Number One: Haason Reddick
Haason Reddick is a 26-year-old linebacker for the Arizona Cardinals who is still playing on his rookie contract. Reddick, the number 13 overall pick by the Cardinals back in 2017, has a ton of upside and could be a very valuable reclamation project for Dennis Allen and the Saints.
Haason Reddick hasn’t quite lived up to the hype of being a top 15 pick in the NFL Draft, but the Saints could easily make him one of the best linebackers in the NFL.
The Saints are struggling at the linebacker position outside of 2019 First Team All-Pro Demario Davis and the team could use another reliable defender to play alongside him. Alex Anzalone and Zack Baun haven’t been overly impressive.
Reddick has never missed a game in his NFL career and has logged some impressive stats throughout his three and half seasons so far.
Through 55 career games played, Reddick has logged 218 tackles, 25 tackles for a loss, 25 quarterback hits, 12.5 sacks, three forced fumbles, one fumble recovered, and 14 passes defended.
He’s also off to a solid start in 2020 as he’s recorded 26 tackles, seven tackles for a loss, nine quarterback hits, and five sacks.
The Arizona Cardinals have already declined Reddick’s fifth-year option and the Saints would likely be able to finesse a bargain for his services. Reddick is set to become a free agent following the season, but the Saints could use his help if they hope to contend for a championship this season.