2010 NFL Draft: Saints Say Hello To Patrick Robinson, Goodbye To Darren Sharper?

April 23, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

When Drew Brees announced that the Saints had picked a cornerback, I screamed.
And not an excited, jump up and down kind of scream.
It was more of a throw the remote through the wall and slam my head on the coffee table kind of scream.
Didn't the New Orleans Saints pick a cornerback in the first round last year? Don't the Saints own one of the best cornerback tandems in the league with Jabari Greer and Tracy Porter?
As I shook my head and wondered why they didn't pick either Sergio Kindle or Daryl Washington to play outside linebacker, I began to realize a few things:
1) Blitz, Blitz, Blitz
Gregg Williams loves to blitz almost as often as Tim Tebow likes to talk about how much he's a quarterback and not an H-back.
The more quality cover guys you have, the more often you can send the house and force the quarterback to make a poor throw.
2) Depth Issues
After Greer and Porter, New Orleans' talent...

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