4 Saints players who could lose their jobs to rookies

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The New Orleans Saints added seven rookies to their roster in the 2023 NFL Draft, headlined by defensive linemen Bryan Bresee from Clemson and Isaiah Foskey out of Notre Dame.

They did a good job of filling holes that were created in free agency while also building depth at other spots — like running back where TCU product Kendre Miller joins a strong backfield with Alvin Kamara and Jamaal Williams.

With the new faces now in New Orleans, here's a look at four returning players who could lose their spots to someone from the incoming class of rookies.

4. Isaiah Foskey could pass Payton Turner on the depth chart

Isaiah Foskey was already mentioned and the second-round pick from Notre Dame comes in with an impressive resume. He not only performed at a high level for the Irish but he also set the record for the most sacks in school history, topping Justin Tuck.

Foskey currently sits behind Cameron Jordan and Carl Granderson on the depth chart and while he should be a starter one day, he's first going to have to take over as the top pass rusher off the bench.

New Orleans had high hopes that Payton Turner could occupy this role but the first-round pick out of Houston hasn't done enough in his first two seasons to lock down the job. Turner has 28 tackles and three sacks in 13 appearances and could quickly become forgotten if Foskey turns into the player many expect him to be.

From there, he can turn his sights on Granderson's spot — which might not be too crazy for him to shoot for early in his career.