6:45 LRN Sportscast

Saints General Manager Mickey Loomis, head coach Sean Payton, and the team’s top scouts will communicate with the league office and each other from their own homes for tonight’s NFL draft. Loomis says he’s planned for internet and power outages…
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The Saints have the 24th pick in tonight’s first round. New Orleans also has picks in the third, fourth, fifth, and sixth rounds.

ESPN reports that Payton has told the players there will not be a virtual offseason training program. The coach who has recovered from COVID-19 reportedly told the players to take care of their families, but show up in July for training camp in great shape.

Tonight will be a big night for LSU football as at least four members of the 2019 national champs will be selected in the first round of the NFL draft. Football analyst Mike Detillier says Joe Burrow will be the first pick and Justin Jefferson, K’Lavon Chaisson and Patrick Queen will also go in the first round. Detillier says safety Grant Delpit could also be a first-round pick, even though his production fell off last season because of injuries…
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Detillier says the Saints could use their 24th overall pick to take former LSU linebacker Patrick Queen. Former Tigers cornerback Kristian Fulton could also be a first-round pick.

Former All-American La Tech cornerback Amik Robertson will hear his name called tomorrow night in either the second or third round.