2. Jarvis Landry, WR
Last year, the Saints were looking for some veteran leadership for their locker room and they turned to Jarvis Landry, who was able to play for his hometown team. Landry spent the first four years of his career with the Miami Dolphins and even led the NFL in receptions in 2017 with 112.
Despite the triple-digit reception total, Landry didn't crack the 1,000-yard mark that year, finishing with 987 yards — for an average of 8.8 yards per catch. This led to the Dolphins balking at an extension and in the end, he was traded to the Cleveland Browns.
In Cleveland, he landed a massive five-year extension but was released after four years. Landry had some great moments with the Browns, finishing with 288 catches for 3,560 yards and 15 touchdowns, but it was a far cry from what his contract suggested he should bring to the table.
He then signed with the Saints and was ready to serve as their slot receiver, on a much better contract. In Week 1, it looked as though he would be a steal when he had 114 yards on seven catches. But then, he struggled and missed eight games due to injury.
Landry will be 31 this season and is still without a home for 2023. New Orleans could decide to roll the dice again, and it might be an even more affordable one-year deal given the durability concerns he had in his lone season with the Saints.