The playoffs are starting this weekend, and the New Orleans Saints will be watching 12 other teams fight to get to the Super Bowl from home. It definitely stings.
2012 showed that the Saints have a lot of holes and flaws in their roster, and the organization has their work cut out for them.
They have to go through scouting reports for the NFL draft, work financial magic to bring in some key players while cutting others currently on the roster and deal with restructuring current contracts and re-signing some of their players that are going into free agency—11 unrestricted free agents and five restricted free agents.
What to do, what to do? On top of all of the above, they must look at a laundry list of available players this offseason in order to improve their roster and get back to the playoffs next season.
Let's take a look at a few.