3 Most Likely Destinations for Jarvis Landry Next Season

Three most likely destinations for Jarvis Landry next season, including the Detroit Lions, New Orleans Saints and Kansas City Chiefs.
Three most likely destinations for Jarvis Landry next season, including the Detroit Lions, New Orleans Saints and Kansas City Chiefs. / Emilee Chinn/GettyImages

Jarvis Landry's days as a Cleveland Brown could be coming to an end soon. The veteran wide receiver ranted on Twitter Tuesday morning, talking about his health issues from the 2021 NFL season and his future with the Browns.

The one aspect of the rant that most people are talking about is that Landry said he's willing to remain a Brown but the ball is in Cleveland's court, and that he's willing to try and win a championship elsewhere.

Landry has one year remaining on his contract with a cap hit of $16.3 million. However, the Browns can save over $14.8 million if they cut him ahead of the season. With him having a 1,000-yard campaign just a few seasons ago, there'll likely be several suitors pursuing him if Cleveland does cut him.

Assuming his time with the Browns is done, here's a look at the three most likely destinations for Landry next season.

Jarvis Landry Destinations

1. Detroit Lions

Even though the Detroit Lions have a handful of promising wideouts on their roster, wide receivers coach Antwaan Randle El wants to fill out the position during the offseason. Bringing in a proven veteran like Landry certainly takes a lot of pressure off of Amon-Ra St. Brown and Quintez Cephus' shoulders, while providing QB Jared Goff with a reliable No. 1 option. Granted, the Lions aren't close to winning a championship, but Landry could be a part of something with Detroit set to be on the rise over the next few years. Even if it's just for one season, a solid performance with the Lions could garner him the respect that he's been looking for.

2. New Orleans Saints

After missing the playoffs for the first time since 2016, the New Orleans Saints look to rebound in 2022 and Landry could help them with that. The Saints' passing game was underwhelming last season, with none of their wideouts hitting the 700-yard mark. As bright as Marquez Callaway and Deonte Harris can look at times, New Orleans needs a proven wide receiver like Landry to start on the opposite side of Michael Thomas. Even if they don't have a big name at quarterback, the Saints will be a more legitimate threat with a healthy Landry, Thomas and Alvin Kamara leading the way. With a high-end defense and offensive line, New Orleans could give Landry the championship opportunity he's seeking.

3. Kansas City Chiefs

The Kansas City Chiefs are another team looking for a legitimate No. 2 wide receiver to play with Tyreek Hill after Mecole Hardman and Byron Pringle's inconsistent 2021 campaigns. While they don't have a ton of cap space, Landry could be willing to take a cheap deal considering how the Chiefs are perennial contenders. Plus, taking a cheaper deal worked out for his good friend Odell Beckham, who just won Super Bowl LVI with the Los Angeles Rams. Kansas City QB Patrick Mahomes knows how to spread the ball out, so it's not like Landry would be an afterthought to Hill and Travis Kelce either. Besides, it's tough to find a better championship path than the one that comes from playing for the Chiefs.

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