Pro Football weekly

Comment | Print |

Saints WR Arrington ready for bigger role

About the Author

Dan Parr

dparr@pfwmedia.com
Associate editor

Recent posts by Dan Parr

Kuechly wins PFW/PFWA Defensive Rookie of the Year

Posted Jan. 15, 2013 @ 11:51 a.m.

CB Munnerlyn hoping to stay with Panthers

Posted Jan. 13, 2013 @ 1:38 p.m.

Who is the Falcons' most underappreciated receiver?

Posted Jan. 11, 2013 @ 11:06 p.m.

Are White-Jones NFL's best WR tandem?

Posted Jan. 11, 2013 @ 12:12 p.m.

Related Stories

Saints re-sign Galette

Posted March 09, 2013 @ 1:31 p.m.

SS Moore is staying with the Falcons

Posted March 09, 2013 @ 9:36 a.m.

New Orleans Saints: 2013 team needs

Posted March 08, 2013 @ 6:16 p.m.

Chargers claim CB Patrick

Posted Feb. 20, 2013 @ 6:05 p.m.

Saints release TE Thomas, CB Patrick

Posted Feb. 19, 2013 @ 4:07 p.m.

Saints hire Rob Ryan as defensive coordinator

Posted Feb. 09, 2013 @ 10:50 a.m.

Ranking the NFL divisions for 2013

Posted Feb. 07, 2013 @ 4:06 p.m.

Williams gets reinstated, joins Titans' staff

Posted Feb. 07, 2013 @ 12:07 p.m.

In New Orleans, an unwelcome mat for Goodell

Posted Jan. 26, 2013 @ 2:36 p.m.
Posted July 22, 2011 @ 4:49 p.m. ET
By Dan Parr

A bigger role might be in store for Saints WR Adrian Arrington this season.

Arrington, a seventh-round pick in 2008, received his first taste of NFL regular-season action last season — he made a game-high seven catches for 79 yards against the Buccaneers in Week 17 — and we're hearing the Saints believe he's ready for a spot on the active roster every week.

The team's moves in the upcoming free-agent signing period will help dictate Arrington's involvement on offense. He would be a natural replacement for Devery Henderson if the Saints decide to cut Henderson, and the New Orleans Times-Picayune suggested last month that parting ways with Henderson is a possibility for the team.

Henderson, who is signed through 2012, has a base salary of $2.25 million this season, but his salary-cap figure is greater than his salary. The Saints could be in major need of cap flexibility and cutting Henderson, especially if they're confident the 6-3, 192-pound Arrington is ready to step in, could be a sensible move.

Follow Dan Parr on Twitter

Comments ()


ABOUT TRUST ONLINE