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jeanpierre 08-04-2011 12:04 AM

Flashback: 2001 NFL Draft
 
R1, P23 Saints select Deuce McAllister; Nine (9) picks later San Diego selects Drew Brees...

R2, P53 Saints trade back and send pick to Dallas; Eight (8) picks later Detroit selects Shaun Rogers...

R3, P70 With picks gained in trade from Dallas, Saints select Sedrick Hodge and pick again R3, P81 Saints select Kenny Smith; The next selection R3, P82 a pick traded from New Orleans through Green Bay and San Francisco to Seattle, Heath Evans was selected...

MatthewT 08-04-2011 01:20 AM

That draft still has me puzzled to this day, no idea how Deuce McAllister lasted until the 23rd selection. Great pick for the Saints in the 1st round, the rest of the Saints draft that year, whatever...

jeanpierre 08-04-2011 07:14 AM

I loved Deuce, but to think we could have had Brees all that time is crazy...

saintsfan1976 08-04-2011 07:46 AM

I like the way things turned out. Too bad we couldn't have had Payton since 2001.

jeanpierre 08-04-2011 05:56 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by saintsfan1976 (Post 315425)
I like the way things turned out. Too bad we couldn't have had Payton since 2001.

He came along just right...

neugey 08-04-2011 05:59 PM

Geez Shaun Rogers has been in the league 10 years? It doesn't like but a few years ago he was a star with the Longhorns.

alexonfyre 08-04-2011 06:01 PM

Yeah, you give Jim Haslett Drew Brees, he would have alienated him and sent him packing in 4 years and we never would have seen him again.

jeanpierre 08-04-2011 08:29 PM

We had Marc Bulger and he wasn't good enough...

Jake Delhomme couldn't hold Aaron Brooks jock...

Leroi Glover, he was washed up...

Mark Fields, let the Rams have 'em...

Willie Roaf, ah let the Chiefs have the old man...

Kyle Turley, we DON'T want you protecting the QB...

Finally, the Redskins got wise...morons

Maverick2299 08-04-2011 08:30 PM

We have come along way.

jeanpierre 08-04-2011 09:52 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Maverick2299 (Post 315670)
We have come along way.

Amen


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