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Saints Top Fantasy Players

These are the top fantasy football players of the New Orleans Saints as ranked by Average Draft Position (ADP) in PPR-format mock drafts.

Data as of June 25, 2024.

# Name Pos Team ADP Bye
1 Alvin Kamara RB NO 5.05 12

Alvin Kamara

Alvin Kamara's current ADP is 5.05, which is the 5th pick of the 5th round, and 52nd selection overall.

Alvin Kamara Average Draft Position PPR

New Orleans Saints 2020 Schedule

Week Home/Away Opponent
1 Home Tampa Bay Buccaneers
2 Away Las Vegas Raiders
3 Home Green Bay Packers
4 Away Detroit Lions
5 Home Los Angeles Chargers
7 Home Carolina Panthers
8 Away Chicago Bears
9 Away Tampa Bay Buccaneers
10 Home San Francisco 49ers
11 Home Atlanta Falcons
12 Away Denver Broncos
13 Away Atlanta Falcons
14 Away Philadelphia Eagles
15 Home Kansas City Chiefs
16 Home Minnesota Vikings
17 Away Carolina Panthers

New Orleans Saints News

Adam Trautman, Adam Trautman Misses Minicamp With Injury

Denver Broncos tight end Adam Trautman (core) was held out of mandatory minicamp practices this week as a precaution due to a core-muscle injury. "Just being smart with his reps," head coach Sean Payton said. "He had core-muscle symptoms, which is basically a sprain. He didn't need surgery, so that's the good news. Nothing significant though." It sounds like it's an injury that won't keep Trautman sidelined for the start of training camp at the end of July. The 27-year-old re-signed with Denver in the offseason after catching 22 passes for 204 yards and a career-high three touchdowns in 17 games in his first year in Denver in 2023. Third-year tight end Greg Dulcich (foot) has had trouble staying on the field in his first two years in the NFL, but if he's healthy, he'll be the better bet for fantasy production in 2024 than Trautman.

Adam Trautman player page.

June 14, 2024 5:08 PM EST


Taysom Hill, Saints Restructure Taysom Hill's Contract

The New Orleans Saints restructured tight end Taysom Hill's contract on Thursday, converting his base salary for 2024 to free up some salary cap room. Hill's cap number went from $15.7 million to $6.8 million with the move. The 33-year-old continues to be listed as a tight end for fantasy purposes, but he's apparently being involved more as a running back/fullback in new offensive coordinator Klint Kubiak's scheme during offseason workouts. Juwan Johnson's foot injury will also open up more pass-catching opportunities for Hill in training camp this summer as a traditional tight end. Most of Hill's production in 2023 came as a quarterback in wild-cat formations for the Saints. His versatile skill set makes him intriguing as a TE2 in fantasy, but it has been nearly impossible to predict how the Saints will use him on a weekly basis.

Taysom Hill player page.

June 13, 2024 4:39 PM EST


Alvin Kamara, Alvin Kamara Skips Practice For Contract-Related Reasons

New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara skipped the team's final mandatory minicamp practice this week due to contract-related reasons, according to his agent, Brad Cicala. Kamara was in attendance for minicamp but didn't take part in on-field workouts as he seeks a new contract. The 28-year-old veteran has two years left on his current deal, and not much progress has been made on a new contract. The former third-round selection in 2017 was a Pro Bowler in each of his first five seasons in the league and has surpassed 1,000 scrimmage yards in all seven of his campaigns for the Saints. However, Kamara has never been a 1,000-yard rusher and had a career-low 694 rushing yards and five touchdowns in 13 games in 2023. Kamara is more attractive in PPR leagues for his pass-catching prowess. Keep in mind that he's averaged 4.0 yards per carry or less in the last three seasons.

Alvin Kamara player page.

June 13, 2024 4:32 PM EST


Juwan Johnson, Juwan Johnson To Undergo Foot Surgery

New Orleans Saints tight end Juwan Johnson (foot) is scheduled to undergo foot surgery next week, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. Johnson suffered the injury during Wednesday's minicamp practice and is expected to miss a significant chunk of time. However, the team is hopeful he'll be ready for the start of the regular season. In Johnson's first year with Derek Carr, he caught 37 passes for 368 yards and four touchdowns in 13 games. He's been a fantasy football sleeper for the last few years and will remain one in 2024, so long as he can recover and get back to action. In his absence, Foster Moreau will likely handle TE1 duties, though Taysom Hill could see more work at that spot for the remainder of the offseason.

Juwan Johnson player page.

June 13, 2024 12:24 PM EST


Juwan Johnson, Juwan Johnson Expected To Miss A Good Chunk Of Time

New Orleans Saints tight end Juwan Johnson (leg) suffered a lower-leg injury and is expected to miss a good amount of time, according to sources. While it's unclear if Johnson is now a candidate to miss the start of the 2024 regular season, at the very least he's going to miss the start of training camp next month and valuable repetitions as the team looks to get ready for next season. The 27-year-old's injury will open up more reps for the likes of Foster Moreau, Taysom Hill, rookie Dallin Holker, Michael Jacobson and Tommy Hudson this summer. Johnson took a step back in 2023 and finished with 37 receptions for 368 yards and four touchdowns in 13 games (11 starts) in his fourth year in the NFL. Even if Johnson is ready for Week 1 of the regular season, Hill will probably cut into his targets enough to keep him as a low-upside, touchdown-dependent TE2 in fantasy.

Juwan Johnson player page.

June 12, 2024 10:22 PM EST