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State of the Franchise: New Orleans Saints

Breaking down the New Orleans Saints depth chart heading into the 2022 season by looking at PFF grades and contract situations. Where the team is now, and what they still need to do.
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NEW ORLEANS SAINTS COACHING STAFF

HC: Dennis ALLEN

OC: Pete CARMICHAEL

DC: Ryan NIELSEN & Kris RICHARD

ST: Darren RIZZI

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS OFFENSIVE DEPTH CHART

QB, Jameis WINSTON

  • PFF Grade (2021) – 74.2
  • Contract – –.

RB, Alvin KAMARA

  • PFF Grade (2021) – 63.2
  • Contract – –.

WR, Michael THOMAS

  • PFF Grade (2020) – 85.2
  • Contract – –.

WR, Marquez CALLAWAY

  • PFF Grade (2021) – 69.3
  • Contract – –.

WR, Tre’Quan SMITH

  • PFF Grade (2021) – 62.7
  • Contract – –.

TE, Adam TRAUTMAN

  • PFF Grade (2021) – 62.7
  • Contract – __.

LT, James HURST

  • PFF Grade (2021) – 69.8
  • Contract – __.

LG, Andrus PEAT

  • PFF Grade (2021) – 52.1
  • Contract – –.

C, Erik MCCOY

  • PFF Grade (2021) – 63.6
  • Contract – –.

RG, Cesar RUIZ

  • PFF Grade (2021) – 57.6
  • Contract – __.

RT, Ryan RAMCZYK

  • PFF Grade (2021) – 84.1
  • Contract – –.

Bench Depth

QB: Andy Dalton, Ian Book

RB: Mark Ingram II, Tony Jones Jr., Josh Adams

FB: Adam Prentice

WR: Deonte Harty, Lil’Jordan Humphrey, Kevin White, Kawaan Baker, Easop Winston Jr., Jalen McCleskey

TE: Taysom Hill, Nick Vannett, Juwan Johnson

LT: Ethan Greenidge

LG: Forrest Lamp

C: Cesar Ruiz, Cohl Cabral

RG: Calvin Throckmorton

RT: Landon Young, Jerald Hawkins

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS DEFENSIVE DEPTH CHART

LDE, Cameron JORDAN

  • PFF Grade (2021) – 83.7
  • Contract – –.

LDT, Shy TUTTLE

  • PFF Grade (2021) – 71.7
  • Contract – __.

RDT, David ONYEMATA

  • PFF Grade (2021) – 81.9
  • Contract – –.

RDE, Marcus DAVENPORT

  • PFF Grade (2021) – 88.8
  • Contract – –.

WLB, Pete WERNER

  • PFF Grade (2021) – 79.9
  • Contract – __.

MLB, Demario DAVIS

  • PFF Grade (2021) – 77.2
  • Contract – __.

SLB, Zach BAUN

  • PFF Grade (2021) – 44.6
  • Contract – –.

LCB, Paulson ADEBO

  • PFF Grade (2021) – 60.3
  • Contract – –.

SS, C.J. GARDNER-JOHNSON

  • PFF Grade (2021) – 62.2
  • Contract – –.

FS, Marcus MAYE

  • PFF Grade (2021) – 55.9
  • Contract – –.

RCB, Marshon LATTIMORE

  • PFF Grade (2021) – 77.3
  • Contract – –.

Bench Depth

LDE: Tanoh Kpassagnon, Carl Granderson, Taco Charlton

NT: Albert Huggins, Malcolm Roach, Jalen Dalton

RDE: Jaleel Johnson, Kentavius Street

WLB: Kaden Elliss

MLB: Andrew Dowell

SLB: Sharif Finch

LCB: Bradley Roby, Dylan Mabin, Bryce Thompson

SS: Justin Evans, J.T. Gray

FS: Daniel Sorensen

RCB: P.J. Williams, KeiVarae Russell, Jordan Miller

Team Needs

OFFENSE

Average PFF Grade:

Low PFF grades: LG (52.1), RG (57.6), WR (62.7), TE (62.7)

Expiring contracts:


DEFENSE

Average PFF Grade:

Low PFF grades: SLB (44.6), FS (55.9), LCB (60.3), SS (62.2)

Expiring contracts:

2022 Draft Picks

Round 1: Nos. 16 and 19 (from Eagles)
Round 2: No. 49
Round 3: No. 98
Round 4: No. 120
Round 5: No. 161
Round 6: No. 194 (from Eagles)
Round 7: N/A

Cap Space 2022

Dream Plan

Low PFFs: SLB (44.6), LG (52.1), FS (55.9), RG (57.6)

2022 NFL Draft Top Prospects: DEFENSIVE PLAYERSWRS, OL, TES, QBS, RBS

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