New Orleans Saints 2015 Year in Review: Cam Jordan
When the New Orleans Saints released Junior Galette, there were major question marks around what the team’s sack production would look like.
Most notably, how would defensive end Cam Jordan respond after having a down year in 2014? The Saints front office didn’t think much into it, as they extended Jordan to a six-year, $61.9 million contract on June 2, 2015. The deal gave Jordan $33.4 million guaranteed, which included a $16 million signing bonus. A switch and simplification of the New Orleans Saints defensive scheme allowed Jordan to flourish under both Rob Ryan and Dennis Allen.
Cam Jordan’s 50 quarterback pressures ranked second among all 4-3 defensive ends, as per Pro Football Focus. Jordan finished right behind Seattle’s Michael Bennett (57). He also was the second highest graded end (+47.4) behind Miami’s Olivier Vernon. Jordan also finished out the 2015 campaign with 10.0 sacks (T-15th), 46 total tackles, a forced fumble, two fumble recoveries, and 5 passes defended.
Jordan was rewarded for his efforts by being named a Pro Bowl alternate to replace New England’s Chandler Jones. For a further look into his year and review, we’ll check out all ten of Jordan’s sacks. All include sack times and film break down. All images are subject to copyright by the NFL, and were acquired through NFL Game Pass.
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