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NFL World Reacts To Saints, Steelers Quarterback Rumor

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KANSAS CITY, MO - JANUARY 16: A view of a Pittsburgh Steelers helmet before an AFC wild card playoff game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Kansas City Chiefs on Jan 16, 2022 at GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, MO. (Photo by Scott Winters/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

With four days to go until the 2022 NFL Draft, the rumors and reports are flying in all directions.

On Saturday, Tony Pauline of the Pro Football Network reported that it "looks like a sure bet" that the New Orleans Saints and Pittsburgh Steelers both pick a quarterback in the first round on Thursday. Each team theoretically has a need at the position, as they are still looking to replace their retired franchise signal callers.

However, New Orleans and Pittsburgh also are equipped to pass on a quarterback this year, with the Saints re-signing Jameis Winston and bringing in Andy Dalton and the Steelers signing Mitchell Trubisky.

What will they ultimately wind up doing? We'll have to wait until Thursday to find out, but that doesn't mean that people aren't discussing Pauline's report and weighing in on what it might mean.

The Saints are set to pick 16th and 19th and the Steelers 20th on Thursday. If either/both of them are determined to land a quarterback, they will likely have to trade up to do so.

Liberty's Malik Willis, Pittsburgh's Kenny Pickett, Ole Miss' Matt Corral, Cincinnati's Desmond Ridder and UNC's Sam Howell are regarded as the top five QBs in this year's draft class, in some order.