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NFL Draft 2013: Top 10 late-round gems
nola.com Updated Apr 27, 2013
By Scott Branson | National Desk South Carolina running back Marcus Lattimore answers a question during a news conference at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis, Friday, Feb. 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy) Success in the NFL isn't res…Share Tweet
Saints add Tulane quarterback Ryan Griffinprofootballtalk.com Apr 27, 2013The bad news is that Ryan Griffin wasn’t drafted. The good news is that he won’t have to worry about finding a new place to live. The former Tulane quarterback has agreed to terms with the Saints as an undrafted free agent, according to Larry Holder oShare Tweet
New Orleans Saints GM Mickey Loomis closes door on Sedrick Ellis, Devery Henderson, Scott Shanle in 2013Loomis says three veteran free agents probably not in Saints' plansShare TweetThe NFC South might be the only division in the NFL with four franchise quarterbacks, assuming Tampa Bay’s Josh Freeman can be just a little more consistent. When Freeman is on his game, he joins Atlanta’s Matt Ryan, New Orleans’ Drew Brees and CaroShare Tweet
New Orleans Saints follow same obscure path with Tarleton State DE Rufus Johnson that has led to great success in pastSaints select small-school pass rusher with sixth-round draft pickShare Tweetyahoo.com Apr 27, 2013The Green Bay Packers are a passing team, and a very successful one. They have won 36 regular season games, two division titles and a Super Bowl the last three years with almost nothing out of the running game. The NFL is a passing league, and only the …Share Tweet
Another high-upside pick for New Orleans Saints, Kenny Stills, likely assures that Devery Henderson won't be backSaints select speedy Oklahoma receiver in fifth round of NFL draftShare Tweet
UPDATE: New Orleans Saints and LSU 2013 NFL draft picksA complete rundown of the New Orleans Saints picks and also LSU players taken in the 2013 NFL draft.Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Apr 27, 2013In three seasons with the Saints, Chris Ivory showed off some highlight-reel runs and averaged an impressive 5.1 yards a carry. But he was buried on a crowded depth chart, and in 2012 he ran the ball only 40 times all season. Now Ivory has been traded t…Share TweetThe New York Jets expect to sign running back Chris Ivory to a multi-year deal after the draft-day trade with the New Orleans Saints, New York Daily News' Manish Mehta reports.Former New Orleans Saints safety Steve Gleason provided the most...Share Tweet
Don Banks: Barkley pick proof that Kelly's no one-trick pony; more SnapsApr 27NEW YORK -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight as the eventful final day of the NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall finally brought a flurry of quarterback news...
2013 NFL draft -- Draft's winners, losersApr 27The San Diego Chargers are the big winners of the 2013 draft, writes John Clayton.
Don Banks: Sullen Smith has to get over snub now that he's a Jet; more Sna…Apr 27NEW YORK -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight as the night of Geno, Te'o and even a Gio unfolded in Friday's second and third rounds of the NFL draft at Radio City Music Hall ...