• New Orleans Saints rookie Kenny Vaccaro getting used to facing elite receivers

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Sep 19, 2013
    New Orleans Saints rookie safety Kenny Vaccaro is entering only his third NFL game. New Orleans Saints rookie safety Kenny Vaccaro has played every snap on defense so far this season plus 22 more snaps on special teams through the first two games. New Orleans Saints strong safety Kenny Vaccaro tips this ball away from Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez to seal the win as Roman Harper prepares to intercept during the New Orleans Saints vs. But I didn’t know it was gonna be this much versatility,” said Vaccaro, who spent most of his career at Texas covering top receivers in the slot and was known for his prowess in both pass coverage and run defense. Through two games, the Saints have mostly been able to contain such threats. So far he has lined up as a deep safety, an in-the-box safety, a nickel back in the slot, a corner on the outside, an inside linebacker and an outside linebacker in various formations and schemes.
    Source: nola.com
    • Saints rookie Vaccaro thrives in 'slash' role

      METAIRIE, La. – So much for starting slowly. New Orleans Saints rookie safety Kenny Vaccaro has played every snap on defense so far this season -- plus 22 more snaps on special teams through the first two games. And, by his count, he’s lined up at six o…
      Source: ESPN.com

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