The New Orleans Saints are turning up the intensity in the competition for the team's third wide receiver. So far it has already been a sizzling race to see who will serve as the complement to Marques Colston and Lance Moore.
The pool of candidates seemed deep with young guns Kenny Stills, Preston Parker, Andy Tanner and Nick Toon all delivering impressive performances as of late.
The Saints have now added a 9-year veteran into the mix, Patrick Crayton, who was drafted by the Cowboys in the seventh Round in 2004. The 34-year-old last played for the San Diego Chargers in 2011.
"What helps me is my mental knowledge of the game," Crayton said. "That's the edge I have over some of the young guys. They're still trying to get used to what it takes to be a professional. I'm a decade in, so it helps."
Crayton says this is the only call he's received lately, after sitting out last season. He's spent his time training on his own, being a father ...