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this is a discussion within the Saints Community Forum; The New Orleans Saints stood firm with the No. 28 pick Thursday in the NFL draft, selecting Houston defensive end Payton Turner. Turner, a 6-foot-5, 270-pound edge rusher, played four seasons for the Cougars, racking up 115 tackles, 25 tackles ...

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The New Orleans Saints stood firm with the No. 28 pick Thursday in the NFL draft, selecting Houston defensive end Payton Turner.

Turner, a 6-foot-5, 270-pound edge rusher, played four seasons for the Cougars, racking up 115 tackles, 25 tackles for loss and 10 sacks over 40 starts. This past season, he played in five games and tallied 10Ĺ tackles for loss with five sacks.



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Old 04-29-2021, 10:55 PM   #2
 
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Is Davenport on the outs? His fifth year option was exercised. His last year as a Saint with this Saints pick?
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Iím pretty plugged in and I never even scouted this dude.
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Cam is older, Davenport has yet to stay healthy & Trey H is gone and we needed another pass rusher off the edge.

Welcome to New Orleans Payton Turner.
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35 on his wonderlic test.

Intelligent and coachable.
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