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Top 10 Draft Busts In Saints History: #3 Kevin Hardy

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Starting April 4th and continuing through April 29th, Canal Street Chronicles will be counting down the top 10 draft busts and then the top 10 draft successes in Saints history. Feel free to to use these posts as a springboard for discussion about how awful or how great each draft pick turned out.

I want you to imagine a few things different about the 2011 NFL Draft. Imagine the Saints had the 7th overall pick and were going to take the guy that you really wanted. Now imagine that the player does not even play for the Saints, and moves on to another team before the season even starts.

In case you were wondering, that was defensive tackle Kevin Hardy. Hardy was the 7th overall pick from Notre Dame in the 1968 NFL Draft, and he never played a down for the Saints. He played for three different teams (Niners, Packers & Chargers) over four seasons before washing out, but can never give the Saints that first round pick back. Hardy was a horrible selection...and yet he's still only third on our list.

There are only two people left and I have a feeling people know which two busts they are.

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