Typically, the metro New Orleans area produces as many as 40 or more players on NFL rosters in training camps. This year, the COVID-19 virus has taken a bite out of the sports world.
The NFL decided to shrink their rosters to 80 players, 10 less than normal. That will translate to a somewhat lean year by comparison for locals as a result.
Right now, 96 players on current NFL rosters call Louisiana home, and 34 of those hail from the Crescent City area. There are two or three players who were recently released who should find another NFL soon, which will bump these numbers up slightly...