2013 Offensive Line Rankings - Saints #15 | TigerDroppings.com
Posted by
Message
NS Who Dat Nation
New Orleans Saints Fan
BR
Member since Jul 2007
8421 posts

2013 Offensive Line Rankings - Saints #15

Rotoworld link

quote:

15. New Orleans Saints (4)

2012 Run Block Rankings: 5, 17
2012 Pass Block Rankings: 12, 7

LT: Charles Brown*
LG: Ben Grubbs
C: Brian De La Puente
RG: Jahri Evans
RT: Zach Strief
Super Sub: OT Terron Armstead

Overview: The Saints believe in building their line from the inside out, stacking the interior with plus guard and center play and willing to field replacement-level talents at tackle. Grubbs, four-time All-Pro Evans, and UDFA steal De La Puente are the linchpins of New Orleans' trench unit. Strief is a former seventh-round pick out of Northwestern. Brown was a 2010 second-rounder but has been incredibly fragile in the NFL, battling back, hip, hamstring, and knee injuries over his first three seasons. He'll be pushed by raw but athletically freakish third-round rookie Armstead. While New Orleans' lack of left tackle clarity lowers its 2013 projection, this will likely be a quality O-Line. Drew Brees' lightning-quick decision making and delivery mask exterior protection flaws.


I actually think this is a bit low, but can understand why we are put here. Had Bushrod stayed (which I wasn't for) we'd prob be in the top 10.
This post was edited on 5/17 at 3:29 pm



Mr. Wayne
LSU Fan
Oldtown
Member since Feb 2008
8284 posts
Online

re: 2013 Offensive Line Rankings - Saints #15
Looks about right. A lot of uncertainty at the T positions. I think it works out, but I'm a bit of a homer.


NS Who Dat Nation
New Orleans Saints Fan
BR
Member since Jul 2007
8421 posts

re: 2013 Offensive Line Rankings - Saints #15
We were ranked 4th last year if that means anything to anybody.


goatmilker
LSU Fan
2014 drunkin Bobby award winner!
Member since Feb 2009
21377 posts

re: 2013 Offensive Line Rankings - Saints #15
They gave mad props to the interior of the line and with the possibility of two new OT's it seems about right.


Replies (0)
Replies (0)
MISSIPSAINT
New Orleans Saints Fan
Magee
Member since Feb 2013
438 posts

re: 2013 Offensive Line Rankings - Saints #15
Our O-Line is good because of #9! we cant keep expecting to plug in any T's and expect to be a great line. We keep Nicks and we are top 5!


Suntiger
USA Fan
BR or somewhere else
Member since Feb 2007
22013 posts

re: 2013 Offensive Line Rankings - Saints #15
quote:

We keep Nicks and we are top 5!


Grubbs played really well last year. And his contract is not abnormally stupid.


MISSIPSAINT
New Orleans Saints Fan
Magee
Member since Feb 2013
438 posts

re: 2013 Offensive Line Rankings - Saints #15
Contract may have been crazy, but if you think Grubbs is = to Nicks you are just blind. It was a great aquisition but to say Grubbs is better or = to Nicks is stupid!


jdrumdog
New Orleans Saints Fan
baton rouge, la
Member since Jan 2010
7371 posts

re: 2013 Offensive Line Rankings - Saints #15
Might want to go check Nicks stats from last year. Just saying.


Replies (0)
Replies (0)
Page 1 of 1

Back to top

Follow TigerDroppings for LSU Football News
Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram to get the latest updates on LSU Football and Recruiting.

FacebookTwitterInstagram