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Saintswrath 07-26-2010 06:32 AM

New Orleans Saints position series: Tackle
 
In anticipation of the New Orleans Saints upcoming training camp, we will be running a series of online position-by-position breakdowns with our bests guesses as to who will make the final 53-man roster. Along with these breakdowns, we will also run interactive polls so that the voice of Who Dat Nation can be heard.

In what was likely the Saints most controversial move of the 2010 offseason, former Pro Bowl left tackle Jammal Brown was sent to the Washington Redskins for either a third or fourth round pick in 2011. The move was made largely to cut costs, as Brown is scheduled to make about $3.6 million this season, but would have been much less palatable if Jermon Bushrod hadn't proven to be a viable replacement while filling in for the injured Brown during the Saints 2009 Super Bowl run.

This season, Bushrod will enter camp as the probable starter despite past struggles against elite pass rushers, the most notable example of this being the Saints' first..... (read the rest here)


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