Hicks Starting out as End in New Orleans Saints' New 3-4 Defense

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Hicks Starting out as End in New Orleans Saints' New 3-4 Defense
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Among the more noteworthy nuggets from Wednesday night was the fact that Akiem Hicks is starting out at defensive end in the New Orleans Saints' new 3-4 defense. Originally, the Saints had tentatively planned to start Hicks at nose tackle, then cross-train him at end. But they probably shifted gears after drafting nose tackle John Jenkins.

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