Saints players we expected more from in 2022

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Jarvis Landry

Fans were excited when Landry agreed to join the Saints in the offseason, signing a one-year deal. The state of Louisiana was all-too-familiar with the former Dolphins and Browns receiver after watching him play at LSU in college.

Landry came out of the gate hot, tallying 114 yards in Week 1 but he's failed to come close to those numbers since. Landry hasn't even had 40 yards receiving and while quarterback play can obviously be factored in here, it's hard not to be bummed with the lack of production from Landry. He missed over a month due to injury, which is worth noting but still makes him a lackluster addition to this team.

Tyrann Mathieu

Another free-agent addition to the Saints roster was Mathieu, who also played at LSU a decade ago. The Honey Badger was coming off a three-season stint with the Chiefs where he played in two Super Bowls and won one. He was a huge piece in that Kansas City secondary so it was a bit of a surprise that he was still left unsigned when the draft was taking place.

The Saints seemed to have hit the jackpot with their addition of Mathieu and while he hasn't been terrible, he certainly hasn't been the impact player the team was hoping for when they signed him. His PFF grade doesn't tell the whole story but watching him play is underwhelming. He misses tackles far too often and it's frustrating. He does have the team's only two interceptions though, so at least there's that.