3 last-second wide receiver trades the New Orleans Saints should make

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Golden Tate

The New York Giants aren’t going to win the NFC East. While the division that features the Eagles, Cowboys, and Football Team is still up in the air, the Eagles are likely to pull away with it. The Giants would’ve had a chance with star Saquon Barkley.

Without him, they might as well pull the plug on their season, and it could start with sending Golden Tate away. Tate has had a lengthy career in the NFL and would cost little in trade capital as he’s nearing the end of his career and the quite the receiver he used to be.

Tate has 20 receptions for 195 yards this season. He’s had three 1,000-yard seasons on his career, having also attended one Pro Bowl.

He’s a veteran that has a consistency to his game that the Saints clearly find valuable, adding Emmanuel Sanders this past season. Tate could even be more of an insurance policy as well in case Sanders or Thomas goes down.

Given his cost, adding Tate may be worth the price, especially since the Saints should be adding compensatory picks next offseason.