Saints General Manager Mickey Loomis is waiting for word from quarterback Drew Brees about his plans for the 2021 season and he’s also waiting for word from the league about the salary cap for the year to come. We know the cap won’t be lower than $175 million, which would represent a $23 million drop [more]
In recent years, it was not uncommon to see the New Orleans Saints draft the same position - some times even the same player - in multiple mock drafts as the offseason progresses. Don’t expect that to be the case this year. In Mel Kiper’s most recent mock draft for ESPN (Insider required), Kiper acknowledges the uncertainty surrounding the Saints’ draft needs come the time New Orleans is on the clock near the end of the first round of the 2021 NFL Draft.
Malcom Brown did so much in the run game this year that went unnoticed because he isn’t the flashy pass rusher. He’s a two-down player who stuffs the run on early down and pushes the pocket on play action passes. And while the value might not be there for a guy with a role like this, compared to a pass rusher racking up pressures and sacks, the fact remains that he did a hell of a job contributing to a defense that was once again one of the best run defenses in the league.