Saints Post-Draft Roster: Safety (1 Viewer)

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By Bob Rose | SI

The New Orleans Saints were able to keep most of their talented core this offseason, even re-signing several of their own free agents. One player that they could not keep was SS Vonn Bell, who would ultimately sign with the Cincinnati Bengals. Bell was among the team leaders in tackles for each of his four years and improved his pass coverage in each season. New Orleans moved quickly to replace Bell’s talents, signing eleven-year veteran and former Saint S Malcolm Jenkins.

New Orleans is deep and talented at the safety position, but the unit has been partially responsible for giving up some big plays in crucial moments over the last three seasons. Other than the addition of Jenkins, the Saints had little activity at this position during the offseason but will also return two players from injury that missed last season.

In our final position preview of the Saints post-draft roster, we look over the last line of defense for the New Orleans defense.

SAFETY
  • Malcolm Jenkins
  • Marcus Williams
  • Chauncey Gardner-Johnson
  • D.J. Swearinger
  • J.T. Gray
  • Saquan Hampton
  • Chris Johnson
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