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Besson’s Mock Draft 4.0: Keeping Michael Pratt in New Orleans

Besson’s Mock Draft 4.0: Keeping Michael Pratt in New Orleans

Besson’s selections from the Top Notch Sports mock draft event

Over the weekend, I teamed up with Top Notch Sports to do a 32-person 7-round mock draft for this upcoming 2024 draft. Over the two-day event, content creators for all 32 NFL teams selected players over seven rounds for their team's needs and wants. Here is who I drafted based on how the board fell.

Round 1 Pick 14 - Olumuyiwa Fashanu

To my surprise, one of the best offensive tackles in the draft would fall into my lap at 14. Notre Dame’s Joe Alt and Oregon State’s Taliese...

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Three potential trade packages for the Saints in the NFL Draft

Three potential trade packages for the Saints in the NFL Draft

One trade up, and two trade down packages for the Saints in the 2024 NFL Draft.

Nobody likes being more aggressive in the NFL Draft than Mickey Loomis. The New Orleans Saints are notorious for trading in the draft, and more specifically trading up to get a guy they like.

Historically, it hasn’t always worked out for them. In 2022, the Saints traded the 18th pick, a 2023 first rounder (pick No. 10) and a 2022 sixth rounder for picks 16 and 19 from the Eagles. They then packaged picks 16, 98 and 120 to move up and select Chris...

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Poll: Who will the Saints pick Thursday night?

Poll: Who will the Saints pick Thursday night?

Let us know your thoughts.

The 2024 NFL Draft is now just four days away in Detroit.

The New Orleans Saints currently have the 14th overall pick but there have been rumors that they may move out of that spot. Whether they go up or down remains to be seen, but it feels likely that they will just stay put.

Who do you think they select? Do they address their major need of upgrading the offensive line to protect Derek Carr or do they look to get their QB another skill weapon?

Let us know your thoughts on the pick!...

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Fleur-de-Links, April 22: Draft Week has arrived

Fleur-de-Links, April 22: Draft Week has arrived

Here are your daily New Orleans Saints links.

Alvin Kamara wins fishing tournament-Canal St Chronicles

The New Orleans Saints running back proved this weekend that he can do it all by winning a fishing tournament with another fellow NFL running back.

Hayden’s Mock Draft-CSC

How would you feel about the Saints landing Brock Bowers? Our guy Hayden shares his thoughts.

JC Latham could be a big get-NOLA.com

The offensive line prospect out of Alabama is one of those guys a lot of people aren’t talking about enough. Here’s why he could be the guy.

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Alvin Kamara wins fishing tournament in Florida

Alvin Kamara wins fishing tournament in Florida

He teamed up with Miami’s Raheem Mostert to capture the title.

New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara showed that he is very talented in multiple facets of life.

On Saturday in Florida, Kamara teamed up with Miami Dolphins running back Raheem Mostert and won “The Catch”, a fishing tournament held by the Sport Fishing Championships.

The event consisted of 14 NFL stars in pairs and even featured commentary from former Saints quarterback Jameis Winston.

Kamara caught a mahi mahi to start the day and later in the day, Kamara, Mostert, and one of their other teammates each caught sailfish...

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Hayden’s 2024 Mock Draft 2.0

Hayden’s 2024 Mock Draft 2.0

Saints get plenty of weapons this time around

Round 1, Pick 14: Brock Bowers - TE / Georgia

Bowers was one of the most dominant forces in college football the last three seasons. Bowers is a three-time All-American and the only two-time winner of the John Mackey Award for college football’s best TE. He would be an instant starter and an instant contributor and the best TE the New Orleans Saints have had since Jimmy Graham. Despite need on the offensive line, if you have a chance to get a player with upside as great as Bowers at pick...

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Saints Podcast Round-Up, April 19th

Saints Podcast Round-Up, April 19th

Here’s where to get all your Saints podcasts in one place.

Are you a fan of the New Orleans Saints and looking for all your Saints podcasts in one place? Canal Street Chronicles has you set with some of the best local podcasts like Off the Edge, Second and Saints, Inside Black & Gold and more.

Off The Edge

Cameron Jordan

NOF Podcast

Featuring Nick Underhill and Mike Triplett

Second and Saints

Featuring John Hendrix and Ross Jackson

Inside Black & Gold

Featuring Jeff Nowak and Steve Geller

Locked On Saints

Featuring Ross Jackson

Saints Happy Hour

Featuring Ralph Malbrough,...

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Miguez’s Mock Draft 2.0: The Saints Drafted WHO?!

Miguez’s Mock Draft 2.0: The Saints Drafted WHO?!

So... hear me out...

The NFL Draft is just one week away and we’re getting closer and closer to talking about who the New Orleans Saints will actually draft instead of speculation.

However, until that time, the speculation will continue. So here comes another mock draft, but this one has some surprises in it.

1.14: Jayden Daniels, QB, LSU

I don’t even know how this happened.

This will almost NEVER happen, but Jayden Daniels wearing the Black and Gold would be a ton of fun. Pairing him with an elusive back like AK and pass catchers like Chris Olave,...

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Possible players the Saints could trade on draft night

Possible players the Saints could trade on draft night

Let’s look at some hypothetical trades that could be made.

Not having a third or fourth round pick increases the odds of the New Orleans Saints trading up in this year’s NFL Draft. The Saints do not like to sit and wait till a player drops to them, and this year should not be any different. They could use their copious amounts of day three picks to trade up, but there is another way to acquire earlier picks. On draft night, we have seen some trades over the years that include players for picks, but not too many. I wanted...

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Fleur-de-Links, April 19: Saints have one of the easiest schedules

Fleur-de-Links, April 19: Saints have one of the easiest schedules

Here are your daily New Orleans Saints links.

Saints have third easiest schedule-Canal St Chronicles

Pro Football Network released rankings of the easiest schedules in the NFL. The New Orleans Saints were near the top of the list again for the 2024 season.

LSU’s Smith met with Saints-Saints Wire

The Tigers’ defensive lineman dealt with injuries through a large portion of his college career but has the potential for a lot of success at the next level.

When should the Saints draft defensive line?-Saints News Network

Everyone has been focused on the offensive line with New Orleans,...

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LSU DT Maason Smith visits with the Saints

LSU DT Maason Smith visits with the Saints

The defensive tackle visited New Orleans this week.

Per Justin Melo of The Draft Network, former LSU defensive tackle Maason Smith has visited with over 12 teams and one of those teams is the New Orleans Saints.

Born in Houma, Louisiana, Maason Smith - called Tooka by his close friends and family - is an exciting defensive line prospect, and one that the Saints could select during the draft week.

Could he fit the system here in New Orleans? I say yes. He has an amount of explosiveness and athleticism that would benefit any defense. This past season would be...

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CSC Poll Results: Who are some of the greatest late round picks in Saints history?

CSC Poll Results: Who are some of the greatest late round picks in Saints history?

With seven picks in the 5th round or later the Saints will hope to replicate past success

In this week's poll question we asked, other than the obvious answer of wide receiver Marques Colston, who is the greatest player the New Orleans Saints have drafted in the 5th round or later. Colston of course would be the runaway favorite, as the fourth-to-last pick in the 2006 draft would go on to become the greatest receiver in Saints history. So, to make things interesting we asked who else could be considered the greatest late round pick in team history.

After 155...

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