‘Franchise Falling Apart’: NFL World in Splits After Saints Replace Jameis Winston With This 3x Pro Bowl QB Who Vanished After Last Season

Published 10/01/2022, 9:00 AM EDT
Oct 25, 2021; Seattle, Washington, USA; New Orleans Saints quarterback Jameis Winston (2) passes the ball against the Seattle Seahawks during the first half at Lumen Field. Mandatory Credit: Steven Bisig-USA TODAY Sports | Courtesy: Reuters

The New Orleans Saints are going International for Week 4. The franchise is looking to bounce back from the two back-to-back losses. However, the Who Dat Nation may not see Jameis Winston take on the Vikings as he missed out on team reps. The franchise may have figured out the replacement who may hold the fort in the London game. However, the fans do not look happy with the new passer.

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Jameis Winston is coming off some back injury issues he faced in the last three games. He took some rest and did not attend practices before a crucial battle. However, the Saints have maintained a solid backup in case any adjustments are required. According to multiple accounts, Andy Dalton is filling in for an absent Jameis Winston in practices.

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Additionally, ESPN’s Adam Schefter also shared an image of Andy Dalton with the text, “Saints’ expected QB1 Sunday vs. the Vikings in London”

The three-time Pro Bowler had a fair run in the NFL and was with the Bengals, Bears, and Cowboys. However, he vanished in the 2021- campaign after Chicago made Justin Fields the starter. Saints OC Pete Carmichael recognizes and trusts the Red Rifle. However, he had no information on the ailments of Jameis Winston.

Who Dat Nation criticize the backup selection over Jameis Winston

Even though Andy Dalton starting over Jameis Winston is still a prediction, the Saints enthusiasts are not happy with it.

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A user expressed disarray after the Saints traded their FRP and entered the season with confidence in Winston.

A user claimed this game has evolved from being enjoyable and must-see to where one might not even wake up to view it.

A user pondered why the Saints did not choose Taysom Hill, and another responded that they want to throw the ball.

However, a user said that Dalton has the ability. This is possibly the strongest offensive and defensive supporting group in his career.

A user predicted the Saints’ future with just two words.

A user questioned if Winston is hurt, or if are they sick of his nonsense.

A user shared how will the U.K. audience would see the Red Rifle.

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Another user predicted that the Saints would lose the game.

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Will Jameis Winston be the offensive leader for the Saints in Week 4? Or will Andy Dalton be in charge? It is open to scrutiny.

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Pavitra Shome

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Pavitra Shome is an NFL author at EssentiallySports. He began writing while working for an online news portal and holds a Master's Degree in Journalism and Mass Communication. Although Pavitra enjoys watching WWE, Gronk and Brady turned him into an NFL aficionado.

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