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Carl Nicks likely gone from Saints; guard Ben Grubbs new target

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He stated this source that is close to the situation told him that Grubbs really wants to be a Saint.  Detillier went on to comment that it wouldn’t be a surprise that if Grubbs signed with the Saints sometime today.

Analysts like Detillier said that Grubbs is only second behind Nicks as far as guards in the NFL.  He referred to Grubbs as a “road grader” who is very good in the run game.  Grubbs has a Southern connection since he was born in Georgia and played for Auburn University.

Keep in mind also, this could be a bit of posturing by the Saints letting Nicks know that they are prepared to move on without him if need be as well as Nicks letting the Saints know a team is prepared to pay him.