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Saints Off Season Review

Free agency has been an exciting time for NFL fans.  To start the New Orleans Saints off season review, lets point out that the Saints are doing their part by retaining majority of their own players.  They also went out and got a few big name targets like Malcolm Jenkins and Emmanuel Sanders.  Some of the biggest moves have been the restructured contracts which Mickey Loomis is always at the top of every year.  The division has gotten stronger with Tom Brady in Tampa, Teddy Bridgewater in Carolina and Todd Gurley in Atlanta.  Everyone is trying to catch the Saints after their third straight division title.  However, the Black and Gold are all-in to get back to the Super Bowl after three straight years of heartbreaking playoff losses.

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We will take a look at the transactions thus far and see where the Saints stand heading into the draft next month. To start the New Orleans Saints off season review lets point out who will be staying with team, who is leaving and who is coming in.

Staying with the Saints

Drew Brees
David Onyemata
Andrus Peat
Noah Spence
D.J. Swearinger
Zach Wood
Justin Hardee
J.T. Gray
Taysom Hill (Tender)

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Leaving the team

Teddy Bridgewater (Carolina)
Vonn Bell (Cincinnati)
A.J. Klein (Buffalo)
Keith Kirkwood (Carolina)
Eli Apple (Las Vegas)
Zach Line (Retired)

Player acquisitions

Malcolm Jenkins (Philadelphia)
Emmanuel Sanders (San Francisco)
Deatrick Nichols (XFL-Houston)
Michael Burton (Chicago)

In conclusion with the New Orleans Saints off season review, even with a few significant names going elsewhere, the roster does not take a huge hit as far as starters go.  There are some holes left to be filled and it should be intriguing to see how the Saints go about it.  Another quarterback, linebacker and offensive tackle depth are at the top of the list. But it would not be surprising to see tight end and defensive back depth addressed as well. Not to mention there are still a lot of quality names on the market.  For now, it seems the Saints are set at standing pat until the draft but you never know what can happen. Stay tuned.