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papz 03-30-2011 06:34 PM

Past 56th Pick Selections
Productive players available at 56th spot in second round

The New Orleans Saints are currently scheduled to take the 56th overall pick in the second round of the NFL Draft on April 29. Looking back at the last ten selections with this choice, several players have gone on to have solid NFL careers. Seven of the ten players picked at 56th are still playing in the NFL. Below is a review of the last ten 56th selections.

2010: DE Mike Neal, Purdue to Green Bay

2009: DT Fili Moala, Southern California to Indianapolis

2008: QB Brian Brohm, Louisville to Green Bay

2007: DE Tim Crowder, Texas to Denver

2006: C Chris Chester, Oklahoma to Baltimore

2005: CB Darrent Williams, Oklahoma State to Denver

2004: S Madieu Williams, Maryland to Cincinnati

2003: DE Osi Umenyiora, Troy to New York Giants

2002: RB Ladell Betts, Iowa to Washington

2001: S Tony Dixon, Alabama to Dallas

From the list above, defensive ends have been selected three times at the 56th slot.

Full article below.
Past 56th Pick Selections

AlaskaSaints 03-30-2011 07:54 PM

"Keep moving. Keep moving, people. Nothing to get excited about here."

Thanks for sharing, papz. But I mean... I feel cheated by this 56th pick.


Danno 03-30-2011 07:56 PM

Basically it shows that many good players are available after the 2nd round, even late in the 3rd.

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