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May 11, 2024; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints quarterback Spencer Rattler (18) runs passing drills during the rookie minicamp at the Ochsner Sports Performance Center.
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New Orleans Saints Rookies Spencer Rattler and Kool-Aid McKinstry are among those that will compete with other young players for potential roles during Saints training camp.

By Ross Jackson - Saints News Network | SI

There are not a ton of roster spots available for the New Orleans Saints as they go into training camp next week. But that certainly does not mean that things can not be made interesting. Here is a quick look at some of the spots where things could be shaken up a bit, headlined by the battle everyone is looking forward to seeing.

Backup Quarterback
  • Jake Haener
  • Spencer Rattler
While this battle will ideally have very little impact in 2024, it will be the duel that everyone that will get the most attention this summer. Haener, the second-year quarterback has been connected to starting passer Derek Carr for quite some time. The two are Fresno State alums and Carr has been Haener’s long-term mentor. The former Bulldog had both ups and downs during his preseason performances but consistently impressed throughout training camp last year. He starts training camp as the second quarterback on the roster in many minds ahead of both Rattler and veteran Nathan Peterman. ...

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