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Tim Lelito | Guard | #68

Team: New Orleans Saints
Age / DOB:  (26) / 7/21/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 315
College: Grand Valley State
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The New Orleans Times-Picayune expects Tim Lelito to start at left guard.
Lelito is the in-house favorite to replace Ben Grubbs. The Saints view Lelito as a potential upgrade next to Max Unger. Lelito’s job security will only come into question if Zach Strief moves inside. Sat, Jun 13, 2015 02:32:00 PM

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NewOrleansSaints.com believes Tim Lelito will compete for the starting left guard spot.

Lelito has mostly played center the last two seasons, but he will focus on guard after the Saints traded for Max Unger. Lelito may be given the first shot to earn the left guard spot, but whoever loses the right tackle battle between Zach Strief and rookie Andrus Peat remains the favorite to end up with the job.
Sat, May 23, 2015 12:15:00 PM

Saints OL Tim Lelito is expected to compete for the starting left guard job.

Lelito has been limited to spot duty at center the last two seasons. The Saints are moving him to guard after trading for Max Unger. With rookie Andrus Peat the favorite to start at right tackle, Zach Strief could also be an option on the inside.
Source: ESPN.com
Sat, May 9, 2015 03:31:00 PM

The New Orleans Times-Picayune expects second-year pro Tim Lelito to be the Saints' starting center despite the signing of Jonathan Goodwin.

Columnist and former beat writer Jeff Duncan believes Goodwin "looks more like insurance than viable competition." Lelito's lone two rookie starts came at right guard, so the Saints would be placing a ton of faith in a neophyte snapper.
Thu, Jun 19, 2014 08:41:00 PM

Coach Sean Payton confirmed Tim Lelito will have a chance to win the starting center job.

Brian de la Puente, the Saints' starter for the last three seasons, remains an unsigned free agent. If he ends up signing elsewhere, Lelito is the in-house replacement option. The 2013 UDFA made two starts at right guard as a rookie, handling himself well.
Wed, Mar 26, 2014 12:57:00 PM

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2Khiry Robinson
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GLB1Mark Ingram
2Khiry Robinson
3RB1Mark Ingram
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FB1Austin Johnson
2Toben Opurum
WR11Brandin Cooks
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2Brandon Coleman
3Reggie Bell
4Shane Wynn
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TE1Josh Hill
2Rashaun Allen
3Jack Tabb
4Chris Manhertz
LT1Terron Armstead
LG1Andrus Peat
2Ryan Seymour
C1Max Unger
2Senio Kelemete
RG1Tim Lelito
2Cyril Lemon
RT1Zach Strief
2Bryan Witzmann