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Saints Rumors: 6 reasons why Russell Wilson should come to NOLA

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Kamara/Thomas

Wilson has weapons in Seattle, so that’s not an issue for him there. In New Orleans, however, he might not have as many talented weapons but Alvin Kamara and Michael Thomas along with a hopeful early-round receiver might be enough to draw him in.

If the Saints part ways with their 2022 first-round pick, they won’t be able to land any of the top-tier receivers in the draft. The good news is that this is still a strong receiver draft class and there’s a solid chance they could find one in the second or third round.

Kamara has been banged up this year but when he’s on the field, he’s a game-changer both through the air and on the ground. Wilson would love having a versatile running back at his disposal.

Thomas hasn’t played at all this year and was injured for most of last year but if he’s not traded in the offseason and is good to go for 2022, he’ll be a key contributor in the Saints’ offense.

Good Fanbase

While the Seahawks have a solid fan base, Saints fans are on a whole other level. Wilson has really bonded with the city of Seattle in the same way Drew Brees did while he was the quarterback of the Saints.

Wilson wouldn’t be going to a team with a lackluster fan base or a team with bandwagon fans, he’d be joining a franchise where the fans ride and die with their team. That’s something that should draw him to the organization.

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