"That clears things up a little bit as you approach the draft, as opposed to getting through the season possibly not playing and maybe not having the exposure, too," Payton said. "I think he got better each week.”
Armstead tweeted that the injury is minor. He played in just six games, but performed well enough to factor into the team's future plans. With current left tackle Charles Brown not expected to be back, Armstead could open next season at the position assuming his hand heals properly.
Armstead replaced Charles Brown, who's not expected back with the team. Right tackle Zach Strief said Armstead, a third-round pick who gave up two sacks in his first start against Carolina, got better every game.
“I think his potential is almost limitless," Strief told WWL-TV. "I think he can be a really good football player.”
|2||9/14/14||@ CLE||Lost 24-26|
|4||9/28/14||@ DAL||8:30 pm|
|Bye: Week 6|
|7||10/19/14||@ DET||1:00 pm|
|9||10/30/14||@ CAR||8:25 pm|
|13||11/30/14||@ PIT||1:00 pm|
|15||12/15/14||@ CHI||8:30 pm|
|17||12/28/14||@ TB||1:00 pm|
|2013||New Orleans Saints||6||2|
|2014||New Orleans Saints||1||1|
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