As we prepare for the Saints first preseason game of the year against the St. Louis Rams, here are the top five things we’ll be looking for throughout the game.
5.) Terron Armstead’s progression at left tackle
Armstead has been one of the more impressive players at Saints camp so far, but he’s got one heck of a matchup to kick off the preseason. The Rams may have the best...
About this time a year ago, New Orleans Saints left tackle Terron Armstead wasn't sure what to think.
He is a rookie third round pick out of tiny Arkansas-Pine Bluff trying to figure it all out and absorb as much about the Saints offense as possible.
But much has changed now. After taking over the staring left tackle spot during the final two games of the 2013 regular season...
Terron Armstead refused to give up a single pressure in the final game of the New Orleans Saints season even when matched up with productive pass-rushers in Cliff Avril and Michael Bennett. With four starts
under his belt, should Saints fans be looking for a big year from the second-year left tackle? In short: yes. Photo credit to Steven Bisig/USA TODAY Sports.
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New Orleans Saints left tackle Terron Armstead said via Twitter he underwent a minor hand surgery Tuesday and the procedure went well.
"Surgery was a success! Huge thanks to everyone for their prayers and concerns. #WhoDat," Armstead said via Twitter on Tuesday.
New Orleans Saints offensive tackle Terron Armstead was forced into a big role during his rookie season, where he was given the responsibility of protecting the blind side of quarterback Drew Brees.
Armstead struggled early, as many rookies do, but he was able to eventually find his groove and elevate his play in the postseason.
Unfortunately for Armstead, his offseason will begin...
Saints left tackle Terron Armstead underwent hand surgery on Tuesday morning.
Minor hand surgery in the morning!! Praying for success and a speedy recovery
— Terron Armstead (@T_Armstead72) January 28, 2014
Armstead played pretty well late in the season when he was forced into the starting lineup. He’s a young up and coming player that should be able to help the Saints for...
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I started this year off talking about the pre-season battle to take over the gaping hole at left tackle in the wake of Jermon Bushrod’s departure to Chicago.
Charles Brown eventually won the battle, but not the war.
By the end of the year, Terron Armstead worked his way into the starting lineup and maintained that position until their season’s unfortunate end in Seattle.
Saints head coach Sean Payton plans on starting rookie Terron Armstead at left tackle after benching Charles Brown.
“I think Terron has improved during the course of the season, taking scout team reps, and it’s time to see what he can do,” Payton said Wednesday morning, per NewOrleansSaints.com. “I visited with Charles this morning and...
3.13 New Orleans Saints Terron Armstead, OT, Arkansas-Pine Bluff (6-5, 306)
Terron Armstead has a lot of upside at offensive tackle and could, in time, turn himself into a very serviceable offensive tackle in the National Football League. Drafted by New Orleans at the 3.13 position, he has great feet, agility and is a very good athlete compared to most offensive tackles. What holds...