By Sean Fazende | FOX 8
NEW ORLEANS, La. (WVUE) - With every training camp comes new competition at each position. Some battles are obvious, while others develop over the duration of practice.
We’ve pinpointed the six biggest battles as the entire Saints team get set to report this week:
Erik McCoy, Nick Easton, and Cameron Tom
Center is the only true first-team position where the starter is completely unknown. With Max Unger retired, a new player will be inserted into the center of the offensive line. In this offense, many consider it the most important position on that unit. Nick Easton, Erik McCoy and Cameron Tom all received first team reps during OTA’s and minicamp. Each have their strong suits: Easton has versatility, Tom has been in the system and steadily improved, McCoy is a second round pick with probably the most talent of the three. But in this battle, the pads will determine the winner.
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