Number and age) Adam Trautman - #82 (24) Nick Vannett - #81 (28) Ethan Wolfe - #86 (25) Garrett Griffin - #45 (27) Dylan Soehner* - #89 (23)* * = rookie TRAUTMAN Trautman is viewed as a potential breakout candidate for the New Orleans offense. He has excellent hands, precise route-running ability, and presents an athletic mismatch for most linebackers. His blocking skills initially caught coaches' attention last year, earning him early playing time as a rookie.
The three sports he played at the time were basketball, baseball and soccer. "People say everything happens for a reason," said Cooney, whose dad suggested he visit a local punting and kicking camp during those months of draining chemo treatments. "Who knows what would've happened if I hadn't really stumbled upon this during what would seem for a lot of people to be a tougher time [in my life]?"