Meet Saints' Chauncey Gardner-Johnson: Ball-hawking safety changed name to honor his stepdad (1 Viewer)

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Another day, another trade up for the New Orleans Saints in the 2019 NFL Draft.

The Saints moved up to the beginning of the fourth round in a trade with the New York Jets to draft versatile Florida safety Chauncey Gardner-Johnson on Saturday

In the second round on Friday, New Orleans traded up in the second round to take Texas A&M offensive lineman Erik McCoy.

What should you know about Gardner-Johnson? Here are a few interesting details about the newest face in the Saints' defensive secondary.
He's a slot-corner specialist

According to an analysis done by Pro Football Focus, Gardner-Johnson had the draft class' highest grade when it came to defending wide receivers in the slot last season....

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