In need of some help, the New Orleans Saints have had what the National Football Post is calling ‘very cursory contact’ with wide receiver Devery Henderson. Henderson of course spent the first nine seasons of his NFL career with the Saints before signing with the Washington Redskins earlier this offseason. That relationship didn’t last very long though as Henderson was continually dropped down the depth chart, eventually resulting in his release.
However, despite Henderson’s need for a job and the Saints need for a wide receiver, a reunion is far from guaranteed.
There has been some very cursory contact between the Saints and representatives for wide receiver Devery Henderson, who played his first nine years in New Orleans before signing with Washington this spring as a free agent, and who was released last week. But it’s not a given yet that Henderson, 31, will rejoin the club with which he entered the NFL, and which perhaps could use a deep threat because of the recent knee injury to Joseph Morgan. A Saints official said the club is “checking out some things” on Henderson, but the interest isn’t huge yet. A former second-rounder, Henderson started just nine games and had only 22 receptions in 2012. Both were his lowest totals since 2007. The New Orleans coaches might still want to get more of a handle on young wide receivers such as Kenny Stills, Nick Toon, and Hakim Saalim before reaching for a veteran.