Saints OC Pete Carmichael on game planning without starters (1 Viewer)

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By John Sigler | Saintswire

New Orleans Saints offensive coordinator Pete Carmichael spoke with the media in a press conference in the leadup to his team’s kickoff against the Carolina Panthers. The Saints intend to rest multiple starters on offense including offensive linemen Terron Armstead and Larry Warford, and likely quarterback Drew Brees. Veteran wide receiver Ted Ginn Jr. is also likely sitting out, based off of comments made by teammate Tre’Quan Smith.

Carmichael was asked about the difficulty in preparing his unit without so many key pieces, and he offered interesting insight:

“You are limited with your roster to begin with. So again, we’ll have an opportunity to get some guys from work. But again, right now the approach is everybody is ready everybody is ready to play and so there’s not a lot of that. I think maybe as much as you think. You say just what the limited numbers and you know you know you have 53 on the roster and we have 20 something up on both sides of the ball so I think that everybody is going to be prepared and we’ll go from there.” ...

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