Saints preseason opener brings big snaps for center hopefuls (1 Viewer)

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By Brett Martel - AP

METAIRIE — Saints coach Sean Payton stopped short of declaring top draft choice Erik McCoy the starting center in the preseason opener.

Yet, if recent practices are any indication, the 6-foot-4, 315-pound rookie out of Texas A&M has as good a chance as anyone to open the season snapping the ball to 40-year-old, record-setting quarterback Drew Brees.

“We have seen a lot of good things. I like how he has picked things up,” Payton of McCoy said after a recent practice in training camp. “He is strong inside. I think each day you see progress.” ...

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