Saints are reportedly interested in trading for C.J. Henderson

Saints are reportedly interested in trading for C.J. Henderson

After a devastating 1-15 NFL season that saw Doug Marrone be fired as head coach, obviously Henderson is not exactly jiving with Urban Meyer now in charge down in Duval. New Orleans has a strong secondary, but the Saints interest in Henderson seems to be palpable.
Should the Saints trade for Henderson? Once again, Jacksonville may want to rush-sell its previous No. 9 total choice, and an organization with an excellent history of winning of late like the Saints have the savvy to capitalize.

No surprise here, but the Saints are exploring readily available alternatives in the trade market for a cornerback, including C.J. Henderson of the Jaguars. Stay tuned.
— Jeff Duncan (@JeffDuncan_) August 9, 2021.

Jacksonville utilized its No. 9 overall choice in the 2020 NFL Draft on the previous Florida Gators standout. However after a dreadful 1-15 NFL season that saw Doug Marrone be fired as head coach, apparently Henderson is not exactly jiving with Urban Meyer now in charge down in Duval. New Orleans has a strong secondary, however the Saints interest in Henderson appears to be palpable.
Should the Saints trade for the previous No. 9 total pick Henderson prior to the start of the year?

New Orleans Saints have interest in trading for cornerback C.J. Henderson.
Though the Saints have actually won the NFC South department title each of the last four years, they are not preferred to do so in 2021. That is due to the fact that the protecting Super Bowl champ Tampa Bay Buccaneers call the NFC South house also. With the Atlanta Falcons and the Carolina Panthers possibly trending up, the Saints are a significant regression prospect in the NFC this season.

C.J. Henderson, Jacksonville Jaguars. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images).
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The New Orleans Saints might trade for Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback C.J. Henderson.
With news of Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback C.J. Henderson possibly being on the trading block, one team that has reported interest in him is the New Orleans Saints.

Should the Saints trade for Henderson? That all really depends upon what they would have to quit to Jacksonville in order to get him. Anything more than a fourth-round or 3rd choice would be too much. Again, Jacksonville might want to rush-sell its former No. 9 general pick, and a company with an excellent history of winning of late like the Saints have the savvy to capitalize.
Trading for Henderson could help the Saints, however they have other larger concerns to resolve today.