For the second straight year the Saints have used their first pick to select an interior offensive lineman. New Orleans drafted Michigan center Cesar Ruiz with the 24th overall pick. He’s a two-time All-Big 10 selection and Coach Sean Payton says Ruiz will help their offensive line…
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With Guard Andrus Peat recently signing a longterm contract, the addition of Ruiz could mean veteran Larry Warford will be the odd man out.
The Saints have just one pick today, a third-round selection and also have three picks tomorrow in the fourth, fifth and sixth rounds.
As expected the Cincinnati Bengals selected former LSU quarterback Joe Burrow with the number one pick in the 2020 draft. Under normal circumstances, Burrow would have been in Las Vegas receiving a Bengals jersey from Commissioner Roger Goodell. Instead he received a phone call from Cincinnati while watching the draft with his parents in Athens, Ohio…
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Burrow was one of five LSU Tigers selected in the first round. Running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire went to the Super Bowl champion Chiefs.
Three more Tigers should be drafted tonight, Lloyd Cushenberry, Grant Delpit and Kristian Fulton. Ragin Cajuns guard Robert Hunt also expected to be a second round pick.