Offensive tackle Trevor Penning will arrive in New Orleans with big (pun intended) expectations.

Selecting 19th overall in the first round of this 2022 NFL Draft by the Saints, Penning will ideally step into the starting left tackle role left open by the departure of All-Pro Terron Armstead in free agency.

At 6'7, 322 pounds, Penning threw defenders around when he was at Northern Iowa (UNI).

He's hoping to follow a similar ascent to elite play in the pros.

Here are 6 things you should know about Penning.

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LOOK: The story behind every NFL team name

Stacker delved into the story behind every NFL football team name. Overall team records, also included, are reflective of NFL regular-season games. There are some football teams with well-known nicknames—the Jets, for instance, are often referred to as Gang Green—but we also divulge how some teams’ official names are sparingly used (the Jets’ neighbors, the Giants, are actually known as the New York Football Giants). Sometimes a team name can tell you a lot about local history: The Vikings of Minnesota draw upon the area’s strong ties to Scandinavia, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are dripping in local legend related to Florida’s pirate past.

Let’s kick off the countdown with the folks who earned their nickname by buying boxes of used team jerseys.
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