NFL

April 27, 2018 - 8:01 pm
A Tiger is finally off the board, but probably not the LSU player you expected to go first. The Carolina Panthers selected cornerback Donte Jackson in the second round of the NFL Draft on Friday night. The speedster was selected with the No. 55 overall pick. Jackson, who ran the fastest 40-yard...
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Bobby Hebert at WWL Radio Draft Fest
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Mark Menard
April 27, 2018 - 7:11 pm
WWL Sports Talk host Bobby Hebert believes Saints assistant general manager Jeff Ireland may be headed for a promotion in the organization, and Hebert says Ireland has earned it through the past two years of impressive drafting acumen. “When all’s said and done,” Hebert said, “considering the...
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Jan 14, 2018; Minneapolis, MN, USA; New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton against the Minnesota Vikings at U.S. Bank Stadium.
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Mark Menard
April 27, 2018 - 6:00 am
“Every year we discuss who are the players we would move forward for, and he clearly for us was a guy we felt strongly enough about.” That’s what Saints Coach Sean Payton had to say when addressing the conviction that led the Saints to trade up from the 27th pick of the first round all the way to #...
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Apr 26, 2018; Arlington, TX, USA; NFL commissioner Roger Goodell with Marcus Davenport as selected as the number fourteen overall pick to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the first round of the 2018 NFL Draft at AT&T Stadium
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Mark Menard
April 27, 2018 - 6:00 am
When the Saints made defensive end Marcus Davenport the newest member of the roster Thursday night as their first-round draft choice, they were bringing in a player who had already been indoctrinated into the Who Dat Nation at a young age. Davenport’s father and grandfather hail from New Orleans,...
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Seth Dunlap
April 26, 2018 - 11:35 pm
Anybody who thought the New Orleans Saints weren't all in to win a championship this coming season surely had their mind changed tonight when the Saints traded two first round picks, plus a fifth rounder, to move up and select a raw, but talented, pass rusher in Marcus Davenport. Saints color...
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Seth Dunlap
April 26, 2018 - 10:41 pm
Saints head coach Sean Payton is known for his aggressive offense on the field. Payton is also starting to be known for his aggressive style in the NFL Draft. Once again the Saints, under the guidance of Payton and General Manager Mickey Loomis, were aggressive in trading up in the first round of...
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Apr 26, 2018; Arlington, TX, USA; NFL commissioner Roger Goodell with Marcus Davenport as selected as the number fourteen overall pick to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the first round of the 2018 NFL Draft at AT&T Stadium
USA Today
April 26, 2018 - 9:07 pm
By Seth Dunlap, WWL.com The New Orleans Saints were aggressive once again in the first round of the NFL Draft. The Saints traded up from pick #27 to pick #14, sending this years first and fifth round picks, plus next years 1st round selection, to the Packers in the swap. They then selected DE...
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Apr 26, 2018; Arlington, TX, USA; Denzel Ward (Ohio State) is selected as the number four overall pick to the Cleveland Browns in the first round of the 2018 NFL Draft at AT&T Stadium.
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Seth Dunlap
April 26, 2018 - 8:20 pm
"What in the world are the Cleveland Browns doing?" Those words from Bobby Hebert were echoed by nearly every NFL football fan who watched the first four picks of the NFL Draft tonight. Their two selections were confusing at best. First, the Browns selected QB Baker Mayfield with the #1 overall...
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Jan 14, 2018; Minneapolis, MN, USA; New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton against the Minnesota Vikings at U.S. Bank Stadium.
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Seth Dunlap
April 26, 2018 - 6:32 pm
What will the Saints do during this year's NFL Draft. If you're expecting answers out of head coach Sean Payton, you'll be disappointed. Payton is always coy with the media, and he didn't give many hints when talking to Deuce McAllister and Zach Strief during our "Saints Draft Preview" show. Once...
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Gayle Benson
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Seth Dunlap
April 26, 2018 - 6:14 pm
Saints and Pelicans owner Gayle Benson has been busy, and very visible, the past few weeks, from coast to coast as she watches the Pelicans march through the NBA Playoffs and gets ready for the NFL Draft. Benson joined WWL Radio at Saints headquarters before the NFL Draft and expressed her...
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