3 Most Likely Trent Brown Free Agent Destinations

The Patriots starting tackle is headed elsewhere in free agency.

Eric Canha-USA TODAY Sports
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1. New Orleans Saints

The Saints are in the worst position in the NFL in terms of available cap space. They need to do a lot of work in the offseason to clear enough space to make any moves in free agency. They are stuck in mediocrity, having missed the postseason three years in a row, without also grabbing a high draft pick.

At the same time, they need plenty of reinforcements up and down the roster, including the offensive line. Andrus Peat is hitting free agency and Trevor Penning hasn't proven to be a starting-caliber tackle, opening a hole in their offensive line.

Trent Brown is familiar with the Saints quarterback Derek Carr, who he played with in Las Vegas. Jon Gruden, who is now with the Saints, was Brown's head coach with the Raiders, as well. Both Carr and Gruden might approve of a reunion there.

This deal would almost certainly be the least lucrative one for Brown, but depending on what his priorities are, the 9-year vet could go to New Orleans to be with familiar faces. He would certainly be a massive upgrade there and get the Saints' offense to the next level.

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