The late New Orleans Saints Pro Football Hall of Fame general manager often quoted an old axiom.
“Sometimes the best trades are the ones you don’t actually make,” said Finks.
Fast forward decades later and that axiom certainly holds true.
That the Saints were willing to pay free agent defensive end Jadeveon Clowney in the neighborhood of $15 million for one season was eyebrow raising enough.
That they were willing part with a second draft choice to do it was especially telling.
The willingness to part with a high draft pick said the Saints were all in (totally) on winning a Super Bowl...