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Will Lito Sheppard Be A Saint Soon?


Lito Sheppard earlier this off season expressed his disapproval when the Eagles brought in pro bowl free agent Asante Samuel. There were rumors going around Sheppard wanted a trade, but that the Eagles were asking to much, and did not want to part ways with the corner back.

But, on Tuesday Sheppard made it clear he does not want to play the 2008 season as an Eagle. He blames the front office for nitpicking certain aspects of his game, that they say need improvement.

There was already talks that New Orleans would be interested in Sheppard, to help shore up the defensive back position, that New Orleans has tried to address this offseason.

The Saints picked up Gay, Glenn, and drafted Porter in the second round of this years draft to address the issue, but one could only think that adding a two time pro bowl CB, that still has years left in the tank would be the smart thing to do. If only to add more depth, and competition.

Sheppard, did not have the best of years lately, but that is often the trend in the NFL, most of the greats, had off years, and a change of scenery is all it took to return to pro bowl form.

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2 Responses to “Will Lito Sheppard Be A Saint Soon?”

  1. kelli says:

    after the night jason david had on saturday against the texans, the saints should seriously think about this. jason david is terrible and isn’t going to get better. they need to cut their losses with him and try to trade for sheppard. we need help in the defensive backfield desparately and it doesn’t appear that anyone currently on their roster can do the job.

  2. marcos says:

    I hope we get lito cause Jason David is just terrible he got beat down deep by every wide receiver he was covering so saints have to do everything that is possible to get 2 time pro bowl CB lito sheppard

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