Jul 26, 2013; Metairie, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) with teammates during the first day of training camp at the team facility. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports
Are you ready for some football, Who Dat Nation? You better be, because your New Orleans Saints get back to work this weekend. Well, at least the new guys do with rookie minicamp kicking off Friday.
The Black and Gold are expected to have 33 fresh faces take part in workouts May 15-17. The nine draft picks, 13 undrafted free agents and 11 minicamp invites will be looking to showcase their talents for the Saints’ coaching staff.
A whole mess of talent will be present. Some players are already guaranteed spots at the table. Some will surprise and prove capable of life at the next level, some will not. Plain and simple.
Fact is, a place on the final roster is a long shot for the majority of these rookies, but that won’t stop them from trying to reach their dreams. With that said, I give you five bold predictions for New Orleans Saints rookie minicamp.
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