By Nick Goodling | LWOS
Through the 2020 NFL offseason, no division has received more national media attention than the NFC South. The New Orleans Saints have won the division each of the last three years. Entering 2020, their roster is still looking stacked. But unlike past years, the race to the division crown this season will be a brutal one. Since the NFL draft has passed, depth charts are starting to form. Now that we can start seeing what rosters in week one might look like, we can begin to predict ahead. Although today we won’t be predicting the NFC South. Instead, this is an NFC South team by team breakdown.
NFC South Team By Team Breakdown
New Orleans Saints
The poor Saints have had some of the worst postseason luck in the NFL for the last three years. Despite a 13-3 record the last two seasons, the Saints just haven’t been able to capitalize come January. After their most recent failure, I wrote that the Saints Super Bowl window is still open. That prediction was spoken into existence when Drew Brees announced he would return to the team. When looking at what the front office has added in the offseason, it’s hard not to give credit where credit is due. One of the biggest weaknesses of last year’s team was a lack of wide receivers aside Michael Thomas. The club addressed that by bringing in a rock-solid Emmanuel Sanders. They signed Jameis Winston to back up Brees and kept gadget player Taysom Hill. Last year’s fifth-ranked offensive line remains together with added depth in the first-round pick Cesar Ruiz.
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