New Orleans Saints DT Akiem Hicks ready for team's new 3-4 defensive scheme (1 Viewer)

mvtrucking

Administrator
Administrator
VIP Subscribing Member
VIP Contributor
Joined
Feb 1, 2004
Messages
23,837
Reaction score
490
Location
Monroe, La
Offline


Full Story – Nola.Com


New Orleans Saints defensive tackle Akiem Hicks will always remember former defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo as his first NFL mentor. But Hicks has quickly learned the business of the NFL and isn't shying away from the Saints' new defensive direction as the team is in the beginning stages of transforming from a 4-3 defensive scheme to a 3-4 set.

"It's really a tough thing to experience," Hicks said Wednesday at a press conference for the NFL's Play 60 program in the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. "You become family after a while. I know we were only together for a year, but I came in here and that was my guy and now he's gone.

"I guess that's just part of the business of the NFL. There's a lot of turnover and change, but he's always going to be a guy that I look up to as he was my first teacher in the NFL. I'll miss him, but we'll move on."

By Larry Holder / Times-Picayune

Full Story – Nola.Com
 

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 (Users: 0, Guests: 1)

Thread starter Similar threads Forum Replies Date
Saints staying home as Hurricane Zeta comes through New Orleans Saints RSS News Feeds 0
3 Biggest takeaways from the New Orleans Saints vs the Carolina Panthers Saints RSS News Feeds 0
New Orleans Saints: Important quotes from Week 7 Saints RSS News Feeds 0
Dan in Lafayette Drew Brees excellent throughout, Marcus Davenport comes up with big sack in New Orleans Saints victory against Panthers SR News Page Articles 0
Andrus Game recap - New Orleans Saints defeat Carolina Panthers 27-24 SR News Page Articles 0
New Orleans Saints fans’ rooting guide for NFL Week 7 Saints RSS News Feeds 0
Dan in Lafayette Tony Chachere's Key Ingredients to a New Orleans Saints victory vs. Carolina Panthers SR News Page Articles 0
Dan in Lafayette Drew Brees reacts to New Orleans Saints vs Carolina Panthers Week 7, Teddy Bridgewater Is No-Problem SR News Page Articles 0
The Edge: Assessing how New Orleans Saints, Carolina Panthers stack up for Week 7 Saints RSS News Feeds 0
CSC Podcast: Carolina Panthers @ New Orleans Saints Preview Saints RSS News Feeds 0
Five questions before the New Orleans Saints reunite with Teddy Bridgewater, Carolina Panthers Saints RSS News Feeds 0
Dan in Lafayette Trey Hendrickson Progress a Boost for New Orleans Saints Defense SR News Page Articles 0
Dan in Lafayette New Orleans Saints GM Mickey Loomis joins WWL Radio to discuss the bye week and preparations for division rival Carolina Panthers SR News Page Articles 0
Saints TV ratings fall in New Orleans, but 'nobody has to worry' about NFL; here's why Saints RSS News Feeds 0
Saints, New Orleans Mayor meet to discuss return of fans to Superdome for games Saints RSS News Feeds 0
Dan in Lafayette Defensive end Marcus Davenport makes presence felt in season debut for New Orleans Saints SR News Page Articles 0
Carolina Panthers at New Orleans Saints: Key Matchups Saints RSS News Feeds 0
Teddy Bridgewater may be a 'frenemy' now, but there's still plenty of love for him in New Orleans Saints RSS News Feeds 0
2020 Draft Preview - No. 2: Nick Friedell on the New Orleans Pelicans podcast presented by SeatGeek - October 23, 2020 Pelicans RSS News Feeds 0
Dan in Lafayette Teddy Bridgewater and Joe Brady will return to New Orleans looking to get Panthers back on track SR News Page Articles 0
Social media reaction to New Orleans Pelicans hiring Stan Van Gundy Pelicans RSS News Feeds 0
Joel Meyers & Antonio Daniels on the hiring of Stan Van Gundy on the New Orleans Pelicans podcast presented by SeatGeek - October 22, 2020 Pelicans RSS News Feeds 0
El Caliente New Orleans Pelicans hire Stan Van Gundy Everything Else Board 78
2020 Draft Preview - No. 1: Jon Krawczynski on the New Orleans Pelicans podcast presented by SeatGeek - October 21, 2020 Pelicans RSS News Feeds 0
New Orleans approves fans at Superdome Saints RSS News Feeds 0
Dan in Lafayette Saints vs Bears Wednesday Injury Report SR News Page Articles 0
Dan in Lafayette Saints Defense vs. Bears Offense Preview SR News Page Articles 0
woohoosaint Running errands with Saints legends: Archie Manning Saints Super Forum (Main Board) 0
ktmoze Saints Defense vs. Bears Offense Preview Saints Super Forum (Main Board) 0
Saints at Bears Wednesday injury report: Marquez Callaway, Michael Thomas do not practice Saints RSS News Feeds 0
DomePatrol2005 Bo Jackson says he would run 350+ on Saints Saints Super Forum (Main Board) 38
Saints-Bears Injury Reports: Michael Thomas, Marquez Callaway sidelined Wednesday Saints RSS News Feeds 0
ktmoze Week 8: Saints Wednesday Injury Report Saints Super Forum (Main Board) 30
Three Saints receivers absent from Wednesday's practice, Nick Easton returns Saints RSS News Feeds 0
guillermo Belichick (and Parcells) on coaching Lawrence Taylor (kind of saints related) Saints Super Forum (Main Board) 2
Saints Film Room: Breaking down the 5 most important plays from Sunday Saints RSS News Feeds 0
Film Study: How Saints QB Brees turned in a vintage performance without top receivers Saints RSS News Feeds 0
Who should be Fox Game of The Week: Saints/Bears or Seahawks/49ers? Saints Super Forum (Main Board) 11
Overreactions from the Saints Week 5 game against the Panthers Saints RSS News Feeds 0
Saints unchanged in Week 8 Power Rankings despite divisional win over Panthers Saints RSS News Feeds 0
Fleur-de-Links, October 28: Early betting odds favor the Saints in Week 8 Saints RSS News Feeds 0
Drew Brees, Saints still have that two-minute-drill magic Saints RSS News Feeds 0
Andrus FOX assigns Joe Buck, Troy Aikman to call Week 8's Saints-Bears game SR News Page Articles 0
Andrus Panthers release former Saints cornerback Eli Apple SR News Page Articles 0
Andrus Saints' Marquez Callaway: Tending to minor sprain SR News Page Articles 0
Andrus ICYMI in Week 7 from the Saints SR News Page Articles 0
As Juwan Johnson breaks Saints debut news to wife, first questions, then priceless reaction Saints RSS News Feeds 0
Second look: The 3 Saints drives that won the game, and their defensive Achilles heel(s) Saints RSS News Feeds 0
Andrus Saints’ season starting to resemble past 3 playoff pushes SR News Page Articles 0
WATCH: CSC’s What Just Happened talks Saints 27-24 win against Carolina Panthers Saints RSS News Feeds 0

Similar threads



Headlines

Top Bottom