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Ben Watson having second thoughts about retirement

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NEW ORLEANS, LA - NOVEMBER 04: Benjamin Watson #82 of the New Orleans Saints puts the ball in his shirt after catching a touchdown pass to score during the second quarter of the game against the Los Angeles Rams at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on November 4, 2018 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

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Longtime NFL tight end Benjamin Watson might not be retiring after all.

Watson, who indicated at the end of last season that it would be his last, is thinking he might play this year after all, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN.

A free agent who spent last season with the Saints, Watson would apparently play if he gets the right offer from the right team.

Watson, who has also played for the Patriots, Browns and Ravens, is 38 years old and was mostly a backup last year, but he’s one of the NFL’s most respected players and there are likely teams that think he’s the kind of veteran presence they’d like in their locker rooms.