New Orleans Saints: Jameis Winston should make Pro Bowl, as an alternate

Jameis Winston #2, New Orleans Saints (Photo by Scott Taetsch/Getty Images)
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Don’t forget about how good this New Orleans Saints team is.

Take a deep breath. Inhale that ‘it’s almost the end of Summer’ air. Fall approaches, and for many of us, that means it’s our favorite time of the year. New Orleans Saints football is almost here, and questions abound.

What can we expect during the first season in forever without Drew Brees? Is Jameis Winston ready? Can this team win another division title? It sounds crazy to say that they’ll have to go through the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to do so as New Orleans is actually the four-time defending NFC South Champions, but you all know how the Bucs’ season turned out.

Tampa returns everybody from last year’s roster, but the Saints are more than capable of a deep playoff run of their own. Sean Payton is still here. New Orleans returns a very capable defensive unit, and yes, you read the title of this one correctly. Jameis Winston is fully capable of a Pro Bowl season.

You just need to understand that he’ll, more than likely be doing so as an alternate. Here are two reasons why that’s the case.