By Amos Morale III | WWL
The COVID-19 pandemic is still affecting the daily lives of Americans and the NFL’s day-to-day operations haven’t been spared.
The draft process for both prospects and franchises will once again be different due to the coronavirus. Teams will still get a chance to evaluate prospects in person, this cycle, starting with the Reese’s Senior Bowl which began practice Tuesday.
Some to the 2021 draft class’ top prospects will participate in showcase for scouts from all 32 NFL teams including the New Orleans Saints. The Senior Bowl has helped put players like tight end Adam Trautman, who impressed at last year's game, on the Saints' radar in the past.
Here’s three things Saints fans should keep an eye on during this week’s Senior Bowl:
Which linebackers standout?
Both WWL’s Zach Strief and Deuce McAllister mentioned linebacker as a position the Saints should look at in the Draft. Saints linebacker Alex Anzalone is a free agent and Kwon Alexander is recovering from a season ending injury potentially making what was a deep position group for the Saints in 2020, a thin one heading in to this season. ...
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