2015 Team Preview: New Orleans Saints
2015 Team Preview: New Orleans Saints

This article is part of our Team Previews series.

STATE OF THE FRANCHISE

Despite entering the season with Super Bowl aspirations, the 2014 Saints stumbled to a 7-9 record. Behind a porous offensive line, quarterback Drew Brees looked every one of his (then) 35 years old, suffering through his worst season in nearly half a decade. The usually reliable Marques Colston struggled to get separation at wideout. And the defense, simply put, was a disaster.

Despite last year's disappointment, there's reason for optimism entering 2015. The Saints re-signed running back Mark Ingram, who finally broke through in 2014, running with power and even flashing a decent pair of hands. Last year's first-round draft pick Brandin Cooks also returns after his debut season was cut short by a broken thumb that limited him to 10 games. The timing of the ailment was unfortunate, a

You've reached the end of our free article preview.

Want to Read More?
Subscribe to RotoWire to see the full article.

We reserve some of our best content for our paid subscribers. Plus, if you choose to subscribe you can discuss this article with the author and the rest of the RotoWire community.

Get Instant Access To This Article Get Access To This Article
Slack Community
Join Our Subscriber-Only NFL Chat on Slack
Chat with our writers and other RotoWire NFL fans on Slack for all the pre-game info and in-game banter. Send an email to support@rotowire.com for exclusive access.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Justin Fielkow
Justin Fielkow is an attorney at the Franklin Law Group in Northfield, Illinois, a Chicago suburb. A proud Wisconsin Badger, he also attended Tulane University Law School, where he obtained a Certificate in Sports Law. Justin has been writing for Rotowire since 2008, covering the New Orleans Saints, and as a columnist analyzing legal issues and their impact on fantasy sports.
NFL Barometer: Ridley's In Rhythm
NFL Barometer: Ridley's In Rhythm
Streaming Defenses: Week 4 Options
Streaming Defenses: Week 4 Options
East Coast Offense: The Biggest Edge
East Coast Offense: The Biggest Edge
NFL Waiver Wire: Week 4 Pickups
NFL Waiver Wire: Week 4 Pickups