5 players who helped their cause in preseason opener (1 Viewer)

  • Admin

By Jeff Duncan | NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

Five players who helped their cause in the New Orleans Saints’ 24-20 victory against the Jacksonville Jaguars on Thursday night at TIAA Bank Field:

Jayrone Elliott

The veteran outside linebacker had himself a game with four tackles, 2.5 sacks and two forced fumbles. And the 6-3, 255-pound Elliott did all this damage in only 16 snaps. His strip sack of Tanner Lee led to a fumble recovery by Taylor Stallworth and set up the Saints’ go-ahead touchdown, a 4-yard touchdown run by Jonathan Williams. It should be noted that Elliot was doing most of his work against the Jaguars’ third- and fourth-teamers, but his ability to rush the passer might be the redeeming characteristic that earns him a roster in a deep linebacker unit. ...

Full Story - NOLA.com
Andrus Whitewing

Andrus Whitewing


Create an account or login to comment

You must be a member in order to leave a comment

Create account

Create an account on our community. It's easy!

Log in

Already have an account? Log in here.

Users who are viewing this thread


New Orleans Saints Twitter Feed



Top Bottom