"It's tough to lose those guys. You have to pick up that slack,Adidas NMD Clearance," second-year defensive end Akiem Hicks said, adding that he was confident remaining linemen could handle it because of how they worked on conditioning. "I feel like the culture of our d-line has never been the type to miss out on extra work. It's all about what you do when nobody's looking."
New Orleans also made a move to bolster its depth up front on Thursday with the re-signing of veteran Jay Richardson, who spent preseason in New Orleans and was among the Saints' final cuts.