New Orleans Saints Offseason Evaluation: Linebackers


Published: April 1, 2009


... into the draft.


Before I begin, I want to send a shout-out to the San Diego State men's basketball team for an outstanding season. Unfortunately, it came to an end Tuesday evening. But they brought the university some positive press, and will go down I believe as the team that started the run of tremendous teams and raised the program to an elite level.

On to my other passion, the New Orleans Saints, and today, their linebacking corps.

This is a unit, that I believe has been underrated for the past three years. And each year it has gotten better. I think a season ago, it was the top unit on the defensive side of the ball.

As we look forward to the 2009 season, there is a lot of reason for excitement, and even some expectations that this unit can continue to improve, and possibly even make a claim as one of the best units in the entire league, in my opinion.

Having paid attention to Gregg Williams' defense in the past, he lik...

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