The concept of set positions is becoming outdated.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.
The Saints might have assembled the deepest roster of the Sean Payton era. If you start ordering players, when you get somewhere around spots 45-50, you’ll begin considering where to place players like Malcom Brown and Margus Hunt. Dwayne Washington might also be in the mix. This is a significant difference from a couple of […]
The Saints drafted two of the best center prospects to enter the NFL over the last two seasons. When everything settles as it should, Cesar Ruiz will likely end up playing center, with Erik McCoy moving to right guard. Both men’s talents are best suited at these positions, especially McCoy, who can use his athleticism […]