It’s no secret that the New Orleans Saints coveted star quarterback Deshaun Watson this offseason but were unable to convince him to waive his no-trade clause for them. . While Watson eventually moved to the Browns from Cleveland, the Saints signed Jameis Winston, starting in Week 1 of 2021, to a new two-year deal that, presumably, will make him QB1 whenever he fully recovers from the torn ACL and damage to his MCL he suffered in October. 31.
Wide receiver Tre’Quan Smith and retired Saints legend Drew Brees recently praised Winston and his ability to consistently guide New Orleans to Sunday wins. However, the Saints looked up to it last week when they completed a trade with the Philadelphia Eagles who, among other things, left New Orleans with picks No. 16 and No. 19 in the upcoming draft. NFL which will begin on April 28.
Insider Jordan Schultz is now reporting that the Saints could combine these two picks in an effort to move up the draft order to nab either former Liberty Flames quarterback Malik Willis or Pittsburgh Panthers Kenny Pickett: