New Orleans Saints Depth Chart 2021 New Orleans Saints Depth Chart

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The New Orleans depth chart never really changes year to year as they still rock with Drew Brees as their starting quarterback. The surrounding talent continues to be strong with Alvin Kamara and Michael Thomas, but they needed more this offseason. Lacking a WR2 in previous seasons the Saints went out and grabbed veteran, Emmanuel Sanders. Adding him to a group that also includes Jared Cook, will a potent offense once again. The defense will also remain very much the same, although they will bring in Malcolm Jenkins who gives them a veteran presence in the secondary. This group will continue to be at the top of the NFC.

Offense Depth Chart

Quarterback QB
Wide Receiver WR
Vernon Johnson V. Johnson (3)
69
#134 LWR
Jake Lampman J. Lampman (4)
67
#557 LWR
Wide Receiver WR
Tight End TE
Ethan Wolf E. Wolf (4)
67
#124 TE
Wide Receiver WR
Vernon Johnson V. Johnson (3)
69
#134 LWR
Jake Lampman J. Lampman (4)
67
#557 LWR
Tight End TE
Ethan Wolf E. Wolf (4)
67
#124 TE
Wide Receiver WR

Defense Depth Chart

Defensive Tackle DT
Outside Linebacker LB
Middle Linebacker LB
Wynton McManis W. McManis (2)
68
#377 LB
Quentin Poling Q. Poling (4)
68
#377 LB
Inside Linebacker LB
Left Cornerback CB
Grant Haley G. Haley (3)
73
#141 CB
Strong Safety S
J.T. Gray J. Gray (3)
67
#43 S
Outside Linebacker LB
Middle Linebacker LB
Wynton McManis W. McManis (2)
68
#377 LB
Quentin Poling Q. Poling (4)
68
#377 LB
Inside Linebacker LB
Left Cornerback CB
Grant Haley G. Haley (3)
73
#141 CB
Strong Safety S
J.T. Gray J. Gray (3)
67
#43 S
Defense Depth Chart (4-3)

New Orleans Saints Depth Chart FAQ

The Saints have had a loaded depth chart over the last decade, and it starts with Drew Brees. While his days are numbered, they have put weapons around him to give the team another shot at a Super Bowl run. Michael Thomas and Alvin Kamara are two of the best skill position players in football, and they added to it with Emmanuel Sanders to operate as a WR2 this season. The defense showed some weakness against the pass at times last season while the run defense was solid.

Who Backs Up Drew Brees?

Taysom Hill is listed second on the depth chart in New Orleans and does come into the game for individual plays given his ability to run. The Saints also signed Jameis Winston, who might serve as a more traditional back being more pocket-based.

Who Are The Saints Starting Wide Receivers?

Michael Thomas and Emmanuel Sanders are the two starting wide receivers for the Saints. Thomas is coming off of a year where he broke the single-season reception record. Sanders was just signed over the offseason to be the WR2.

Do The Saints Have A Good Offense For Fantasy

New Orleans has one of the best offenses for fantasy football, as they have one of the top wide receivers and running backs in the game. Drew Brees continues to be an efficient quarterback, and they move the ball with pace.

Who Backs Up Alvin Kamara?

Latavius Murray is the backup running back in New Orleans. Murray has made the second half of his career a successful one backing up in Minnesota and now with the Saints. Murray isn't the receiver Kamara is but is a quality ground back.

What Is The Weakest Part Of The Saints Depth Chart?

The depth at wide receiver is a bit thin, as they barely signed Emmanuel Sanders barely this offseason. Behind him, there is only Tre'Quan Smith and Deonte Harris. Any injury occurs to the starting wide receivers, and that will be a severe loss.

Do The Saints Start Any Rookies?

There is an outside chance that Cesar Ruiz will start at right guard. The Saints offensive line is a good one, and they used an early draft pick on Ruiz to help give them some depth and potentially another starter.