A day after losing All-Pro guard Carl Nicks in free agency, the New Orleans Saints replaced him with with Pro Bowler Ben Grubbs. Grubbs, a former first round draft pick out of Auburn, has spent his first five years in the league with the Baltimore Ravens.
There were a few members of the New Orleans Saints, mostly on the defensive side of the ball, who had subpar performances against the Green Bay Packers in the team's season-opener.
While it's still way too early to panic, it may not be too early to say that some of those guys need to play better in the Saints' home opener, this Sunday, against the Chicago, if the Saints are to win, and if they tho
It sure was a busy day for the New Orleans Saints, on Thursday, as the team made numerous reported transactions.
Most of the moves are still unofficial, and there still may be more moves to come, but here's a rundown of the day's happenings:
Saints left tackle Jermon Bushrod won't be the biggest name of the 29 Saints that will soon become free agents. He won't be the most talked about either. However, considering his job is to protect the blind side of superstar quarterback Drew Brees, could Bushrod be the most important Saints FA?
Despite the loss to the Seattle Seahawks, in the wild-card rounf of the NFC playoffs, New Orleans Sainst head coach sean Payton remains optimistic about the team's future. Mike Triplett, of the Times-Picayune, has the story, below.