Saints trade DB Chauncey Gardner-Johnson to Eagles, swap draft picks

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The New Orleans Saints are trading defensive back Chauncey Gardner-Johnson to the Philadelphia Eagles, per multiple reports.

Both teams are swapping Day 3 draft picks in the deal, with the Saints getting a fifth-round pick in 2023 and a sixth-round pick in 2024, while the Eagles receive a seventh-round pick in 2025 along with Gardner-Johnson.

Still just 24 years old, Gardner-Johnson has been a valuable playmaker for the Saints. He’ll now have the opportunity to work out a long-term deal with the Eagles, bringing impressive versatility to their defensive backfield.

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