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New Orleans Saints select Marshon Lattimore 11th overall in 2017 NFL Draft

The New Orleans Saints select Marshon Lattimore 11th overall in 2017 NFL Draft, adding to a defense that could use the help after ranking 27th in the league last season, giving up almost 400 yards per game. No better place to start than the Ohio State cornerback described as an “uber-athlete” who boasts a 4.36 40 yard dash. Joe Robbins/Getty Images North America – via Zimbio...
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New Orleans Saints take cornerback Lattimore 11th overall in NFL draft

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2017 NFL Draft Results: Grading the Marshon Lattimore Pick

With their first of two first round picks, the Saints have selected CB Marshon Lattimore. How do you grade the pick? With the 11th overall selection in the 2017 NFL Draft, the New Orleans Saints have selected Ohio State cornerback, Marshon Lattimore.  It is stunning that the consensus top-rated corner in the draft lasted to pick 11 but the Saints have gladly taken him off the...
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Saints select Ohio State CB Marshon Lattimore 11th overall

The Saints first pick in the 2017 NFL Draft is Marshon Lattimore of Ohio State. I’m still in shock Lattimore, the clear cut best corner in the draft, fell to the Saints at 11. Somehow the top 10 picks included three receivers, two running backs and two quarterbacks. That pushed defensive talent down the board and the Saints got who I believe is the second best defensive player...
Via The Saints Nation
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2017 NFL Draft Grades: New Orleans Saints Select Marshon Lattimore

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New Orleans Saints select CB Marshon Lattimore with No. 11 pick

Marshon Lattimore was considered by many to be the best cornerback prospect in the 2017 NFL Draft class. If there was one team that needed cornerback help in the draft, it was the New Orleans Saints. Needless to say, when they saw Lattimore available, the Saints jumped at the opportunity to select him at No. 11. Last season with the Ohio State Buckeyes, Lattimore recorded 41 tackles...
Via This Given Sunday
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Saints take Marshon Lattimore with eleventh pick

The Saints need defensive help. And they’re getting it. With the eleventh selection in the draft, New Orleans has taken cornerback Marshon Lattimore from Ohio State. He’s the first corner off the board, and likely the first of many. He could be the first of many taken by the Saints, who are committed to improving…
Via Pro Football Talk
2 hours ago

New Orleans Saints Draft Picks 2017: CB Marshon Lattimore Goes No. 11

The Saints have a new face in the secondary. After countless speculation, rumors, hot takes, and anything else under the sun, the New Orleans Saints 11th overall pick is in, and it’s CB Marshon Lattimore from Ohio State. SB Nation’s Dan Kadar had Lattimore rated 5th overall, the top Cornerback prospect on his 100 player draft board. The Saints, assuming nothing crazy happens...
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The Saints Select Marshon Lattimore 11th Overall

One of the top secondary prospects fell to the New Orleans Saints, and they couldn’t say no. Marshon Lattimore is a Saint. It’s official: the New Orleans Saints have used their 11th overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft to select Ohio State cornerback Marshon Lattimore. After hours of delegation and research, one of the […] The Saints Select Marshon Lattimore 11th Overall - Who...
Via Who Dat Dish
2 hours ago

NFL draft results 2017: Marshon Lattimore taken by the Saints No. 11

The freak athlete is ready to prove he’s healthy enough for the NFL. Former standout Ohio State cornerback Marshon Lattimore was drafted at No. 11 overall in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft by the New Orleans Saints. How did Lattimore do at the combine? Things were going very well for Lattimore at the combine, until they weren’t. He seemed to be wrapping up the four...
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New Orleans Saints Draft: Last Call To Make The Case For Trading Up Or Down

The seconds are literally ticking down to the NFL Draft. There’s still time for the Saints to make a move in the 25th hour. Who Dat Nation is finally ready to find out who the Saints will pick in the first round. The only remaining question is where the Saints will make their first pick. […] New Orleans Saints Draft: Last Call To Make The Case For Trading Up Or Down - Who Dat...
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4 hours ago

Saints News, 4/27/2017: NFL Draft Day is upon us

Throw out your mocks, none of them make sense anyways.
Via Canal Street Chronicles
4 hours ago

Drew Brees expects big things out of Peterson-Ingram duo

Count Drew Brees among those within the New Orleans Saints organization excited over the addition of Adrian Peterson to an already-formidable offensive arsenal.Peterson, who signed a two-year deal with the Saints earlier this week, is expected to share backfield duties with Mark Ingram, who enjoyed his first-ever 1,000-yard season last year.Brees feels both running backs could thrive...
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New Orleans Saints Draft: Searching for Florida A&M’s LB Curtis Alexander

This is the most puzzling story you’ll read leading up to the draft. And still, there’s just something that doesn’t add up. A few weeks ago I wrote a story about Florida A&M’s Pro Day.  The basic premise for the article was the lack of pro scouts that attended that day. It was held in […] New Orleans Saints Draft: Searching for Florida A&M’s LB Curtis Alexander...
Via Who Dat Dish
12 hours ago

WATCH: Drew Brees discusses Adrian Peterson joining the New Orleans Saints

New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees discusses the team's acquisition of RB Adrian Peterson in free agency and how he sees the workload being shared with Mark Ingram.
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Mickey Loomis: No Malcolm Butler discussions ‘for quite some time’

The New Orleans Saints continue to downplay their chances of getting New England Patriots cornerback Malcolm Butler.General manager Mickey Loomis on Wednesday didn’t rule out bringing Butler in, but he also made it clear it’s not a top priority.“We haven’t really had any discussion for quite some time,” Loomis said, via Nick Underwood of the New Orleans Advocate. “Look...
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Report: Packers sign four-time All-Pro guard Jahri Evans

The Green Bay Packers made a move to shore up their offensive line by reportedly signing four-time First-Team All-Pro guard Jahri Evans. This move was first reported by Ian Rapoport of NFL Network.Evans, originally a fourth-round pick out of Bloomsburg in 2006, had spent his entire career with the New Orleans Saints.He has made it to six Pro Bowls, won a Super Bowl with the Saints...
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Adrian Peterson releases statement about joining Saints

Adrian Peterson has issued a statement about signing a two-year deal with the New Orleans Saints worth $7 million with added incentives. The statement marks his first public comments since finalizing the deal on Tuesday.The 32-year-old running back, in the statement issued through ESPN’s Josina Anderson, indicates his decision to join the Saints was inspired by how “it just felt...
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WATCH: New Orleans Saints Executive Vice President/GM Mickey Loomis talks about football playe

New Orleans Saints Executive Vice President/General Manager Mickey Loomis talks about football player character during a NFL 2017 pre draft press conference at Saints headquarters on Airline Drive in Metairie, Wednesday April 26, 2017. The draft is from April 27-29. Video by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
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Mark Ingram on Saints signing Adrian Peterson: ‘I’m all for it’

Mark Ingram, noting he’s a “big fan” of Adrian Peterson, insists he’s fine with the New Orleans Saints’ acquisition of the veteran running back.The Saints on Tuesday signed Peterson to a two-year deal with a base salary of $7 million. Ingram of course is the Saints player most likely to be impacted by Peterson’s arrival. But Ingram, coming off his first career 1,000 yard...
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Sean Payton opens up about Adrian Peterson’s role

In a surprising turn of events, Adrian Peterson signed with the New Orleans Saints ahead of the 2017 NFL Draft.For the Saints, inking a running back to a contract before a huge wave of talented rookie runners enters the NFL is odd, but speaks to the confidence they have in Peterson. For AP, it’s a smart business decision to settle for what he can get before the rookies arrive.The...
Via The Sports Daily
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Sean Payton envisions a ‘clear and defined’ role for Adrian Peterson

New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton has a new weapon to play with, and he’s already forming a vision on how running back Adrian Peterson will be utilized in 2017. “I think the role will be very clear and defined,” Payton said, per the New Orleans Times-Picayune. “It’s a tough, long 16-week season. I think that he’s someone that certainly will be able to complement...
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Adrian Peterson reportedly nearing deal with Saints, where he’d back up Mark Ingram

The past three years have been quite the roller coaster ride for Adrian Peterson. It looks as though a change of scenery is coming, as reports suggest the former All-Pro running back is negotiating a contract with the New Orleans Saints. Peterson was left to float in the free agent waters after the Minnesota Vikings cut ties with their longtime star. The Vikings passed on keeping...
Via The Comeback
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Complete New Orleans Saints mock draft

The New Orleans Saints finished 7-9 last year, falling to third place in the NFC South division behind the Falcons and Buccaneers. Other than commencing a blockbuster trade that sent speedster Brandin Cooks to the New England Patriots, the Saints had a relatively quiet free agency. New Orleans will be counting on this year’s draft class to address the team’s weaknesses and give...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football: Should you believe in Michael Thomas?

New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas is one of the hottest names heading into the Fantasy Football season. With the team parting ways with wide receiver Brandin Cooks, everyone is wondering if Thomas can step up into that WR1 role.In 2016, Thomas’ rookie season, he finished as WR7 in PPR leagues and WR9 in standard leagues, which classified him as a WR1 last year. That...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss
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