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Saints one of the NFL’s best in preseason Power Rankings

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It’s still only the preseason, so not every major media outlet has released their Power Rankings to start the NFL season. Still, there are a few sources already releasing rankings at this point, so how do the New Orleans Saints rank?

ESPN - #3

Surpring player to watch: WR Tre’Quan Smith. The rookie third-round draft pick from Central Florida has made some of the flashiest plays throughout training camp and the preseason opener, showing a good combination of size and speed at 6-foot-2, 210 pounds. Coaches have still been harping on him for issues such as communication, alignment, etc. But his big-play ability should get him on the field as a third or fourth receiver.

USA Today - #6

Any more underrated player than WR Michael Thomas? He’s one key to a team with plenty of motivation to overcome2017’s missed opportunity.

Bleacher Report - #3

Good luck finding a more interesting player than Taysom Hill, who’s been a special teams gunner before and just went berserk as a quarterback, completing 8-of-9 passes for 72 yards and rushing seven times for 52 yards and a score.

Average Power Ranking Composite: #4