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this is a discussion within the Saints Community Forum; Wr is the #1 need followed by Guard and an athletic LB to pair with Demario. Alex Bologne will never stay healthy we need a sideline to sideline guy. No bargain bin guys at WR next year like Rishard Matthews. ...

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Old 01-19-2020, 06:51 PM   #61
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Wr is the #1 need followed by Guard and an athletic LB to pair with Demario. Alex Bologne will never stay healthy we need a sideline to sideline guy. No bargain bin guys at WR next year like Rishard Matthews. If Payton refuses to fill this hole and think Drew is able to make any WR an all pro, be prepared for more of the same.
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Old 01-19-2020, 07:35 PM   #62
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If we thought Brees declined this past year, we are in for a rude awakening next year. He'll be 41 and I'm not looking forward to it. It's sad watching legendary QBs past their primes still trying to play with diminished skills. I expect Brees will still have his good games from time to time just like Manning and Brady did after their declines, but we are going to be leaning entirely on the defense if we are to have another winning season. He'll still get his stats and high percentage completion by relying on checkdowns.

It's too early to say, but I almost feel like this team will be 8-8 or 9-7 next year. Losing Mike Nolan on the defensive staff is going to hurt unless we get a solid replacement. Fans talk about how "easy" the NFC South is, but that don't last forever. The NFL is very unpredictable. We probably wouldn't even be having this conversation about our Saints, if the 49ers didn't just appear out of nowhere, or GB fluke into a 13-3 season and get a bye. No one was predicting the Niners to get this far before the season started, nor did anyone see the Titans having the kind of success they had.

I think next year, there's going to be another set of surprises that bumps us up, just like this past year. I do not see us finishing 13-3 again with the opponents on our upcoming schedule. We've had some serious lucky breaks the past 2 years in the regular season and that stuff don't always work out year to year.
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Old 01-19-2020, 08:18 PM   #63
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If we thought Brees declined this past year, we are in for a rude awakening next year. He'll be 41 and I'm not looking forward to it. It's sad watching legendary QBs past their primes still trying to play with diminished skills. I expect Brees will still have his good games from time to time just like Manning and Brady did after their declines, but we are going to be leaning entirely on the defense if we are to have another winning season. He'll still get his stats and high percentage completion by relying on checkdowns.



It's too early to say, but I almost feel like this team will be 8-8 or 9-7 next year. Losing Mike Nolan on the defensive staff is going to hurt unless we get a solid replacement. Fans talk about how "easy" the NFC South is, but that don't last forever. The NFL is very unpredictable. We probably wouldn't even be having this conversation about our Saints, if the 49ers didn't just appear out of nowhere, or GB fluke into a 13-3 season and get a bye. No one was predicting the Niners to get this far before the season started, nor did anyone see the Titans having the kind of success they had.



I think next year, there's going to be another set of surprises that bumps us up, just like this past year. I do not see us finishing 13-3 again with the opponents on our upcoming schedule. We've had some serious lucky breaks the past 2 years in the regular season and that stuff don't always work out year to year.


U mean we wonít have to tank for trever lawrence


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Old 01-19-2020, 09:22 PM   #64
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Just donít want to see drew go down like Eli Manning it will kill me


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Old 01-19-2020, 09:29 PM   #65
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If we thought Brees declined this past year, we are in for a rude awakening next year. He'll be 41 and I'm not looking forward to it. It's sad watching legendary QBs past their primes still trying to play with diminished skills. I expect Brees will still have his good games from time to time just like Manning and Brady did after their declines, but we are going to be leaning entirely on the defense if we are to have another winning season. He'll still get his stats and high percentage completion by relying on checkdowns.

It's too early to say, but I almost feel like this team will be 8-8 or 9-7 next year. Losing Mike Nolan on the defensive staff is going to hurt unless we get a solid replacement. Fans talk about how "easy" the NFC South is, but that don't last forever. The NFL is very unpredictable. We probably wouldn't even be having this conversation about our Saints, if the 49ers didn't just appear out of nowhere, or GB fluke into a 13-3 season and get a bye. No one was predicting the Niners to get this far before the season started, nor did anyone see the Titans having the kind of success they had.

I think next year, there's going to be another set of surprises that bumps us up, just like this past year. I do not see us finishing 13-3 again with the opponents on our upcoming schedule. We've had some serious lucky breaks the past 2 years in the regular season and that stuff don't always work out year to year.
I really think a surprise team is coming out of the south. Panthers and Bucs will be improved and Atlanta will definitely not have a season like this again.

Panthers and Bucs will make qb changes. I donít think they make a long term commitment to Winston. I have a feeling Rivers signs with them and with Evans and Godwin thatís scary. Less intís
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Atlantaís definitely going to build on there finish not there start and with our declining guard position itís worried the crap out of me


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Old 01-19-2020, 10:21 PM   #67
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And I hope AK was hobbled all year. And not u know that long term deal business


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Ohhkay Upgrade the Oline interior, get another TE and a legit #2 wr
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Peat is trash. Warford is average. McCoy is going to be a star. Interior offensive line isn’t in crisis. It would help having somebody who could roll out. That changes the way teams rush you.
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Peat is trash. Warford is average. McCoy is going to be a star. Interior offensive line isnít in crisis. It would help having somebody who could roll out. That changes the way teams rush you.


I hear u Rez itís a huge factor all of the above .


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