New Orleans Saints

Stadium: Mercedes-Benz Superdome | Coach: Sean Payton
Team RankingOverallRushingPassing
Offense2nd93.2 (24th)310.6 (1st)
Defense31st129.4 (28th)284.0 (30th)

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Carolina15-1-05-1-0
Atlanta8-8-01-5-0
New Orleans7-9-03-3-0
Tampa Bay6-10-03-3-0
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Saints' Cameron Jordan: Expects to be ready by training camp
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Jordan (back), who underwent a minor arthroscopic procedure on his lower back in February, is not currently participating in OTAs but expects to be back by training camp, reports the New Orleans Times-Picayune. "We're playing it safe," Jordan said on Wednesday. "I can't give out a timetable for me coming back, but I do know that it will be well within camp season."

Jordan played through the back injury most of last season, occasionally missing practice time but never a game. Despite the lingering malady, he still managed to accrue 10 sacks and earn his second Pro Bowl appearance. While Jordan has a tendency to disappear -- he recorded only a single tackle four separate times in 2015 -- his consistent double-digit sack totals nevertheless make him a valuable IDP commodity.

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Saints' Connor Barth: Signs with Saints
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Saints will sign Barth, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

After cutting Josh Scobee loose earlier this week, the Saints were seemingly in the market for a kicker with just Kai Forbath on the roster. An invitee at rookie minicamp last week, Barth will be tabbed to challenge Forbath, and the former's success rate in the Superdome (8-for-8 in his career) could very well aid in the competition.

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Saints' Kai Forbath: Signing with Saints
by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

The Saints will sign Connor Barth, who will now compete with Forbath, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

After cutting Josh Scobee loose earlier this week, the Saints were seemingly in the market for a kicker with just Forbath on the roster. An invitee at rookie minicamp last week, Barth will be tabbed to challenge Forbath, and the former's success rate in the Superdome (8-for-8 in his career) could very well aid in the competition.

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Saints' Michael Thomas: Should receive immediate playing time
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

According to the New Orleans Times-Picayune, Thomas is in line to receive immediate playing time this season, but how much he plays will depend on his growth during the offseason.

After releasing Marques Colston this offseason, the Saints invested a second-round draft pick in the 6-foot-3, 212-pound Thomas. While rookie wide receivers typically take some time to adapt to the NFL game, the Saints' receiver depth chart is wide open, and the former Ohio State Buckeye should immediately see action. Currently the Saints' fourth wide out, Thomas could earn significant playing time in one of the league's pass-happiest offenses if he can beat out either Willie Snead or Brandon Coleman for snaps.

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Saints' Stephone Anthony: Will move to strongside linebacker
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Saints announced plans to move Anthony from middle linebacker to strongside linebacker, reports ESPN.com.

Anthony, the second of the Saints' two first round picks in the 2015 NFL Draft, started every game of his rookie season at middle linebacker. He finished the season with 112 tackles, good for 20th in the NFL. With New Orleans signing veteran free agent James Laurinaitis this offseason, however, Anthony will be forced outside in 2016. His starting spot almost certainly remains secure, but no longer at the heart of the Saints' defense 4-3 defense, his IDP value could take a slight hit if he is unable to rack up tackles at the same pace as last year.

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