LRN 6:45 Sportscast

The first round of the NFL draft is tonight and wide receiver Ja’Marr Chase seems to be a lock to go in the top ten, with some projections having Cincinnati picking him with the fifth pick. Draft analyst Mike Detillier says the Bengals may not choose Chase.
Cut 16 (17) “…with Tua.”
Chase could be the highest drafted wide receiver that played at LSU.

LSU announces they will be full capacity for outdoor sporting events and that starts this weekend with the Fighting Tigers baseball team hosting Arkansas. No capacity restrictions as well for the LHSAA state softball championships that begin today in Sulphur. Visit Lake Charles sales director Eric Zartler…
cut 12 (07) “….full crowd”

The Saints have eight picks at their disposal during the seven-round NFL draft. New Orleans has lost several starters this offseason as the Black and Gold had to get under the salary cap. But General Manager Mickey Loomis does not see a lot of big holes on his roster…
cut 20 (20) “….for us”
Many mock drafts have the Saints selecting a cornerback with the 28th overall pick.

In other NFL news, the Panthers have traded former Saints Quarterback Teddy Bridgewater to the Broncos for a sixth-round pick. Tampa Bay has re-signed wide receiver, Antonio Brown.

The Pelicans came up short in Denver last night as the Nuggets defeated New Orleans 114 to 112. Zion Williamson had 21 points and his potential game-tying block in the final seconds was blocked by Nikola Jokic, who had 32 points.