Why Aaron Glenn and the Saints see football players being more ‘positionless’ in the future, and what that means right now

The concept of set positions is becoming outdated.

At least a little bit.

More than ever, teams need a handful of players who can move around and do multiple things. Having a bunch of players who are affixed to one area of the field and never move is quickly becoming a hindrance, and Saints secondary coach Aaron Glenn sees a future where players – especially those in the secondary – are largely positionless.

Movement toward this ideal is already happening in New Orleans.

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