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.
Merritt was one of Miami’s top performers during training camp, and he contributed in three games his first two seasons. Practice squad players become unrestricted free agents at the end of the season, and signing futures contracts, which are minimum-salary-based deals, virtually allows them to train with an organization in the offseason. However, it doesn’t guarantee a training camp spot.
Could a return home to New York be in store for former Miami Dolphins coach Brian Flores? The New York Giants are expected to interview Flores, according to an ESPN Friday report. Flores, a Brooklyn native, has already been interviewed by the Chicago Bears for their head coaching vacancy and is a name that has been mentioned in connection to the Houston Texans’ opening, as well.