By John Sigler | Saintswire
Expectations are high for Marcus Davenport. The big defensive end has fought through injuries early in his New Orleans Saints career, slowed by a critical turf toe issue in 2018 before getting sidelined with a Lisfranc break in 2019.
Despite those setbacks, he only needs to log seven sacks in 2020 to crack the Saints’ top-20 sack leaders in franchise history. He bagged six sacks in 13 games last year, and has already notched more of them in first two years put together (10.5) than the superstar lining up opposite him: Cameron Jordan, who racked up nine sacks between his first two seasons.
Davenport has taken what Jordan’s taught him and ran with it. The two got closer during the long offseason while rehabbing injuries (Davenport had his foot issue, while Jordan dealt with post-season surgery), spending a lot of time in the trainer’s room, and Davenport took Jordan’s lessons to heart. ...
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