Go Back   New Orleans Saints - blackandgold.com > Main > Saints

What the mock drafts are saying about the Saints' pick at No. 11

this is a discussion within the Saints Community Forum; Now that the Super Bowl has ended, another round of mock drafts has hit the worldwide web, including the release of noted ESPN analyst Todd McShay on Wednesday morning. For the most part, the experts all expect the New Orleans ...

Like Tree52Likes

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-08-2017, 08:45 PM   #1
Threaded by K Major
Site Donor
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Bedford, TX
Posts: 7,644

Blog Entries: 1
Show Printable Version Email this Page
Rating: (0 votes - average)

Now that the Super Bowl has ended, another round of mock drafts has hit the worldwide web, including the release of noted ESPN analyst Todd McShay on Wednesday morning.

For the most part, the experts all expect the New Orleans Saints to still go with a pass rusher at No. 11, a pick that wouldn't surprise anybody given the team's trouble consistently getting after quarterbacks.

A link is provided with each name to see who the experts had off the board when the Saints picked, and a look at both Bleacher Report and Sports Illustrated will reveal potential picks beyond the first round.


BY JOEL A. ERICKSON | JERICKSON@THEADVOCATE.COM FEB 8, 2017 - 12:00 PM



Full story here:What the mock drafts are saying about the Saints' pick at No. 11 | Saints | theadvocate.com

Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	-994b3ed461efe30f.JPG
Views:	0
Size:	89.7 KB
ID:	11878  


Last edited by SmashMouth; 02-12-2017 at 09:07 AM..
Views: 3547
Reply With Quote
Old 02-08-2017, 09:10 PM   #2
Mmm That Smell!
 
Join Date: Oct 1998
Location: Metairie Terrace
Posts: 2,652
Re: What the mock drafts are saying about the Saints' pick at No. 11

Thanks for the post K.

Wonder how many mocks had us picking Peat?
Danno, saintsfan1976 and ctsaint01 like this.
RockyMountainSaint is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 02-08-2017, 10:45 PM   #3
Site Donor 2015
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Thibodaux
Posts: 16,323
Blog Entries: 28
Re: What the mock drafts are saying about the Saints' pick at No. 11

Other than Myles Garrett or Solomon Thomas, there's no defensive end I want in the Top 15 when there are so many other talented players at other positions that could have a dramatic impact on our team...

Malik McDowell has the talent to be Top 15, but is the whispering a red herring operation so a team hope he falls? or does the young man need to get his sh*t straight?

As far as CB, I'd rather Marlon Humphrey or Marshon Lattimore before taking Syd Jones...

Reuben Foster is the guy, if he makes it to us...
saintsfan1976 and rezburna like this.

“Your best?!? Losers always whine about their best. Winners go home (with) the prom queen.” - Sean Connery in The Rock
jeanpierre is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-09-2017, 02:00 AM   #4
500th Post
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Posts: 682
Re: What the mock drafts are saying about the Saints' pick at No. 11

The players I see coming up in mocks are Rueben Foster, Solomon Thomas, Derek Barnett , and Jamal Adams. I am good with any of these guys. I think that this draft is deep at CB and Safety. I would wait till 2nd or 3rd for those positions Guard is a position that concerns me more than CB. FA additions will shake up our needs so it hard to tell just yet.
triman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-09-2017, 04:54 AM   #5
LB Mentallity
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Posts: 15,420
Blog Entries: 66
Re: What the mock drafts are saying about the Saints' pick at No. 11

A lot of banking on high ceiling cash ins in this group.

I hate draft over weighted on needs in rounds 1 and 2. BPA and if they fill a need at the same good if not oh well we added talent.

Needs kick in round 3.
rezburna, billyt81 and jlaw8920 like this.
hagan714 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-09-2017, 06:18 PM   #6
500th Post
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Metairie
Posts: 843
Re: What the mock drafts are saying about the Saints' pick at No. 11

Originally Posted by hagan714 View Post
A lot of banking on high ceiling cash ins in this group.

I hate draft over weighted on needs in rounds 1 and 2. BPA and if they fill a need at the same good if not oh well we added talent.

Needs kick in round 3.
I agree with this 100%. BPA!!! Picking for need gets you Stanley Jean Baptiste over Jarvis Landry. If Leonard Fournette is available at #11, I know unlikely, would we pick him? Well Peyton wouldn't. He won't pick LSU players.
billyt81 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-09-2017, 06:41 PM   #7
5000 POSTS! +
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Posts: 5,065
Re: What the mock drafts are saying about the Saints' pick at No. 11

Fournette won't be there. I would not be surprised if he even goes earlier than projected. Saying he may get in high 4.3's at the combine which is absolutely stupid for a man that big. As long as it's not the Panthers. I really don't want to face him 2X a year. Praying someone else snags him before they get a shot.
st thomas and darksoul35 like this.
Beastmode is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-10-2017, 07:10 AM   #8
500th Post
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Posts: 529
Re: What the mock drafts are saying about the Saints' pick at No. 11

Originally Posted by Beastmode View Post
Fournette won't be there. I would not be surprised if he even goes earlier than projected. Saying he may get in high 4.3's at the combine which is absolutely stupid for a man that big. As long as it's not the Panthers. I really don't want to face him 2X a year. Praying someone else snags him before they get a shot.
I saw him on a mock and thought the same thing. I want no part of him twice a year.
darksoul35 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-10-2017, 09:20 AM   #9
Site Donor
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Bayou Bayfield CO
Posts: 4,464
Re: What the mock drafts are saying about the Saints' pick at No. 11

Unless we finally get our run defense tweaked.
MarchingOn and ctsaint01 like this.
Seer1 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 02-10-2017, 10:47 AM   #10
Site Donor
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Bedford, TX
Posts: 7,644
Blog Entries: 1
Re: What the mock drafts are saying about the Saints' pick at No. 11

I think Mr. Jeff Ireland finds the next Demarcus Ware this upcoming draft.
Rugby Saint II and st thomas like this.
K Major is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules

LinkBacks (?)
LinkBack to this Thread: http://blackandgold.com/saints/81420-what-mock-drafts-saying-about-saints-pick-no-11-a.html
Posted By For Type Date Hits
The Latest NFL News | SportSpyder This thread Refback 02-08-2017 09:06 PM 1
The Latest New Orleans Saints News | SportSpyder This thread Refback 02-08-2017 09:06 PM 3


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:06 AM.


Copyright 1997 - 2014 - BlackandGold.com
no new posts