Trey Hendrickson, defensive end, pick #103
After spending week 1 on the inactive list, Trey Hendrickson is another rookie who has shown steady improvement.
He posted 3 tackles in his week 2 debut while rotating in at the DE/OLB position. In week 3 he added another 2 tackles and a sack on Cam Newton.
The pass rush has been an area of weakness for the Saints over the past few years. So while Hendrickson is only a rotational player (for now), it is important that he produces early and often.
He may have earned himself a larger slice of the defensive pie after his week 3 performance. It’ll be interesting to see if he can keep up the pressures.