BY LUKE JOHNSON | Staff writer
After releasing Pro Bowl right guard Larry Warford this May, the New Orleans Saints are guaranteed to have at least one new starter on their offensive line when the 2020 season begins.
That spot presumably belongs to Cesar Ruiz, whom the Saints selected in the first round of this year’s draft. To get to that point, Ruiz has to clear a few hurdles that are unique to first-year players in 2020.
The cancellations and precautions brought on by the coronavirus pandemic mean rookies like Ruiz are going to be armed much less hands-on preparation than rookies in previous years. The minicamps and...