3 reasons Jameis Winston, not Russell Wilson, should be Saints top priority

Jameis Winston, New Orleans Saints. (Photo by Tim Nwachukwu/Getty Images)
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If you have been following the unfolding rumors surrounding the Saints’ need for a future quarterback and the Seahawks’ willingness to let go of Rusell Wilson, you have most likely been in agreeance, confused, or amused at the situation.

Wherever you stand on the matter, one thing is for sure, the Saints could be a better team with Wilson. However, does the price that Wilson is going to cost the black and gold outweigh the cost of bringing back current quarterback Jameis Winston?

With all the buzz around Russell Wilson, don’t forget that Saints quarterback Jameis Winston is still the best option for the team.

If we were talking about Taysom Hill, this would be a totally different story. However, there is a possibility that Jameis Winston could be the next long-term QB of the high-powered offense that Sean Payton has built.

On the outside, Russell Wilson is far better than Jameis Winston, but when you breakdown getting them on the team, it isn’t as far apart as you might think. Here are the top three reasons that Winston would be a better fit than Wilson.