Chris Carr figured he'd get comfortable with the Saints' new defense soon enough.
The ninth-year cornerback, who started for one of the NFL's top defenses in Baltimore three seasons ago, now aims to establish a regular role in New Orleans under new defensive coordinator Rob Ryan, who was also Carr's coordinator in Oakland at the beginning of his career.
''I know what Rob wants. I remember a lot of the calls that he used to call in Oakland. I know how he wants players to play,'' Carr said. ''I've started at safety, cornerback, and nickelback for him before, and so at this point in my career, I'm willing to do whatever I can just to help out.''
During training camp, Carr has been working as a reserve cornerback and return man.
His veteran savvy showed when the Saints held their first scrimmage last weekend. He intercepted one pass, nearly had another interception on a pass-breakup and caused another turnover when he jumped in...