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Absurdly early 53 man roster prediction before training camp

I’m going to take an early stab at the 53 man roster now that OTAs are done and the roster feels pretty set. I’m sure there will be minor tweaks to the roster over the coming month  but not much of that will change who makes the team. Of course this doesn’t predict the waiver pick ups or trades the Saints could make. It is entirely too early to think about this but it’s still a fun exercise to wonder who has the best shot of making the team with the roster in it’s current form.

QB: (2) Drew Brees, Ryan Griffin

RB (4): Mark Ingram, Pierre Thomas, Khiry Robinson, Travaris Cadet

FB (1): Erik Lorig

WR (6): Marques Colston, Kenny Stills, Brandin Cooks, Robert Meachem, Nick Toon, Brandon Coleman

TE (3): Jimmy Graham, Ben Watson, Josh Hill

T (4): Terron Armstead, Zach Strief, Bryce Harris, Thomas Welch

G (3): Jahri Evans, Ben Grubbs, Tim Lelito

C (1): Jonathan Goodwin

E  (4): Cameron Jordan, Akiem Hicks, Glenn Foster, Tyrunn Walker

NT (2): Brodrick Bunkley, John Jenkins

OLB (4): Junior Galette, Victor Butler, Parys Haralson, Rufus Johnson

ILB (5): Curtis Lofton, David Hawthorne, Ramon Humber, Kevin Reddick, Khairi Fortt

CB (6): Keenan Lewis, Champ Bailey, Corey White, Stanley Jean-Baptiste, Rod Sweeting, Patrick Robinson

S (5): Jairus Byrd, Kenny Vaccaro, Rafael Bush, Pierre Warren, Marcus Ball

K (1): Shayne Graham

P (1): Thomas Morstead

LS (1): Justin Drescher

 

Notable cuts: Josh McCown, Joe Morgan, Andy Tanner, Tavon Rooks, Marcel Jones, Vinnie Sunseri, Ronald Powell, Keyunta Dawson, Trevin Wade

What are your thoughts?