The Saints would have to do some work with their cap space given that they’re $100 million in the red. That said, this is a trade that seems unlikely as the Saints would want to deal out some high-value contracts.
Assuming the Texans don’t want any part of those deals, they may look towards this type of deal. We’re talking two second-round picks and two first-round picks. With compensatory picks likely coming their way, the Saints may be willing to part ways with several other Day 3 picks.
At the end of the day, the Saints, to make this deal, must believe that acquiring Watson, a player that was among the best quarterbacks in 2020, would be able to captain a Super Bowl-winning offense.
Most mock trades have the Texans getting far more than just four picks; however, the thought is that these are high-value picks. While they’re not in the top ten, there are four top-64 picks there that could reload the Texans on both sides of the ball.