BY LUKE JOHNSON | Staff writer
Let’s call last year a learning experience for Zack Baun.
The New Orleans Saints traded up into the third round of the 2020 draft to select Baun after he spent his senior year at Wisconsin beating offensive linemen like a drum off the edge to the tune of 12.5 sacks. The organization believed it saw an athlete who could transition to playing in space, a bit of a projectional dice roll that comes with developmental time baked in.
So Baun spent much of his rookie season waiting, learning and developing. Now, with Year 2 just over the horizon, Baun is hopeful he can show the difference a...