It’s going to be hard for the New Orleans Saints to make many splashes in free agency this year. With a depressed salary cap and plenty of their own players to worry about re-signing, this could be another year where they work hard to retain their own key players (like free safety Marcus Williams, who received the franchise tag) while taking a selective approach to the market, adding some middle-class upgrades here and there (as they did with Malcolm Jenkins and Emmanuel Sanders) and angling to receive some comp picks in 2022.
But that doesn’t mean New Orleans won’t be active at all. There will be some underrated names available at positions of need, and the Saints would be smart to chase them. Here are six free agents who could provide big help at a bargain: