The Falcons play the Saints this weekend, and while we’re going to spend most of the run-up hating everything that team stands for, we have to admit the Saints have some good players. Players that we could root for, and perhaps even love, if they were plucked out the black and gold and put in more pleasing jersey colors, like say red and black. I’m spitballing.
If you could steal one Saints player and make him a Falcon, then, who are you taking?
I’d be tempted to add Alvin Kamara or Michael Thomas to a spoil of riches on this Falcons offense. Terron Armstead is a truly great left tackle who would be an upgrade on Jake Matthews, and the Falcons can always use elite linemen. But injuries and the team’s quiet pass rush to this point leave me no real choice but to choose Cam Jordan, not that I’m weeping over that.
Jordan is one of the league’s elite pass rushers, and a player so good he makes New Orleans’ line look strong even when nobody else is playing all that well. Joining a thinning but solid defensive end rotation in Atlanta, he’d offer a major boost to the pass rush, and the Falcons need that.
Who would you add?