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After The NFL Draft Combine, Who Are The Saints Looking At?

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By Greg Atoms - 1130theTiger

The NFL Draft Combine has come and gone for 2024, and we saw some eye-popping performances. We saw Texas wide receiver Xavier Worthy break the 40 yard dash speed record, then Holy Cross offensive lineman CJ Hanson came out of nowhere for a 9'7 broad jump, and Michigan quarterback JJ McCarthy shot up draft boards once he started talking to teams.

However, none of those three players we just mentioned are inline to be selected by the New Orleans Saints in the first round of the NFL Draft.

In the 2024 NFL Draft, the Saints are picking at 14th overall in the first round, unless there's a trade to be made. But we're not going to get into the weeds on predicting a trade, we're just going to look at what the Saints are planning to do if they have to make a pick at 14. Which is probably going to be based on need.

Looking over what most NFL insiders are saying, the Saints will need an offensive tackle, edge rusher, corner back, or defensive lineman. While a lot of fans would like to see the team get a top level offensive line prospect, those might not be available at the spot the Saints are picking. So a lot of the mock drafts think the Saints will end up with a defensive player. ...

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