Saints vs. Packers 2021: Why the Saints have cause for concern

By Kade Kistner

With the New Orleans Saints just days away from “hosting” the Green Bay Packers at TIAA Bank Field in Jacksonville, Fla., there are plenty of question marks surrounding the black and gold.

With Drew Brees recently retired, the identity of the team, at least on the field, has changed pretty dramatically. They have their first big test against a team that is not only led by reigning MVP Aaron Rodgers, but is also a Super Bowl hopeful.

If this were 2019, or even 2020, and New Orleans had a healthy secondary, wide receiving corps, and a veteran defensive line, this matchup may look pretty good on paper. Alas, they don’t and that gives us pause for some concern. Here are the most glaring question marks heading into Sunday’s matchup:

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