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Reggie, Reggie available again Posted By: Dan in Lafayette Posted On Today 01:51 AM


Reggie, Reggie available again

By Mike Detillier

It seems just like yesterday that USC halfback Reggie Bush was drafted by the New Orleans Saints.

Bush was considered in the same category as O.J. Simpson, Bo Jackson, Herschel Walker, Earl Campbell, Marcus Allen, Barry Sanders and Billy Sims coming out of college.

The fleet-footed halfback was a dominant college player, and there is no doubt that Bush played a major factor in getting the Saints to the 2006 NFC championship game. Also, he was a huge factor in helping the Saints win Super Bowl XLIV.

Bush was released by the Detroit Lions last week, and there was an initial outcry to bring him back to New Orleans.

With Mark Ingram scheduled to be an unrestricted free agent, some believe Bush would again be a great fit for the Saints. I agree he would he would fit back with the Saints, but it would also be measured on how much money he wants. Bush still believes he is a top player and wants to be paid like one.

I don't think that will happen with any NFL team. I think that it is a major longshot he re-signs with the Saints. Bush was a good pro player, but he was never the dominant runner we saw in college.

Bush is still a good receiver coming out of the backfield and a good edge rusher, but injuries and age have started to take a toll on him as a player.

Right now, Ingram is more valuable to the Saints than to any other team based on what they gave up to get him. To be honest, I think Ingram has more gas left in his football tank as a player.

If the Saints make a money play for any running back, it will not be Ingram, but again it will all be about money.

What is interesting is a comparison of the career statistics of Deuce McAllister, the greatest running back ever for the Saints, to the career statistics of Reggie Bush. McAllister rushed for 6,096 yards on 1,429 carries and scored 49 rushing touchdowns. He also caught 234 passes for 1,720 yards and five scores. Bush during his pro career with the Saints, Dolphins and Lions has rushed for 5,465 yards on 1,266 carries and scored 35 touchdowns. And he has caught 466 passes for 3,489 yards and 18 scores.

Bush is still a good niche player in the NFL, but he will quickly find out that there will not be an NFL team that will continue to pay him...
Mike D's Early 1st Round Mock Draft Posted By: Dan in Lafayette Posted On 02-26-2015 07:37 PM


Mike D's Early 1st Round Mock Draft

By Mike Detillier


1. Tampa Bay Bucs - Jameis Winston, QB, Florida State

2. Tennessee Titans - Leonard Williams, DT, USC

3. Jacksonville Jaguars - Dante Fowler, Jr., DE/OLB, Florida

4. Oakland Raiders - Kevin White, WR, West Virginia

5. Washington Redskins - Randy Gregory, DE/OLB, Nebraska

6. New York Jets - Marcus Mariota, QB, Oregon

7. Chicago Bears - Danny Shelton, DT, Washington

8. Atlanta Falcons - Vic Beasley, OLB/DE, Clemson

9. New York Giants - Shane Ray, DE/OLB, Missouri

10. St. Louis Rams - Amari Cooper, WR, Alabama

11. Minnesota Vikings - Brandon Scherff, OT/OG, Iowa

12. Cleveland Browns - Andrus Peat, OT, Stanford

13. New Orleans Saints - La'El Collins, OT/OG, LSU

14. Miami Dolphins - Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State

15. San Francisco 49ers - DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville

16. Houston Texans - Landon Collins, S, Alabama

17. San Diego Chargers - Ereck Flowers, OT, Miami (Fla.)

18. Kansas City Chiefs - Jaelen Strong, WR, Arizona State

19. Cleveland Browns - Malcolm Brown, DT, Texas

20. Philadelphia Eagles - Alvin "Bud" Dupree, DE/OLB, Kentucky

21. Cincinnati Bengals - Shaq Thompson, OLB/SS, Washington

22. Pittsburgh Steelers - Maxx Williams, TE, Minnesota

23. Detroit Lions - T.J. Clemmings, OT, Pittsburgh

24. Arizona Cardinals - Melvin Gordon, HB, Wisconsin

25. Carolina Panthers - D.J. Humphries, OT, Florida

26. Baltimore Ravens - Sammie Coates, WR, Auburn

27. Dallas Cowboys - Jordan Phillips, DT, Oklahoma

28. Denver Broncos - Cameron Erving, OL, Florida State

29. Indianapolis Colts - Todd Gurley, HB, Georgia

30. Green Bay Packers - Marcus Peters, CB, Washington

31. Seattle Seahawks - Jalen Collins, CB, LSU

32. New England Patriots - Dorial Green Beckham, WR, Missouri/OU



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Subject: TOUCHDOWN CLUB OF NEW ORLEANS TO HONOR BRADSHAW, HUDSPETH, DETILLIER, AND DESHAZIER Posted By: Dan in Lafayette Posted On 02-24-2015 05:53 PM
Subject: TOUCHDOWN CLUB OF NEW ORLEANS TO HONOR BRADSHAW, HUDSPETH, DETILLIER, AND DESHAZIER

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

TOUCHDOWN CLUB OF NEW ORLEANS TO HONOR BRADSHAW, HUDSPETH, DETILLIER, AND DESHAZIER



NEW ORLEANS – Terry Bradshaw, FOX NFL Analyst and former Steeler Quarterback, along with Mark Hudspeth, Head Coach of the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns, Prep Coach Tim Detillier of the Lutcher Bulldogs, and John DeShazier of Saints.com and Pelicans’ Color Analyst will be honored for their contributions to football by The Touchdown Club of New Orleans at a banquet on March 7 at The Windsor Court Hotel, 300 Gravier Street in New Orleans.

Tickets are available by calling The Touchdown Club at (504) 242-4545. Mike Detillier, college and pro football analyst and Co-Host of Second Guess on WWL-870, will serve as master of ceremonies.

The Club will present Bradshaw with the 25th annual Pete Rozelle Award, given each year to the person who has made outstanding contributions to professional football and the National Football League. Bradshaw captured four Super Bowls as Steeler Quarterback and now serves as an NFL analyst on Fox NFL Sunday.

Collegiate Award recipient Hudspeth has guided his teams to a 93-33 record as a Head Coach. Under him, the Ragin Cajuns have captured 36 wins for the best four year record in program history. The Cajuns became the first school in NCAA history to win the same bowl game (R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl) four consecutive years.

The Prep Award goes to Detillier, who has been coaching for 30 years. At Lutcher for 28 years, he has more than 250 wins, and his teams have advanced to the state playoffs in each of the last 28 years.

DeShazier will receive the Bob Roesler Media Award for his work as a Sports Writer and broadcaster. A native of Macon, GA, he has been covering sports for over 20 years. He currently is senior writer for NewOrleansSaints.com and radio color analyst for the New Orleans Pelicans.

Past Honorees

Pete...
Cap-strapped Saints were prepared to release Pro Bowl guard Jahri Evans, now negotiating to keep him, sources say Posted By: mvtrucking Posted On 02-24-2015 09:30 AM


Full Story – Nola.Com


Jahri Evans, one of the New Orleans Saints' most decorated players and their anchor on the offensive line for nearly 10 seasons, faces an uncertain future with the team.

The Saints were initially prepared to release Evans, according to league sources, as they work to get under the NFL salary cap by the new league year on March 10. However, they've recently reached out to Evans' camp to figure out a way to keep him.

The Saints are at least $20 million over the NFL's projected salary cap of $143 million for each team next season. They can get close to that number through simple contract restructures, but still face some difficult decisions about what to do with their high-priced veterans.

By Katherine Terrell / Times-Picayune

Full Story – Nola.Com
What to do at #13 -- Mike Detillier Posted By: Dan in Lafayette Posted On 02-21-2015 11:26 PM


What to do at #13

By Mike Detillier

The NFL Scouting Combine is well under way and the evaluation of college players has started to hit high gear for the 32 NFL teams.

The Scouting Combine is just a small piece of the personnel puzzle. It does give you very important medical information on each player that is very hard to get before this process and it is the first real job interview for each of the players invited.

How fast a guy can run, how much weight he can lift, how high he can jump and running the drills do have some sense of importance, but it doesn't tell anyone the real big question. Can he play football in the NFL?

That is determined on what the young men do out on the field, not at a shorts and sneakers Olympic trial. The tape on a player is the real evaluation. But what you hope to find out at the Combine is just how hard a player has worked in the off-season and does he like football for the trappings or is it his passion.

The interviews are important in formulating the thoughts of the 32 teams. And yes, coaches, scouts and front-office types do fall in love with athleticism. It is easy to do, but you also have to have your guidance set in place on finding the best football players.

I will always remember a conversation I had with former New Orleans Saints general manager and NFL Hall of Fame executive Jim Finks many years ago:

"The draft process is made to be complicated, but it is no more than an educated guess on how that young man will react to playing professional football," Finks said. "You hope to find players with character, players with a certain dedication to the game and also there are always unconventional people at every profession and you hope they add some "oomph" to your organization. I want team oriented guys, smart players that are certainly athletically gifted football players, but I want first and foremost, football players, not just athletes that can run, jump and lift a lot of weights. I can go to a gym and find people like that. This is the NFL and very few can cut it "football-wise" at this level. The quarterback position is vital on every team, but what wins is the guys up front, offensive and defensive lines. They are the difference-makers in this...
Decision on Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray could affect market value of Saints' Mark Ingram Posted By: mvtrucking Posted On 02-19-2015 09:46 AM


Full Story – Nola.Com


INDIANAPOLIS -- New Orleans Saints free agent Mark Ingram is likely looking closely at what's happening around the league with other running backs.

Ingram has stated he would like to return to the Saints. The Saints have indicated they would like him back, and told him that in his January exit meeting. But of course, that all depends on what price Ingram could command.

Ingram just concluded his four-year, $7 million rookie contract. But after a Pro Bowl season, he'll no doubt be seeking a bigger piece of the pie in his second contract.

By Katherine Terrell / Times-Picayune

Full Story – Nola.Com
Mickey Loomis: New Orleans Saints have salary cap 'plan,' 20-item checklist for offseason Posted By: mvtrucking Posted On 02-19-2015 09:42 AM


Full Story – Nola.Com


INDIANAPOLIS -- The New Orleans Saints have a plan to get under the NFL salary cap by March 10 and an offseason checklist to improve on last year's 7-9 season, general manager Mickey Loomis told NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune in an interview at the NFL Combine.

"I wouldn't call it easy, yet we know what our plan is," Loomis said. "And we've known what it's going to be for some quite time -- in terms of just getting under the cap."

The Saints are well above the projected 2015 salary cap, although the team has a handful of bonus conversions that can quickly slice millions off its cap number.

By Evan Woodbery / Times-Picayune

Full Story – Nola.Com
Notebook: Pace gives insight into possible Saints’ offseason Posted By: mvtrucking Posted On 02-19-2015 09:40 AM


Full Story – NewOrleansAdvocate.Com


INDIANAPOLIS — The New Orleans Saints are one of a small handful of teams that are not scheduled to have formal media availability this week at the scouting combine.

But former director of player personnel Ryan Pace, who is now the general manager of the Chicago Bears, stepped to the lectern Wednesday morning and shared his thoughts on how his team is likely to attack the offseason. And since Pace cut his teeth in New Orleans, this could offer a glimpse into how the Saints view the offseason period.

“What I like doing is balancing what are the strengths of the draft versus what are the strengths of free agency and kind of balancing it out,” Pace said. “We’ll look at free agency and I’ll know the positions that are strong, areas that we can attack and we’ll do that when necessary. It will be calculated. In a perfect world you address a lot of your needs in free agency to open up the draft for best player available.”

By Nick Underhill / New Orleans Advocate

Full Story – NewOrleansAdvocate.Com
Mardi Gras Weekend Sports Notes -- Mike Detillier Posted By: Dan in Lafayette Posted On 02-14-2015 11:57 PM


Mardi Gras Weekend Sports Notes

By Mike Detillier

For most watching Peyton Manning walk off the football field after losing to the Indianapolis Colts 24-13 during the 2014 playoffs, you thought that may be the last game Manning ever played football. But a few weeks off and some rehab to an injured quad muscle now has the greatest football player to ever come out of the state of Louisiana returning to the Denver Broncos for 2015.

You may have wondered how the very structured veteran quarterback would react to dramatic changes to the Denver Broncos coaching staff that now has a new head coach in Gary Kubiak, a new offensive coordinator in Rick Dennison and a new defensive coordinator in veteran coach Wade Phillips. But Manning has great trust in the most important figure in the Broncos organization in John Elway. Manning's return to the game he is consumed by is all tied to his close relationship and trust in John Elway to help piece together a team that will get Manning and Denver to another Super Bowl.

While some of the passing "oomph" has been taken away from Manning because of injuries and age, is there any debate that he is still one of the top five quarterbacks in the game today? The answer is clear. Peyton Manning may not be considered the very best in the game today, but he is in that area code and he is still a "star" player and an elite one in the NFL.

Now Elway needs to break out the checkbook and gain long term deals with standout wide receiver Demaryius Thomas and star tight end Julius Thomas, but they must also protect Manning better and gain a better "power" rushing attack.

Reports are that Peyton Manning will work out this off-season in New Orleans for a stretch with workout/nutritional guru Mackie Shilstone.

Book this, one day when the playing career is over with, watch for Peyton Manning to be a minority owner of an NFL team and run the football show in the same manner John Elway does in Denver.

A possible spot is the Tennessee Titans.


Signing Ingram

One thing to watch out for over the next few weeks is the "heat up" in negotiations between the New Orleans Saints and soon to be free agent halfback Mark Ingram.
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Saints re-sign K Graham, LB Haralson Posted By: mvtrucking Posted On 02-12-2015 09:07 PM


Full Story –SanLuisOBispo.Com


New Orleans, LA (SportsNetwork.com) - The New Orleans Saints announced Thursday that the team has reached agreements on one-year contracts with outside linebacker Parys Haralson and kicker Shayne Graham.

Both players were slated to be unrestricted free agents in March.

Haralson made 12 starts for New Orleans last season and totaled 35 tackles and three sacks while appearing in all 16 contests.

Acquired from San Francisco prior to the 2013 campaign, Haralson has made 88 starts and amassed 28 sacks over eight NFL seasons.

By Sports Network / San LuisOBispo

Full Story –SanLuisOBispo.Com
Saints make coaching staff hires Posted By: mvtrucking Posted On 02-11-2015 11:02 PM


Full Story –LundysSports.Com


New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton announced the team’s 2015 coaching staff additions on Wednesday.

The staff includes three former NFL players, two former Saints staff members and a former NFL head coach.

Topping the list is former Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen, who will work with defensive coordinator Rob Ryan as a senior defensive assistant.

By Sports Exchange / Lundy's Sports

Full Story –LundysSports.Com
Saints May Seek "The Freak" With Top Draft Pick Posted By: mvtrucking Posted On 02-10-2015 09:49 AM


Full Story –BigEasyBeliever.Com


Some football fans may recall that there was a NFL player a few years ago with the nickname “The Freak”, which was former Tennessee Titans and Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Javon Kearse. Following the 2009 season, Kearse retired from the NFL, and his famous nickname was retired with it.

Until recently, that was.

In the upcoming 2015 NFL Draft, a new player has taken over that nickname; and at 6’5 and 315 lbs. and as strong as an ox but able to run like a fullback, 23-year old Brandon Scherff from the University of Iowa has earned the right to take over that nickname, and the growing reputation that comes with it.

Last July, Iowa strength and conditioning coach Chris Doyle posted a video of Scherff doing what’s known in weightlifting circles as a “clean and jerk” of 443 pounds three times — and the video promptly went viral.

By Barry Hirstius / Big Easy Believer

Full Story –BigEasyBeliever.Com
Saints' burning questions: Marques Colston Posted By: mvtrucking Posted On 02-10-2015 09:45 AM


Full Story –ESPN.Com


The New Orleans Saints have several major roster decisions to make before the start of the new league year and free-agent signing period on March 10. For starters, they must trim somewhere between $20 and $30 million in salary-cap space (most of which will be accomplished by converting roster bonuses into signing bonuses).

Over the next week or so, I’ll break down 10 of the most burning questions the Saints have to answer:

The question: Should the Saints keep Marques Colston?
Colston, 31, is due $7 million in salary and bonuses (plus another $7.8 million in 2016). He’s the all-time leading receiver in franchise history with 666 catches, 9,239 yards and 68 touchdowns since 2006. And coach Sean Payton and quarterback Drew Brees continued to praise him and show trust in him in big moments last year. But Colston’s production has steadily dropped off over the past two seasons.

By Mike Triplett / ESPN

Full Story –ESPN.Com
Judge: Saints, Pelicans owner Tom Benson needs help managing assets Posted By: mvtrucking Posted On 02-10-2015 08:49 AM


Full Story – Sports Illustrated.Com


A Texas probate judge ruled that New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson is “confronting tremendous pressures” concerning his family's battle over his wealth and needs help in managing his assets.

Bexar County Probate Judge Tom Rickhoff said that it is clear that Benson is facing the scrutiny of the media, “overreaching expectations of sports fans,” and a dispute over his assets.

"Even this revered trustee is mortal and no court should be complicit in allowing him more than he can bear if a reasonable and safe alternative is found to 'assist' him,” Rickhoff said in his ruling, according to the New Orleans Times-Picayune.

By SI Wire / Sports Illustrated

Full Story – Sports Illustrated.Com
Trying to get back to the Top -- Mike Detillier Posted By: Dan in Lafayette Posted On 02-08-2015 10:51 AM


Trying to get back to the Top

By Mike Detillier

LSU head coach Les Miles has realized that once you win a national championship the faithful don’t accept anything less.

The “Who Dat Nation” feels the same way about what Sean Payton has done with the New Orleans Saints.

That success bar has been raised very high and for many, the past is the past, and it is what are you going to do for us today?

It is part of success, getting paid at the highest level, and expectations.

Many say that national signing day, recruiting ratings and the level of covering the top high school players entering the college ranks are way overrated. And to some extent I can’t disagree, but all I know is that if you are not successful on signing day you won’t win on Saturdays.

Much has been made on recruiting ratings and how it equates or doesn’t equate to professional talent, but if I am a college head coach or assistant I want the best talent I can get that fits what I do. it is fact that the most successful recruiting teams over the past few years have ended up in the hunt for conference championships and national championships.

Yes, Baylor, TCU and Boise State have not been Top-15 rated teams in the recruiting battles. Their coaches have done a phenomenal job finding the best talent for their respective teams. But over the past five to seven years hasn’t Alabama, Florida State, Oregon, Ohio State, Auburn, LSU, Georgia, Michigan State, USC, UCLA, Stanford, Clemson, Oklahoma, Wisconsin and Notre Dame been the best teams and been in the upper-tier of recruiting players?

It is the tie-in that separates the pretenders from the contenders.

In the Class of 2015 LSU landed the best threesome of running backs in the nation in Derrius Guice, Nick Brossette and David Ducre. They landed the best threesome of cornerbacks I have ever seen hit LSU at one time in Kevin Toliver, Xavier Lewis and Donte Jackson. They again were able to sign three of the top wide receivers in the nation in Tyron Johnson, Derrick Dillon and Jazz Ferguson.

But what makes this class special are the big men they landed.

Last year at this time LSU whiffed on getting the quality big men along the offensive line that wins national championships. This year they hit...
Atlanta owner Arthur Blank admits the Falcons faked crowd noise Posted By: mvtrucking Posted On 02-03-2015 06:56 PM


Full Story – Nola.Com


FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) -- Falcons owner Arthur Blank said Tuesday he has seen enough of the NFL's investigation of fake crowd noise at Atlanta's home games to acknowledge wrongdoing.

The NFL is trying to determine if the Falcons pumped artificial crowd noise into the Georgia Dome for home games the last two years. Apparently, the answer is yes.

Blank had a quick response when asked if there was a fine line for crowd noise not allowed by the league.

"It's not really a fine line," Blank told The Associated Press. "I think what we've done in 2013 and 2014 was wrong.

By Associated Press / Times-Picayune

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Reggie, Reggie available again
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Reggie, Reggie available again

By Mike Detillier

It seems just like yesterday that USC halfback Reggie Bush was drafted by the New Orleans Saints.

Bush was considered in the same category as O.J. Simpson, Bo Jackson, Herschel Walker, Earl Campbell, Marcus Allen, Barry Sanders and Billy Sims coming out of college.

The fleet-footed halfback was a dominant college player, and there is no doubt that Bush played a major factor in getting the Saints to the 2006 NFC championship game. Also, he was a huge factor in helping the Saints win Super Bowl XLIV.

Bush was released by the Detroit Lions last week, and there was an initial outcry to bring him back to New Orleans.

With Mark Ingram scheduled to be an unrestricted free agent, some believe Bush would again be a great fit for the Saints. I agree he would he would fit back with the Saints, but it would also be measured on how much money he wants. Bush still believes he is a top player and wants to be paid like one.

I don't think that will happen with any NFL team. I think that it is a major longshot he re-signs with the Saints. Bush was a good pro player, but he was never the dominant runner we saw in college.

Bush is still a good receiver coming out of the backfield and a good edge rusher, but injuries and age have started to take a toll on him as a player.

Right now, Ingram is more valuable to the Saints than to any other team based on what they gave up to get him. To be honest, I think Ingram has more gas left in his football tank as a player.

If the Saints make a money play for any running back, it will not be Ingram, but again it will all be about money.

What is interesting is a comparison of the career statistics of Deuce McAllister, the greatest running back ever for the Saints, to the career statistics of Reggie Bush. McAllister rushed for 6,096 yards on 1,429 carries and scored 49 rushing touchdowns. He also caught 234 passes for 1,720 yards and five scores. Bush during his pro career with the Saints, Dolphins and Lions has rushed for 5,465 yards on 1,266 carries and scored 35 touchdowns. And he has caught 466 passes for 3,489 yards and 18 scores.

Bush is still a good niche player in the NFL, but he will quickly find out that there will not be an NFL team that will continue to pay him...
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Mike D's Early 1st Round Mock Draft
Posted On 02-26-2015


Mike D's Early 1st Round Mock Draft

By Mike Detillier


1. Tampa Bay Bucs - Jameis Winston, QB, Florida State

2. Tennessee Titans - Leonard Williams, DT, USC

3. Jacksonville Jaguars - Dante Fowler, Jr., DE/OLB, Florida

4. Oakland Raiders - Kevin White, WR, West Virginia

5. Washington Redskins - Randy Gregory, DE/OLB, Nebraska

6. New York Jets - Marcus Mariota, QB, Oregon

7. Chicago Bears - Danny Shelton, DT, Washington

8. Atlanta Falcons - Vic Beasley, OLB/DE, Clemson

9. New York Giants - Shane Ray, DE/OLB, Missouri

10. St. Louis Rams - Amari Cooper, WR, Alabama

11. Minnesota Vikings - Brandon Scherff, OT/OG, Iowa

12. Cleveland Browns - Andrus Peat, OT, Stanford

13. New Orleans Saints - La'El Collins, OT/OG, LSU

14. Miami Dolphins - Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State

15. San Francisco 49ers - DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville

16. Houston Texans - Landon Collins, S, Alabama

17. San Diego Chargers - Ereck Flowers, OT, Miami (Fla.)

18. Kansas City Chiefs - Jaelen Strong, WR, Arizona State

19. Cleveland Browns - Malcolm Brown, DT, Texas

20. Philadelphia Eagles - Alvin "Bud" Dupree, DE/OLB, Kentucky

21. Cincinnati Bengals - Shaq Thompson, OLB/SS, Washington

22. Pittsburgh Steelers - Maxx Williams, TE, Minnesota

23. Detroit Lions - T.J. Clemmings, OT, Pittsburgh

24. Arizona Cardinals - Melvin Gordon, HB, Wisconsin

25. Carolina Panthers - D.J. Humphries, OT, Florida

26. Baltimore Ravens - Sammie Coates, WR, Auburn

27. Dallas Cowboys - Jordan Phillips, DT, Oklahoma

28. Denver Broncos - Cameron Erving, OL, Florida State

29. Indianapolis Colts - Todd Gurley, HB, Georgia

30. Green Bay Packers - Marcus Peters, CB, Washington

31. Seattle Seahawks - Jalen Collins, CB, LSU

32. New England Patriots - Dorial Green Beckham, WR, Missouri/OU



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