NFL Draft

Steve Geller
May 22, 2018 - 3:00 pm
The NFL offseason is still a busy time. Players are on the field for organized team activities, and team owners are meeting in Atlanta. The Saints' Gayle Benson is there to talk about rule changes, the Panthers team sale, legalized sports gambling, and even Nashville being the site for the 2019...
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Steve Geller
May 09, 2018 - 4:32 pm
Rookie defensive back Natrell Jamerson dropped by Sports Talk with Bobby Hebert and Kristian Garic. His reaction to being asked about being called the steal of the draft by ESPN draft analyst Todd McShay after his selection in the 3rd round was priceless. "He aint lying," Jamerson laughed. (2015)...
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Will Clapp LSU
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Mark Menard
April 30, 2018 - 11:00 pm
It’s been a while since the Saints plucked an LSU Tiger in the NFL Draft, but they did just that on Saturday, making Tigers center Will Clapp their seventh-round selection. Talking with Bobby Hebert and Mike Detillier on WWL Radio Monday night, Clapp said he was excited to get the call from his...
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USA TODAY
April 29, 2018 - 4:13 pm
(WWL.com) The Saints 2018 draft has a Louisiana flair to it this year as the Black and Gold selected two local products, running back Boston Scott in the sixth round and offensive lineman Will Clapp in the seventh round. Clapp is the first former Tiger drafted by New Orleans since defensive tackle...
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Mark Menard
April 28, 2018 - 7:06 pm
Saints Coach Sean Payton addressed the media at the conclusion of the NFL Draft, where he discussed all five of the team’s Day 3 picks. Some bullet points: On Florida State offensive tackle Rick Leonard: "He came into Florida State playing defensive end. There’s a physicalness about him. We think...
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Mark Menard
April 28, 2018 - 6:11 pm
Louisiana Tech running back Boston Scott is making the short migration from Ruston to New Orleans as a sixth-round draft pick of the Saints, and he says it’s exciting to suit up for the team he grew up watching. “This is surreal,” Scott said. “It’s gonna be great to play for the home team. I’ve...
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Kristian Garic
April 28, 2018 - 5:41 pm
For the first time since 2010, the Saints select a player from LSU in the draft in G/C Will Clapp who prepped at Brother Martin High School. He's competitive, but struggles in pass sets. He's more likely to play Center in the NFL, as I see it. The streak is over, the Saints don't hate LSU players...
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Sep 9, 2017; Chestnut Hill, MA, USA; Boston College Eagles defensive back Kamrin Moore (5) during the first half against the Wake Forest Demon Deacons at Alumni Stadium.
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Mark Menard
April 28, 2018 - 5:16 pm
Boston College defensive back Kamrin Moore is headed to New Orleans after being selected by the Saints in the sixth round of the NFL Draft. Moore had been hopeful New Orleans would be his landing spot. “Honestly, just from the first meeting at the Senior Bowl, I felt like that was the best meeting...
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 Nov 7, 2015; New Orleans, LA, USA; Connecticut Huskies quarterback Bryant Shirreffs (4) is sacked by Tulane Green Wave defensive end Ade Aruna (87) in the second quarter at Yulman Stadium.
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Mark Menard
April 28, 2018 - 4:50 pm
Ade Aruna – DE – Tulane Chosen by the Minnesota Vikings – Pick #218 (#44-6th Round) 6’5” | 262 lbs. A Nigerian import who played high school football in Indiana, Aruna started 34 games in four seasons at Tulane, including all 12 games in 2017, when he tallied 25 tackles, three sacks, two pass...
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WWL Draft Fest day 3
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Seth Dunlap
April 28, 2018 - 4:40 pm
The Saints used their two selections in the 6th round of the NFL Draft to take players that likely will help them mostly on special teams. First, they selected cornerback Kamrin Moore with the 15th pick in the round. Moore projects as more of a slot cornerback type, but is a hard nosed player,...
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