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New Orleans Saints: Reggie Bush, And Undrafted SS DeAndre McDaniel

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The Saints may be in need of some serious safety help once the expected free agency period kicks-off in late July through early August.

Darren Sharper, Roman Harper, Pierson Prioleau, Chris Reis, and Matt Giordano are all headed for free agency. While Harper should get a deal to return to the team the others may not be so fortunate.

Undrafted rookie free agent DeAndre McDaniel could be on the teams radar as a potential player to help re-build roster depth at the safety position.

McDaniel had 296 tackles, 18.5 tackles for loss, two sacks, 15 interceptions, 16 quarterback pressures, 20 pass breakups, and three forced fumbles during his career at Clemson.

He went undrafted primarily because of some character concerns after being arrested in 2008 for assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature after an argument with his girlfriend.

McDaniel also posted a 4.63 forty at the combine raising questions of if he could cover elite NFL wide receivers.

At Clemson McDaniel was utilized as both a safety and linebacker. Quite frequently he played up at the line scrimmage displaying an uncanny instinct to locate the ball and make a plays, which sounds similar to strong safety Roman Harper.

The Saints could use an infusion of talent as they attempt to add pieces to their defense that can help improve the struggling run defense that was on display last season. McDaniel seems like a nice fit in Williams aggressive scheme and he should come on the cheap as undrafted free agent.

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