Originally posted on The Saints Nation  |  Last updated 3/16/13
  It's no secret that outside linebacker is a huge need for the Saints heading into this year's NFL draft. With the move to Rob Ryan's 3-4 defense, the Saints will need to generate a pass rush now more than ever. As of now, Martez Wilson and Junior Galette are the only players on roster that have the potential to generate such a pass rush. Luckily for New Orleans, this year's defensive crop is loaded with 3-4 pass rushers. Dion Jordan, Barkevious Mingo, Ziggy Ansah, and even Jarvis Jones are some of the more highly coveted 3-4 pass rushers that will be available this year. The problem is that all four of those players are slated to be selected before the Saints pick at #15. If that does happen come April, the Saints could be have one of the more highly scrutinized players this year fall to them in Florida State defensive end Bjoern Werner. Werner was a consensus top 10 pick at the end of the college football season but now, after extensive film evaluation and his NFL scouting
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