Saints Vs. Seahawks: New Orleans Saints 2011 NFL Draft Needs

January 9, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

A shocking loss to this Seahawks in their opening playoff game quickly put an end to the Saints' hopes of repeating their appearance in the Super Bowl. Still, their football team is among the best in the NFC and their offense led by Drew Brees is still one of the most dynamic in the NFL.
However, in this upcoming draft, they need to address the depth of their defense. Despite the creative schemes of defensive coordinator Greg Williams, they need to add some playmakers and situational guys at each of the three levels of the defense if they hope to get back to the top of the NFC.
Team Needs
Defensive Tackle
In the NFL nowadays, defensive lines need to be able to generate pass rush with only four rushers. And while Greg Williams is known to be a creative blitzer, this defensive line has to do a better job with four if they hope to be productive rushing five or six. Nose tackle is good, but a pass-rushing defensive tackle would be good.
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