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Breaking down New Orleans' free-agency class

Posted by ESPN.com's Pat Yasinskas

We continue our team-by-team look at potential free agents with the New Orleans Saints.

Vilma
Unrestricted free agents: Cornerback Aaron Glenn, quarterback Joey Harrington, receiver Devery Henderson, defensive tackle Antwan Lake, guard Matt Lehr, running back Aaron Stecker, tackle Jon Stinchcomb and linebacker Jonathan Vilma.

Restricted free agents: Guard Jahri Evans, receiver Lance Moore, receiver Courtney Roby, defensive tackle Montavious Stanley and offensive lineman Zach Strief.

Overview: The Saints already are projected to be almost $5 million over the cap and that means even keeping their own free agents might be a challenge. But there are several who they have to find a way to keep and the list starts with Vilma. He's their best player on defense and new coordinator Gregg Williams has said he wants to build the defense around Vilma. The Saints will make sure he stays and then move on to the rest of their players.

Stinchcomb is an adequate right tackle and keeping him is also a goal. Henderson is coming off a decent season and the Saints would like to keep him, but there is some depth in the receiving corps so they won't pay him big money. Stecker and Lake also are role players the Saints would like to keep around.

Evans and Moore are restricted free agents, but both are very good and some other teams could be willing to make offers for them.