SAINTS ANALYSIS: FIVE TO WATCH LEADING UP TO MINICAMP WHO STAYS?
New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton gushed over the play of defensive tackle Sedrick Ellis during last weekend’s rookie minicamp. Payton positively acknowledged a couple of other players, guard Carl Nicks and wide receiver Adrian Arrington.
He amended his pats on the back by saying the level of competition wasn’t exactly the same as what these newcomers will face at the end of the month when the team’s full-squad minicamp commences.
The NFL neophytes will be one aspect to keep an eye on later this month when everyone receives their first glimpse at the 2008 version of the Saints.
But it won’t be the most vital tidbit. Here’s an early peek at what to pay attention to with camp about 2½ weeks away: