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Scouts' Eye: Saints address DE need

Signing of veteran Brown gives New Orleans more depth, experience along D-line

Originally Published: April 12, 2010
By Matt Williamson | Scouts Inc.
Scouts Inc. takes a look at major offseason storylines every Monday:

The Saints sign Alex Brown

New Orleans' primary needs were defensive tackle, outside linebacker and, lastly, defensive end. This signing goes a long way toward diminishing that third need. Brown isn't a world-beater, but teamed with Will Smith, Bobby McCray and quite possibly a mid-round project at the position from this upcoming draft, the Saints are in pretty good shape at defensive end.