The Saints finished dead last in 2012 against the run. Big John Jenkins -- all 6-foot-4, 346 pounds of him -- could be the run-stuffing presence New Orleans needs to return to the top of the NFC South.
On Tuesday, the Jets began dumping salaries to get under the salary cap. Bart Scott, Calvin Pace, Eric Smith,and Jason Smith were released, saving some $32 million. This is just the beginning, of course.
The Jets announced Tuesday that they've released high-priced tackle Jason Smith and high-priced linebackers Calvin Pace and Bart Scott (along with safety Eric Smith) -- which will save the team more than $24 million in salary-cap space.