1. Report Card Grades for the New Orleans Saints' Undrafted Free Agents

    The New Orleans Saints have gained a reputation for hitting big on undrafted free agents in the Sean Payton era...

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  2. Breaking Down the New Orleans Saints' Roster After the 2014 Draft

    With the 2014 NFL draft in the rearview mirror, it’s time to begin to assess the New Orleans Saints ’ roster as the team heads into OTAs, minicamp and training camp in July...

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  3. New Orleans Saints: 2014 NFL Draft Wrap-Up and Analysis

    The New Orleans Saints ’ 2014 draft was enigmatic as much as anything else. Three great picks, three question marks. Talent abounds among the group of draftees, but collegiate production was not stressed as much as is ideal...

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  4. New Orleans Saints Undrafted Free Agents: Need-to-Know Info for Every Signee

    The 2014 NFL draft has come and gone. The New Orleans Saints entered the weekend with seven picks. By the end of the weekend, they had made just six selections. They traded their first pick (No...

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  5. How Tavon Rooks Fits with the New Orleans Saints

    With the 202 nd pick in the sixth round, the New Orleans Saints took offensive tackle Tavon Rooks from Kansas State. Rooks was an Honorable Mention All-Big 12 performer in 2013 after starting 10 games...

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  6. How Ronald Powell Fits with the New Orleans Saints

    With two selections in the span of three picks, the New Orleans Saints began by taking Alabama safety Vinnie Sunseri . They came back at pick No. 169 with Florida outside linebacker Ronald Powell...

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  7. How Vinnie Sunseri Fits with the New Orleans Saints

    The New Orleans Saints made the ultimate best-player-available value pick Saturday when they took Alabama safety Vinnie Sunseri in the fifth round, 167th overall...

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  8. How Khairi Fortt Fits with the New Orleans Saints

    The New Orleans Saints took California-Berkeley linebacker Khairi Fortt with the 126th overall pick in the fourth round Saturday. Fortt was a transfer from Penn State who left Happy Valley after the Jerry Sandusky scandal...

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  9. New Orleans Saints Day 3 2014 NFL Draft Primer

    We’re two days into the marathon that is the 2014 NFL draft. In the first two rounds, the New Orleans Saints made two selections. They selected a multi-dimensional playmaking receiver/returner and a long, physical cornerback...

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  10. How Stanley Jean-Baptiste Fits with the New Orleans Saints

    Friday night, the New Orleans Saints stayed put at No. 58 and took a cornerback, in the person of Stanley Jean-Baptiste. The Nebraska senior picked off seven passes in his career, according to Sports-Reference...

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  11. New Orleans Saints' Day 2 2014 NFL Draft Primer

    The New Orleans Saints made a bold move in the first round of Thursday’s NFL draft. They exchanged their first-round pick (No. 27 overall) and third round pick (No. 91 overall) with the Arizona Cardinals to gain the 20th overall pick...

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  12. How Brandin Cooks Fits with the New Orleans Saints

    The New Orleans Saints selected Oregon State wide receiver/running back/returner Brandin Cooks No. 20 overall. The Saints began the night slated to pick at No...

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  13. New Orleans Saints Day 1 2014 NFL Draft Primer

    The first round of the NFL draft is the only one in which an owner such as Tom Benson is paying much attention. In today’s NFL, first round picks are rewarded handsomely, but not to the extent they were even five years ago...

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  14. New Orleans Saints Draft Picks: Results, Analysis and Grades

    The 2014 NFL draft is here (starts Thursday at 8 PM ET/7 PM CT). The New Orleans Saints hold the 27 th overall pick in the first round. They also hold the 58 th , 91 st , 126 th , 167 th , 169 th and 202 nd picks...

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  15. New Orleans Saints Mock Draft: Final 7-Round Projections

    With the 2014 NFL draft just two days away (starts Thursday at 8 p.m. ET/7 p.m. CT), it is time for one final team-based seven-round mock draft. This one is specific to the New Orleans Saints , who possess seven picks for the first time since 2007...

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  16. Report Card Grades for the Saints' 13 Undrafted Free-Agent Signings

    The New Orleans Saints were quick to add quality talent to their roster once the 2013 NFL draft was completed. Almost immediately, the team added three players many projected to go in the seven-round draft...

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  17. Projecting the 2013 Impact of Each Saints Selection

    Now that the New Orleans Saints have officially brought in five rookies via the draft, it is appropriate to project how each new Saint will fair in 2013...

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  18. Saints 2013 Draft: Aggregating Report Cards from the Web

    With the 2013 NFL draft in the books, draft analysts have just one more responsibility before they too can close the books on this year's draft class: Grade the picks...

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  19. Initial Post Draft Depth Chart for New Orleans Saints

    As the 2013 NFL draft has come and gone, clarity has been brought as to just what the 2013 New Orleans Saints depth chart will look like...

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  20. New Orleans Saints' Post-Draft Wish List

    The 2013 NFL draft is over. It is time for teams to begin signing the undrafted free agents. As Sean Payton told the media Saturday after the New Orleans Saints ' final pick in ...

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  21. Rufus Johnson to Saints: How Does the OLB Fit with New Orleans?

    The best thing one can say initially about the New Orleans Saints selecting Tarleton State outside linebacker Rufus Johnson with the 183rd overall pick is that the ...

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  22. Kenny Stills to Saints: How Does the Wide Receiver Fit in New Orleans?

    With the 11th pick of the fifth round (No. 144 overall), the New Orleans Saints selected Oklahoma wide receiver Kenny Stills . Stills was a super productive player at Oklahoma under Bob Stoops with Landry Jones throwing him the football...

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  23. Saints 2013 Mock Draft: Predictions for Day 3

    Through two days of the 2013 NFL draft, the New Orleans Saints have been fairly creative. The team has taken two versatile defenders (hybrid defensive back Kenny Vaccaro and ...

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  24. John Jenkins to Saints: How the Defensive Lineman Fits with New Orleans

    When the New Orleans Saints made the Chris Ivory to the Jets trade for the 106th pick official and then packaged it to Miami for the 82nd pick, it was presumably for a pass-rusher...

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  25. Terron Armstead to Saints: How Does the Offensive Tackle Fit the Saints?

    The New Orleans Saints made a safe and wise selection in nabbing Arkansas-Pine Bluff offensive tackle Terron Armstead with the 75th overall pick (third-round, No. 13) on Friday evening...

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