Saints 24, Jaguars 20: Nick Underhill's top 3 thoughts on preseason opener

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By Nick Underhill | The Advocate


1. The linebacker shuffle continues

Maybe it was just because Manti Te’o was out of action, or perhaps the New Orleans Saints are allowing him to compete at the position, but it was interesting to see Alex Anzalone competing with the first-team defense at middle linebacker.

He was flanked by Demario Davis and A.J. Klein, and this grouping was expected to be the top unit — but Davis was expected to play the middle position. We’ll see if this trend continues.

2. Time to worry on Davenport? Not just yet ...

Rookie defensive end Marcus Davenport was held out of action with a minor muscle pull. The Saints have been cautious with his recovery. While he could use the reps, it isn’t time to panic. ...

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