Manti Te’o Visiting Saints

Linebacker Manti Te’o will visit the Saints today and tomorrow, tweets Ian Rapoport of Te'o (vertical)

Te’o, the 38th overall pick in the 2013 draft, has been hindered by injuries throughout his career. As a rookie in 2013, Te’o suffered a foot injury in the preseason which sidelined him for the first part of the regular season. In the following year, the linebacker missed six games due to a foot fracture. In 2015, Te’o missed four games as the result of an ankle injury.

All told, Te’o has managed only 30 starts in four years with the Chargers, and he hasn’t been especially productive. Still, he ranks as the No. 13 free agent linebacker on PFR’s list, mostly based on perceived upside.

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  1. nutznboltz

    A players best asset is availability. Although Manti has improved every year, he is injury prone. Perryman is better anyway.

  2. OCTraveler

    Wonder if he’ll get advice on what team to sign with from his “phantom girlfriend ” ?


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