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UDFA Josiah Bronson looks like a great find.
I hope so. Not sure why there was a bidding war for him. Everything I read on him was very unimpressive. However, they must see something in him.
 
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Did someone sign Geno Atkins. There's also Gerald McCoy and Sheldon Richardson that are still FA's. Any one of those guys would be a good veteran presence. And don't forget We also have Jalen Dalton that was on the IR who is on the roster.
I think Abry Jones is still out there aswell
 

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To read "we're fine" at Dline is laughable considering when Malcolm Brown missed 3 games last year we gave up 3 straight 200 yard rushing games. But we're fine.
when brown was out, the opposing teams rushed for 41, 90, and 206 yards. The 206 was by Philly, when Jalen Hurt ran for over 100 (little to do with Brown)
 
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To read "we're fine" at Dline is laughable considering when Malcolm Brown missed 3 games last year we gave up 3 straight 200 yard rushing games. But we're fine.
actually, in the 3 games he missed we conceded 246 (phi), 180 (KC) and 90 (MN) rushing yards.

And there's some context there.
Against philly kwon whiffed one and sanders took it home from 92 yards. And Hurts to his credit is pretty good on his feet (less relevant to brown).

Against KC we sold out on pass def trying to make life hard on chiefs. we let them run.

And yeah MN we were fine.

I think the correlation between MB and those yards is largely over-blown.
I think he was underrated, but I think we can cover his loss with what we have.
 
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I think we’ll be okay, but another good depth piece would be nice. The starting guys should be more than solid, but rotating so much talent is really what has made the d-line such a strength. Maybe we end up signing someone or unearthing the next UDFA gem. Nielsen has more than proven he is capable of getting the most out of his guys.
 

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I hope so. Not sure why there was a bidding war for him. Everything I read on him was very unimpressive. However, they must see something in him.
Agreed. To throw that kind of money at him, there must've been something they saw in him. Or something they needed. Or both.
 
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Drafting DT's early has been a horrible strategy for the Saints in the past. Draft them late...or trade/sign them after they demonstrate that they won't eat their way out of the league on their first team.
 

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Saints look for football players not big name players. The DT position is about gap control and protecting the LB from the OL so like the offensive line it's not about big names as much as it is about effectiveness and the guys we have can be affective.
Bingo, stop the run and keep our LB group clean to rush the passer. Also, we have a couple of DE that can slide inside from time to time. We're good.
 

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Don't worry, we still have Taysom:p
 

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We are very thin on the dline even with the addition of Turner. We'll need a little luck with health. I wish we could've kept Malcolm Brown. If we still had him, I'd feel pretty good about the line.
Me too.
We are thin all over the place this season, compared to last. I think it’s going to have more of an impact on our season than many fans believe it will.
 

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when brown was out, the opposing teams rushed for 41, 90, and 206 yards. The 206 was by Philly, when Jalen Hurt ran for over 100 (little to do with Brown)
So you're way off..
actually, in the 3 games he missed we conceded 246 (phi), 180 (KC) and 90 (MN) rushing yards.

And there's some context there.
Against philly kwon whiffed one and sanders took it home from 92 yards. And Hurts to his credit is pretty good on his feet (less relevant to brown).

Against KC we sold out on pass def trying to make life hard on chiefs. we let them run.

And yeah MN we were fine.

I think the correlation between MB and those yards is largely over-blown.
I think he was underrated, but I think we can cover his loss with what we have.
...and I was off one game. Sue me! ;):LOL:
 
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The Saints are fine at DT with Onyemata and Roach/Tuttle - and that's working under the assumption that they don't find another good on in UDFA or the second wave of free agency.
Unless we took 200 yards rushing when Brown went down
 

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Question: Who’s the guy that thinks that Barmore is/was a bust waiting to happen, and that the Saints have a plan for the DT position... and it’s ridiculous the OP failed to mention David Onyemata?

Answer: I’m him... no, not the OP, it’s me.

Question: Who’s the guy that realizes the existing crop of veteran FA DTs might be the deepest position group left in free-agency (post draft)... and includes quality veterans such as Geno Atkins, Kawaan Short, Jurrell Casey, Sheldon Richardson, and Corey Peters (among others...)?

Answer: I’m him... me again! 😉
 

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