Every once in a while, news comes in that makes you go hmm…
According to multiple reports, the Eagles and Saints traded draft picks. The Saints receive picks No. 16 and No. 19 overall in the 2022 NFL Draft, plus No. 194 in the sixth round. In return, the Eagles get the Saints’ 18th overall pick, as well as their No. 101 in the third round and No. 237 in the seventh round this year. The Eagles also get future picks in the form of the Saints’ 2023 first-round pick and 2024 second-round pick.
Therefore, while the Saints choose an additional first-round pick this year, they won’t have one next year – and next year’s pick could be quite high depending on how the Saints should fare. behave this season – and they give a future second round and third round.
“One of the most unbalanced trades we have seen in a long time”, voiced the opinion of former Eagles and Browns executive Joe Banner on Twitter. “Saints 1,2 and 3 gave up for 16, that was enough that they could use it to trade for almost any non-QB NFL star player and they were left with picks. Instead, they got a pick midway through the first round. Crazy.”
Sports Illustrated’s Albert Breer explained the trade on the Saints’ side.
“New Orleans now has three Top 50 picks, which should set them up to address their cap issue over the next two years by bringing younger, cheaper talent to the roster,” he tweeted. “Those three picks (16, 19, 49) are well placed, given the composition of the class.”
There has been speculation that the Saints could pack their two first-round picks to try to move up and grab a quarterback sooner than they’re currently set to pick, but it remains to be seen if that’s the case. was indeed a salary cap relief. play or a chess piece serving even more tournaments and transactions.
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