May 31st, 2012
The New Orleans Saints could potentially look like a different version of themselves in 2012—what without Sean Payton and possibly Drew Brees. Players could be moved and switched on offense.
But it is almost certain that the Saints’ defense under first-year defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo will look much different in 2012 than it did the previous three years under Gregg Williams.
Much of that will be due to him bringing in a different scheme—one which will feature much more zone coverage on the back end. But the way he uses certain players promises to be much different as well.
Here are seven players who figure to be impacted by the arrival of Spagnuolo or some other change in direction on the Saints’ roster.
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