5 Saints Who Should NOT Be Back Next Season

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Nov 29, 2015; Houston, TX, USA; New Orleans Saints tackle Zach Strief (64) and quarterback Drew Brees (9) lie on the ground after Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt (99) makes a sack during the game at NRG Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

With the 2015 New Orleans Saints season over, it is time to focus on next year. After a very disappointing season, the Saints look to rebound in 2016 and hopefully make the playoffs. However, for that to happen — the Saints need to make some changes.

They have already started with the changes to the coaching staff, bringing in some familiar faces: Dan Campbell, Aaron Glenn, and Joe Lombardi.

I fully expect there to be more changes also, such as the announcement earlier today of long-time defensive guru Peter Giunta to be the new senior defensive assistant to defensive coordinator Dennis Allen — who held that same title last year before eventually replacing the fired Rob Ryan; who now is in Buffalo on his twin brother Rex Ryan’s staff,

It goes a lot deeper than just coaches, though.

The Saints simply just don’t have enough talent. They have players who should only be in limited roles starting on the defense, and that is not a key to success in the NFL.

For the Saints to get better fast there are some players, on both sides of the ball, who should NOT be in the black and gold next year.

Today, I am going to highlight some of these players who should not be back, starting with…

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