It’s finally over. The New Orleans Saints officially finished the regular season at 7-10 and well, it’s time to see what changes await them in the long offseason ahead. It’s no secret that the Saints have a lot to work on on their coaching staff, their positions and what needs to happen to get back on their winning path next season.
It won’t be easy, but as always, the The NFL’s offseason is filled with hope that the saints can indeed change things. It won’t be easy, but it’s clear that patience will be needed as they try to right the ship for better days.
Now that the regular season is over, Who Dat Nation can put this season behind them and be optimistic for 2023. It might take longer than usual, but hopefully all the pieces fall into place so that it there is more clarity on the most pressing areas of opportunity. through the team.
Saints’ 2023 draft pick traded to Eagles sits 10th overall
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At this point, that first-round pick the Saints traded in April to the Philadelphia Eagles is now officially the 10th overall pick. It couldn’t have come at a worse time as the Saints try to rebuild, but at least they still have their second- and third-round picks to work with. Maybe they can get a first-round pick if head coach Sean Payton is actually traded to another team this offseason.
Source: Michael Thomas agrees to restructure Saints deal
[Field Yates, ESPN]
Wide receiver Michael Thomas is definitely going to be a hot topic this offseason as the Saints wanted to be proactive and restructure his contract now to see what’s best for both parties in the future. Whether or not he will hit free agency remains to be seen as his injuries have caused frustration across the board, but time will tell what ultimately happens this offseason.
Report: Saints and Broncos ‘seem to be on the same page’ on Sean Payton’s trade value
[John Sigler, Yahoo! Sports]
Speaking of Payton, the wheels are indeed in motion for an NFL team to acquire his services for 2023. Since the Saints own his rights, they will no doubt work with other teams this offseason to secure the best trade. possible that will not only be great for Payton, but also help the franchise rebuild for a better future. So far, it looks like the Denver Broncos are trying to move in quickly before another franchise beats them.