Aug 9, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Lions fullback Jed Collins (45) during the second quarter against the Cleveland Browns at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports
Starter: Jed Collins
Practice Squad: Emil Igwenagu
Not a whole lot to say here.
Jed Collins is a perfect fit for a team that is reintroducing the fullback to their offense. It helps that Collins is already familiar with Lombardi and the Saints offense, so it was considered a no-brainer that he would make the final roster.
Collins only played 29 snaps during the preseason and didn’t do a whole lot, but that’s to be expected from a fullback, as they typically go unnoticed. He was a solid blocker for the Saints and will add plenty of help in the run game. We could do a whole lot worse here.