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In the looming days just before the NFL trade deadline, could the New Orleans Saints be in search of an additional playmaking tight finish?

In the 11th season of his profession, Jared Cook finds himself on his 5th group and one particular in desperate need to have of a second playmaking tight finish. As we know, New Orleans Saints’ head coach Sean Payton is a large fan of two tight finish sets.

The New Orleans Saints utilised to be the epicenter of the magnificent Jimmy Graham and his skills. In 5 years with the Saints, Graham totaled four,752 total yards with 51 touchdowns on 386 receptions producing him one particular of the most targeted Saints tight ends in history.

In the 4 complete years given that the days of former Pro Bowl TE Jimmy Graham, the New Orleans Saints have observed a combined 3 distinct TE’s lead in getting yards at their position for the season and only combine for 1,981 yards and 12 touchdowns.

That is a two,771 yards and 39 touchdown distinction among the 5 years of Graham and the 4 years immediately after his departure.

This just goes to show that the New Orleans Saints are in desperate need to have of not only a excellent blocking and getting tight finish, but also they are in need to have of a constant tight finish, just before the NFL trade deadline on October 29, 2019.

Right here are 3 prospective tight ends that could bring the Jimmy Graham style, tight finish dominating era back to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.