Saints defensive line coach Ryan Nielsen wants to join Ed Orgeron’s staff at LSU, and a deal seems (or seemed?) imminent.
LSU coach Ed Orgeron even went on WWL Radio on Monday afternoon and said of Nielsen, via Julie Boudwin of Rivals: “We are in the process. Ryan is a prime candidate for us. Love Ryan. . . . We in the process of figuring out who we’re going to hire, and I think we’re very close.”
Jane Slater of NFL Media, who reported the original news that Nielsen was leaving the Saints to become LSU’s defensive coordinator, now reports that the Saints aren’t letting Nielsen go easily...