Three weeks ago today, Saints coach Sean Payton said on PFT Live that the team expected an announcement from quarterback Drew Brees regarding his future within a week or a week and a half. The silence from Brees has become deafening. All signs continue to point to retirement, with the biggest piece of evidence being [more]
Saints defensive tackle Malcom Brown did what he’s done his entire career in 2020 — stuff gaps and clog up space in the run game. The 320-pound brute out of Texas University did so much against the run this year that went unnoticed because he isn’t the flashy pass rusher that excites everyone. He’s a two-down player who fills gaps and eats up double teams on early downs, and pushes the pocket on play action passes.
Jameis Winston is a pending free agent, which leaves the team with Taysom Hill and Trevor Siemian as their quarterback room going into 2021. Also worth noting is that Joe Lombardi, who had two separate stints with the team and has been known for his work as quarterbacks coach, got promoted to be the Chargers offensive coordinator and work with Justin Herbert. The NFL got to see a small sample size from Taysom Hill in four games, and it was obviously a mixed bag.