Now that Jameis Winston is set to return as the New Orleans Saints quarterback in 2022, the team will begin to address the offense around him. While the loss of Terron Armstead leaves a big hole on the offensive line that must been tended to, the Saints will look to add talent at pass-catcher as well. Having the quarterback and offensive line in place will be important but, as we saw in 2021, the team will struggle without viable receivers.
The expected return of Michael Thomas, who holds the NFL single-season record for most receptions, will obviously help improve the situation. However, the Saints should be intent on adding talent around him, particularly talent on the perimeter. New Orleans is in need of a field-stretching receiver that can add a complementary deep threat to the team’s passing attack. Here are four options New Orleans could pursue this offseason to serve that role.