Saints see pass rusher as a premium position like quarterback, left tackle, cornerback

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Why did the Saints pay such a high price to draft Marcus Davenport? Because they think pass rushers are worth it.
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There were just other teams on the phone. We were close with one other team, Payton said. A player fell for them. Oftentimes it will be just wait to see if our player is there. It is pretty normal. So without going into [who] all the other teams are, it鈥檚 not unusual.

It actually is unusual for a team to give up two first-round picks to trade up to draft a defensive player: It hasn鈥檛 happened in 15 years. But the Saints view Davenport as no ordinary defensive player. He can get to the other team鈥檚 quarterback, which the Saints think will make him an impact player.

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Roethsliberger has two years left on his current contract, and he has said he plans to play three to five more years, while also reserving the right to re-evaluate his situation annually. (A year ago, he entered Brett Favre territory by making it clear that he鈥檒l take things one year at a time.)

Maybe Ben realizes that, at some point, the question of whether he鈥檒l keep Womens Tyrell Williams Jersey playing won鈥檛 be his decision. Given his unique history, including the various issues, distractions, and problems he has created for the team from time to time over the past 14 years (including but not limited to a 2010 suspension that nearly got him traded), the Steelers may not hesitate to pull the plug on Ben and give the ball to Rudolph at the first hint of substantial slippage by Roethlisberger and/or the first clear sign that Rudolph is as good as the team suspected he鈥檒l be when putting him among the top quarterbacks in this year鈥檚 class.