By Nick Underhill | The Advocate
The New Orleans Saints appear to be moving ahead with Eli Apple at cornerback.
New Orleans will make Ken Crawley one of its seven inactive players Sunday night against the Minnesota Vikings, according to an NFL Network report.
The Saints traded for Apple earlier this week and all signs pointed toward him serving as the starter. This is a sign that New Orleans is comfortable with his ability to pick up the defense despite only participating in three practices.
Crawley has struggled to find consistency after a solid 2017 season. New Orleans benched him to start a Week 3 game against the Atlanta Falcons, only to have to put him back into the lineup after Patrick Robinson suffered an ankle injury that landed him on injured reserve. ...
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