More DC options for Saints 

January, 31, 2013
1/31/13
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After New Orleans Saints HC Sean Payton was reinstated by the league, he didn't waste too much time in handing DC Steve Spagnuolo his walking papers. While firing the coordinator of a defense that was one of the NFL's most porous was not a shock, Payton and his associates must now figure out who will replace Spags. The buzz has been that the Saints will be running a 3-4 defense, and out-of-work gurus of the 3-4 such as Romeo Crennel, Eric Mangini and Rob Ryan have been linked to the vacancy.