1. Saints 2013 Mock Draft: Predictions for Day 2 & Beyond

    With the New Orleans Saints selecting Kenny Vaccaro with the 15th pick in the 2013 NFL draft, they still have two obvious needs to address with their final four picks in the draft...

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  2. Kenny Vaccaro to Saints: How Does the Safety Fit with New Orleans?

    On Thursday night the New Orleans Saints selected Texas safety Kenny Vaccaro with the 15th pick in the 2013 NFL draft. Vaccaro was universally considered the No. 1 safety this year's draft...

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  3. Saints 2013 Draft Picks: Results, Analysis and Grades

    The 2013 NFL draft is over. The New Orleans Saints made five selections, though at one point held six picks. The New Orleans Saints gained the 106th overall pick in trading Chris Ivory to the New York Jets...

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  4. Saints 2013 Mock Draft: Final 7-Round Projections for New Orleans

    The NFL draft begins tonight at 7 PM CT. The New Orleans Saints are slated to select 15th overall. The team then does not possess a draft pick until the 13th pick of the third ...

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  5. Breaking Down Mel Kiper Jr. & Todd McShay's Final Draft Projections for Saints

    ESPN's Mel Kiper Jr . and Todd McShay updated their draft projections following the blockbuster trade which sent Darrell Revis from the New York Jets to the Tampa Bay ...

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  6. Power Ranking Saints' 2013 Schedule from Easiest to Hardest Games

    Thursday night the NFL released the entire 2013 regular-season schedule. The Saints were notably given four prime-time games. The team will be featured nationally against the Dolphins in Week 4 at home, Week 10 vs...

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  7. Saints 2013 Mock Draft: Full 7 Round Predictions, 1 Week Ahead of the Draft

    Day 1 of the 2013 NFL draft is exactly one week away (Thursday, April 25 at 7 p.m. CT). The New Orleans Saints have just five picks in this year's selection meeting...

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  8. New Orleans Saints Draft: The Best Fit for the Team at Every Position

    The New Orleans Saints have filled every positional need faced in free agency. The result is that the team can literally take best player available in each round of the upcoming NFL draft...

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  9. Evaluating the Saints' Free Agent Acquisition of OT Jason Smith

    Thursday afternoon, Mickey Loomis and the New Orleans Saints pulled a rabbit out of a hat with the announcement that the team had signed free agent offensive tackle Jason Smith to a one-year deal, as reported by multiple sources...

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  10. Who Do Saints Fans Want in the First Round of the 2013 NFL Draft?

    Barkevious Mingo . Jarvis Jones . Desmond Trufant . Kenny Vaccaro . Alec Ogletree . Those five names seem to be the most commonly echoed among fans I've interacted ...

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  11. Evaluating the Saints' Free Agent Acquisition of OLB Victor Butler

    Evaluating the New Orleans Saints 2013 free-agent class is actually a fun task. Victor Butler is one of a handful of underrated players the team chose to sign to cap-friendly ...

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  12. Assigning Odds to Every Potential Saints' First-Round Pick

    The New Orleans Saints face a situation in this month's NFL draft in which there is quite a plethora of potential options for their first-round pick...

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  13. Why the New Orleans Saints Must Draft LSU DE/OLB Barkevious Mingo

    The New Orleans must draft Barkevious Mingo with the 15th pick in the upcoming NFL draft. It's really that simple...

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  14. New Orleans Saints Mock Draft: Post-Free Agency Predictions for Every Round

    In the past week the New Orleans Saints added to their free-agent haul by acquiring former Cowboys linebacker Victor Butler, defensive end Kenyon Coleman and backup quarterback Luke McCown...

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  15. The Biggest Questions for the Saints Heading into the 2013 NFL Draft

    In one felt swoop the New Orleans Saints lost their rock at starting left tackle, Jermon Bushrod , and backup to the cornerstone of the franchise, Chase Daniel, this offseason...

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  16. 5 Reach Picks the New Orleans Saints Absolutely Must Avoid in the 2013 NFL Draft

    The New Orleans Saints cannot afford to reach on anyone in the 2013 NFL draft. The reason is pretty simple: The team has just five picks in the upcoming college player-selection meeting...

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  17. New Orleans Saints 2013 Mock Draft: Building the Perfect 7 Round Draft

    The perfect 2013 New Orleans Saints mock draft is a nearly impossible task to complete. As with any mock draft, there is great difficulty in assessing who will be available when each pick is made...

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  18. Breaking Down the Saints' Depth Chart After the Peak of Free Agency

    The New Orleans Saints ' current depth chart is in limbo after the first two weeks of free agency. The peak of free agency is over, but the Saints promise to be busy in the coming weeks and months refining the roster to meet the needs of the franchise...

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  19. Predicting the New Orleans Saints' Starting Lineup Post Week 1 of Free Agency

    The New Orleans Saints have been remarkably quiet in the first week-and-a-half of NFL free agency, aside from restructuring their own players' deals and adding two newcomers—Keenan Lewis and Benjamin Watson...

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  20. Grading the New Orleans Saints' Free-Agent Signing of Keenan Lewis

    When the New Orleans Saints signed unrestricted free agent cornerback Keenan Lewis to a five-year, $26 million deal on Thursday, March 14, the team broke up a period of silence ...

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  21. Ranking the New Orleans Saints' Best Remaining Free-Agent Options

    With the 2013 NFL free agency period more than a week old, the New Orleans Saints have been refreshingly quiet. The team has chosen to be selective in its pursuits of outside talent...

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  22. Saints 2013 Mock Draft: Full 7-Round Projections After First Week of Free Agency

    After just one week of the 2013 NFL free agency whirlwind in the books, NFL mock drafts are starting to become slightly easier to fill in as teams' needs are more obvious...

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  23. The Biggest Free Agency Busts in New Orleans Saints Team History

    With the free-agency period having commenced on Tuesday, it is time to take a quick look back to look at some of the teams' worst free-agent signings. Interestingly, many of them will come from the Sean Payton-Mickey Loomis era...

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  24. New Orleans Saints NFL Draft Big Board: Real Time Updates and Analysis

    NFL Free Agency officially commenced today. As the process plays out and continues to develop, the events will have strong pull on what eventually takes place in the NFL draft...

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  25. New Orleans Saints' Blueprint for Winning Free Agency

    The New Orleans Saints have won free agency at least three times in the Sean Payton era. In 2006 the team successfully courted Drew Brees—a brilliant yet questionable free-agent ...

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