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Oct 19, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; New Orleans Saints tackle Terron Armstead (72) against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field. Lions defeated the Saints 24-23. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports


Armstead is one of the best offensive tackles in the entire sport of Pro Football, and his performance on the field can rarely be questioned.

Armstead has been singled out time and time again by metrics sites such as Pro Football Focus, for his highly-graded performances that have now turned him into an annually-ranked Top 5 left tackle.

However, he has missed the last couple games with injury, as well as most of the preseason.

The Saints have not surprisingly been secretive about the true extent of Armstead’s injuries, and for the most part. the performance of the O-Line has surpassed the expectations of many; but the return to the lineup of this all-pro caliber tackle is vital.

Let’s face it: the Saints will only go as far as Drew Brees will take them — and Brees can only do that with one of the best left tackles in the sport, able to protect his blind side.