The New Orleans Saints have now completed three weeks worth of Organized Team Activities (OTAs) and three days worth of minicamp sessions (five in all) and have some time off before training camps begins in late July.
The fate of the appeals is still up in the air for Jonathan Vilma and Will Smith because of their roles in the bounty program that rocked New Orleans recently.
Quarterback Drew Brees is still a no-show and hasn't budged yet on his contract talks with the team concerning a long-term deal. Brees was slapped with the franchise tag but wants a significant deal to ensure his future in New Orleans with the Saints is financially lucrative and lengthy.
Even with those issues undecided, there were things learned from the minicamp sessions. Here are five things we've learned from Saints' minicamp.