Marshon Lattimore hasn’t proven any displeasure with the New Orleans Saints, however a return to the Buckeye State doesn’t appear too out of the query.
Subsequent offseason, except prolonged, Saints’ No. 1 cornerback, Marshon Lattimore, will hit the open market. Might he return to his dwelling state of Ohio and play for the Browns? It actually shouldn’t be thought of out of the query.
Lattimore was the workforce’s first of two excellent first-round picks within the 2017 NFL Draft. Together with Ryan Ramczyk and Alvin Kamara, the Saints draft modified the dynamic of their total group.
Having already paid Kamara, Ramczyk, and Lattimore, each first-round picks, might be enjoying beneath their fifth-year choice subsequent season. Already cap-strapped, the Saints could look to restructure contracts, pushing a refund into future years.
In the event that they try this this offseason, it may harm their chance of bringing again the Professional Bowl-caliber cornerback. That mentioned, he could not need to come again regardless because the Ohio native is “attempting to place Cleveland on the map.”
Lattimore performed his faculty soccer at Ohio State beneath the management of City Meyer, a relationship that additionally doesn’t make Jacksonville an inconceivable vacation spot for the star cornerback subsequent offseason.
Alongside these traces, he performed his highschool soccer at Glenville Excessive Faculty. Justin Hardee can also be from Glenville in Cleveland. That provides him ties to the town, and his time at Ohio State helps lock in his reference to the state as a complete.
A 3-time Professional Bowler, the 24-year-old Lattimore might be up for a large contract subsequent offseason. Assuming the workforce doesn’t prolong or tag him, which might be the sensible transfer from their perspective, Lattimore may have his alternative of choices.
That mentioned, each Baltimore’s Marlon Humphrey and Los Angeles’ Jalen Ramsey have contracts that close to or are at $20 million per 12 months, so we’ll see if the Saints even come near that for the younger defensive again.
The Browns are a possible suitor for Lattimore as he may additionally workforce up with former teammate Denzel Ward. It is sensible, however New Orleans ought to have a say in the place Lattimore finally ends up for the foreseeable future.