We’re moving into the next phase of the New Orleans Saints offseason, with a small crowd of first-years and tryout players converging on the practice facility soon for rookie minicamps. And with the 2023 compensatory draft picks deadline behind them, the Saints have started making moves — a big one being the arrival of Tyrann Mathieu, a hometown hero and Pro Bowl safety who should do a lot to help replace the leadership New Orleans lost when Malcolm Jenkins retired earlier this year.
But that’s just the beginning. With plenty of free agents still waiting to see where they’ll be playing in 2022, the Saints are well-positioned to get more help ahead of training camp. They should still rank among league leaders in salary cap space once Mathieu’s contract is on the books. Here are four moves we’d like to see the Saints make as we move into the summer: