Once the NFL's most dynamic offense, the New Orleans Saints fell on hard times in 2021. The Saints plummeted to 28th in total offense, including an abysmal dead last in passing production. It was by far the worst offensive performance in the 16-year tenure of head coach Sean Payton.
The New Orleans Saints are sitting at home, watching the NFL Playoffs like the rest of us. During this time, it might be helpful to see some of the players the Saints could target at the end of the season. There are just eight teams left in this year’s playoffs, but there are plenty of players that will likely be moving teams next year.
One of the biggest questions for the Saints to address in the offseason pertains to its secondary personnel — starting with safety Marcus Williams. After playing on the franchise tag this season, he's a free agent once again. Here is a look at who is and is not under contract for the 2022 season, a quick peek back at what transpired in 2021 and a look at what the future may hold at the position.