Saints 2019 Year in Review: Nick Easton

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Saints 2019 Year in Review: Nick Easton
Saints 2019 Year in Review: Nick Easton

After Max Unger's abrupt retirement prior to this season, the Saints scrambled to find a replacement for the All-Pro level center. They found it in rookie Erik McCoy, who was stellar for the Saints in 2019, but McCoy was actually their third choice. The first was Cameron Tom, who was lost for the season before it began. The second was Nick Easton, who the Saints signed after two seasons with the Vikings to fill the void at snapper. In spite of McCoy's fantastic season, Easton saw the field plenty in 2019. An injury to guard Andrus Peat forced the Saints to ask Easton to step out of his comfort zone to fill in, with Will Clapp struggling at times. Easton and Clapp competed for the sixth-man role

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