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During his rookie season of 2011, Saints linebacker Martez Wilson had … well, the kind of campaign you’d expect from a third-round draft pick and project player (10 tackles, one sack).
But now that he’s being converted to defensive end, Wilson thinks he’ll accomplish enough at his new position to go from fourth-string to first-ballot.
Let him explain.
“I think I’ll grow into the spot,” said Wilson, via Sportsnola.com. “I’m not even close to where I see myself being. No matter what position I’m playing down the road, I see myself just making plays. Making plays is what keeps you on the field.
“I see myself being a Hall of Famer one day.”
Whoa, nelly. That could be the loftiest goal we’ve heard all offseason, and makes Dwight Jones (who?) look downright amateur.
To be fair, Wilson does have the support of interim coach Joe Vitt and defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo, both of whom are pleased with his progression thus far.
“We’re not going to make a decision until we get in pa
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