The New Orleans Saints received themselves some draft capital when Sean Payton determined to come back again to the teaching world.
It’s extremely exhausting to alter your fortunes within the NFL with out excessive draft picks. And one of many rewards for being a nasty crew is you get a draft choose near the highest of the draft the place you’ll be able to take a stab at a prospect who might assist flip issues round.
Sadly for the New Orleans Saints, who have been dangerous sufficient to place their choose as tenth total, they traded their choose away to the Philadelphia Eagles, who not solely play on this 12 months’s Tremendous Bowl but in addition have an unimaginable choose to maintain getting higher this offseason. The wealthy get richer.
New Orleans, till this week, had no first-round choose. In addition they had no clear path to getting one with out probably having to surrender future picks or proficient gamers.
Then, the Denver Broncos missed out on Demeco Ryans they usually missed out on Jim Harbaugh. And with that, they turned to Sean Payton. New Orleans nonetheless owned Payton’s teaching rights and wanted to waive these rights to ensure that Payton to simply accept in Denver. Due to that, the Saints received a choose from the Broncos, No. 30 total (initially owned by the San Francisco 49ers).
So, with that, what’s going to the Saints picks appear to be in late April? Let’s take a stab at a mock predicting who they’ll take with their first three picks, beginning with No. 30.
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