The identity of the Saints will never be the same.
Things are going to change this offseason, and it seems nearly certain a new era is starting in New Orleans. Not only could some significant players step away from the game, the team needs to clear more than $60 million in cap space, which will force even more hard decisions.
So, how does the team stay competitive? There are several ways. Here is a look at the moves I would make in some key areas if I were in charge of the roster.