pieced together an 8-1 record with backup quarterbacks the last two seasons. Even when someone or something isn't going well, rarely does the team get blown out because some other part of the team can step up.
Drew Brees, no Drew Brees or injured Drew Brees, New Orleans can keep winning games no matter the circumstances at quarterback. That luxury shouldn't be forgotten when choosing a path on which to travel moving forward. And it doesn't sound like it is lost on general manager Mickey Loomis.