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Andrus 10-05-2017 07:49 PM

Saints rookies making impact

By Kelly McElroy / Staff Writer

Something amazing is going on with the New Orleans Saints right now – their rookie players are making a huge impact on the team.
That is not something that has happened in bulk for a long time in New Orleans.

And the first-year guys are one of the reasons the Saints have gotten back on track at 2-2 overall and dropping their first two games of the season.

As a whole the Saints have not drafted well in recent seasons.
Last year if Sheldon Rankins would not have gone down with an early-season injury, the five-player class that included Rankins, star wide receiver Michael Thomas, safety Vonn Bell, defensive tackle David Onyemata and running back/special teams ace Daniel Lasco would have looked much better.

But even last year was a marked improvement for Saints rookies...

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