2023 NFL draft grades: Saints pick WR A.T. Perry at No. 195 overall
The Saints trade Adam Trautman and their seventh round pick to the Denver Broncos to select wide receiver A.T. Perry out of Wake Forest in the sixth round of the 2023 NFL draft.
While the Saints are hitting reset in the tight end room, they add another outside weapon for new quarterback Derek Carr. Perry is a very tall (just under 6’4) receiver that has a nice combo with speed. He has most of the physical traits you want, while pretty much all of his concerns are coachable.
Perry was a guy that most people though would get drafted much earlier in the process, closer to the middle of the draft. Sixth round is valuable for a guy that has a good chance of developing into a consistent piece in the offense.
He does a good job against press coverage, uses his feet well and has upside after the catch. He wasn’t the most consistent with his hands, which is the bid downside.
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