3 Most Overrated Players in NFC South

The 2024 NFL season is still months away, but it's never too early to discuss some of the overrated players in the NFC South.
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3. Derek Carr, QB – New Orleans Saints

I thought I wasn’t going to put Carr on this list, but there wasn’t a Tampa Bay Buccaneers player that I believed was overrated. Carr was average at best in his first year with the Saints.

The veteran quarterback completed 68.4 percent of his passes for 3,878 yards, 25 touchdowns, and eight interceptions, which doesn’t look bad on the surface. However, he had six games with less than 200 passing yards and at times, the Saints’ offense looked stagnant.

Granted, Carr was reportedly dealing with a multitude of injuries. But if that was the case, New Orleans was better off giving America’s quarterback (shoutout to Football Gameplan’s Emory Hunt) Jameis Winston some starts.

The Saints didn’t do that and decided to stick with Carr. Carr’s stats last season with New Orleans were very similar to what Russell Wilson did in Denver (66.4% for 3,070 yards, 26 touchdowns, and eight interceptions) in 2023.

Denver moved on from Wilson, while the Saints are sticking with Carr, even though they drafted Spencer Rattler on Day 3 of the 2024 NFL Draft. Carr is a starting caliber quarterback, but he’s not a needle mover to take a team to the next level. Honestly, there might be some Saints fans who agree with us.

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