Saints need No. 1 pick Marcus Davenport to get out of the tub and help the club (1 Viewer)


By Brian Allee-Walsh | Special to the Sun Herald


After seeing reserve quarterbacks Tom Savage, Taysom Hill and J.T. Barrett in pre-season games against the Jacksonville Jaguars and Arizona Cardinals, dearly departed veteran Chase Daniel never looked so good.

In fact, I’m not so sure Drew Brees’ understudy this season is currently on the New Orleans Saints’ roster.

But that’s a story for another day. The Saints have more pressing matters.

For instance, can No. 1 draft pick Marcus Davenport, the highly-touted defensive end from UT-San Antonio whom Saints officials traded up 13 spots to acquire in the first round, climb out of the tub and get on the field?

A thumb injury and subsequent surgery prevented him from participating in the team’s June minicamp, and a groin pull has sidelined him the past three weeks of training camp, putting him in catchup mode in terms of football shape and on-field work. ...

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