New Orleans Should Turn To Former Saint Marc Bulger To Backup Drew Brees

April 27, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Ten years ago, the New Orleans Saints selected quarterback Marc Bulger with pick No. 168 in the draft. Thirty-one picks later, the New England Patriots took a chance on Tom Brady.
One is a three-time Super Bowl champion and the other was cut twice the same year he was drafted.
I'll let you guess which is which.
Even though Bulger has not gone on to have a hall-of-fame career, he's still been a very productive NFL quarterback for the St. Louis Rams.
Bulger ranked in the top 10 in the league in both completion percentage and yards per attempt each year from 2003 to 2006. He also made the Pro Bowl twice during that span.
Bulger's drop in production is directly correlated to the deterioration of the line in front of him.
All-Pro left tackle Orlando Pace played in just one game in 2007 and the rest of the line fell apart as Bulger missed four games due to a rib injury and a concussion.
The Saints need a solid No. 2 quarterback. Second-year player Chase Da...

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