Anyone else puke watching Trufant run that pick back for a TD? (1 Viewer)

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The Skins QB made a horrible throw, but Trufant made a great return to get the score. How the Saints passed on him with what at the time was a horrible secondary (hard to believe, but it is even worse now) is just sickening. 5 years later we are reduced to fantasizing about trying to pick this guy up as a free agent years later (not going to happen).

Even worse the Saints could have had another probowl defensive tackle by taking Kevin Williams, who the Vikes selected 7th or 8th.

Meanwhile Jonathan Sullivan is sitting somewhere on a couch eating 10 cheeseburgers for dessert watching the NFL playoffs on TV. Was Loomis part of the braintrust that picked that bum?

Thanks again Hazmat.
 

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The Skins QB made a horrible throw, but Trufant made a great return to get the score. How the Saints passed on him with what at the time was a horrible secondary (hard to believe, but it is even worse now) is just sickening. 5 years later we are reduced to fantasizing about trying to pick this guy up as a free agent years later (not going to happen).

Even worse the Saints could have had another probowl defensive tackle by taking Kevin Williams, who the Vikes selected 7th or 8th.

Meanwhile Jonathan Sullivan is sitting somewhere on a couch eating 10 cheeseburgers for dessert watching the NFL playoffs on TV. Was Loomis part of the braintrust that picked that bum?

Thanks again Hazmat.
Yep. Everytime Trufant shows up on a highlight reel, I get po'd all over again. Year after year it seems like the fans can see what needs to be done more than the front office/coaching staff.
 

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I feel you I always thought we should have drafted him when we had the chance. Talking about bad drafts with Haz, what about the players he let leave S. Knight, L Glover, W Roaf and Im sure a few more I cant remember right now.
 

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Who knows where the Saints are today if they took Trufant that year. Maybe better, maybe worse. Probably without McKenzie.

If people still feel bad about it then they should remember that same year the Saints took Jon Stinchcomb two spots over Rashean Mathis in the second round.
 

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no because with that logic you would get upset everytime you watched a nfl game, the saints have passed over almost every player in the nfl at some point; just like every other team has.
 

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If we had stayed at 17/18 we could have had any two of Rashean Mathis, Jason Witten, Nnamdi Asomugha, Nick Barnett, or Larry Johnson
 

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That throw was so bad Fred Thomas would have made the pick.
 

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Who knows where the Saints are today if they took Trufant that year. Maybe better, maybe worse. Probably without McKenzie.

If people still feel bad about it then they should remember that same year the Saints took Jon Stinchcomb two spots over Rashean Mathis in the second round.

Make everyone feel even worse....1996 draft.....picking Alex Molden when Eddie George was still on the board.....wait, Marvin Harrison was still on the board, Eric Moulds, Ray Lewis, Walt Harris.

Second round - Taking Je'rod Cherry when Muhsin Muhammad, Tory James, Fred Thomas :) was still on the board.

Wow...Jon Runyon was picked in the 4th round of that draft.

5th round, Joe Horn is selected one spot ahead of us at Pick#135, who do we get at 136...Mercury Hayes. Zach Thomas was picked later in that round.

In case you weren't feeling good yet, how about the 1997 draft....we pick Chris Naeole

Picked after....Warrick Dunn, Tony Gonzalez

second round, we pick Rob Kelly, just after our pick...LB Jamie Sharper, Corey Dillon, Sam Madison

Jason Taylor was picked several picks after we got Troy davis in the 3rdround.
 
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