Todd McShay is already on version 2.0 of his 2015 NFL mock draft and this time around, he has the Saints selecting DE/OLB Dante Fowler, Jr. from Florida. Here is how McShay defends his choice:
Analysis: The Saints could consider Stanford left tackle Andrus Peat here and then move Terron Armstead inside, or they could fill their need at cornerback by drafting either of the top two prospects at the position, Washington's Marcus Peters or Michigan State's Trae Waynes. But Fowler has the versatility and relentlessness that Rob Ryan is looking for. He isn't an elite athlete but has good flexibility, violent hands and efficient counter moves as a pass-rusher, and he has experience playing multiple spots among the D-line, as well as outside linebacker in a 3-4 alignment.
Once again, I'm not crazy about the idea of the Saints taking a pass rusher with their first round selection. Especially not one of these "tweener" type players.
What do you guys think?