|Saints have wide-ranging draft options|
|Written by Admin|
|Monday, 05 May 2014 13:30|
While the signing of free agents has largely filled that void, the Saints hope this week's NFL draft brings a few more instant contributors to a team that expects a fifth playoff appearance in six seasons.
Barring trades, New Orleans heads into Thursday night's first round with the 27th pick, followed by six more picks in Rounds 2 through 6.
Loomis says the Saints already have a good team with few holes, and expect to pick the best player available. Based on draft analysts' projections, that player could be a cornerback, receiver, defensive end or linebacker.
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