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NFL Mock Draft 2015: New Orleans Saints Select Breshad Perriman

With the 31st pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, the New Orleans Saints (represented by Dave Cariello) select...

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Breshad Perriman, WR, UCF

The New Orleans Saints are once again on the clock in the first round. That's something we don't often hear during the draft but my what a sweet sound it is.

And with two picks in the first round of the draft, you don't think Sean Payton would be able to keep from taking a shiny new toy for his potent offense, do you? Which is why there's no way the Saints don't go with Perriman in this situation. Recently his stock has risen and most or all "expert" mock drafts now have him gone by the time the Saints are on the clock at 31, which makes this a good value pick as well.

At 6'2", 210-pounds and a blazing 4.24 40-yard dash time, Perriman is an offensive guru's wet dream. He's been compared to Dez Bryant and Josh Gordon. That's not shabby company. And if there's one thing the Saints are now missing, particularly in the wake of Jimmy Graham's trade, is a big - and fast! - target for Brees to find easily. Perriman's big wingspan would be a nice option for Drew on the field.

There's one red flag regarding Perriman and it's that he's a little rough around the edges; from a skill standpoint, not a character standpoint. His route running needs some help but the big knock seems to be his ball skills. His dropped pass rate is alarming to many scouts and those evaluating.

All that aside, this pick would be too perfect because of the storyline. As it turns out, Breshad's father Brett is a 10-year NFL veteran receiver who entered the league back in 1988 when he was drafted guessed it...the New Orleans Saints.


Thanks to all the CSC members who participated in this year's community mock draft. Without your help, none of this would be possible.

Below are the complete results from our community mock draft.

Catch up with all of the mock draft selections in our 2015 CSC Community Mock Draft Hub.

Pick Team Selection Team Representative Approval Rating
1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Jameis Winston - Florida State
Hans Petersen 82%
2 Tennessee Titans DE Leonard Williams - USC Tee Word 85%
3 Jacksonville Jaguars DE Dante Fowler - Florida Khannar 80%
4 Oakland Raiders WR Amari Cooper - Alabama arcuate 73%
5 Washington Redskins DE Randy Gregory - Nebraska Lostastic 29%
6 NY Jets OLB Vic Beasley - Clemson BlackandGold4ever 52%
7 Chicago Bears LB Shane Ray - Missouri saintmanumit 28%
8 Atlanta Falcons DE Bud Dupree - Kentucky Dave Choate 46%
9 NY Giants NT Danny Shelton - Washington GoFastTurnLeftMaybeRight 60%
10 St. Louis Rams OT Andrus Peat - Stanford Kevin Sean Held 46%
11 Minnesota Vikings WR Kevin White - West Virginia gulf shores 60%
12 Cleveland Browns QB Marcus Mariota - Oregon ryan_la_sports07 68%
13 New Orleans Saints CB Trae Waynes - Michigan State Dave Cariello 57%
14 Miami Dolphins RB Todd Gurley - Georgia Ralph Malbrough 30%
15 San Francisco 49ers DE Arik Armstead - Oregon The Irish Assassin 31%
16 Houston Texans WR DeVante Parker - Louisville
quickdrawdoc 77%
17 San Diego Chargers OT La'el Collins - LSU LeedsSaint 66%
18 Kansas City Chiefs WR Dorial Green-Beckham - Missouri jmcmillan_93 46%
19 Cleveland Browns TE Maxx Williams - Minnesota ryan_la_sports07 46%
20 Philadelphia Eagles S Landon Collins - Alabama Matt Mosley 53%
21 Cincinnati Bengals OT Ereck Flowers - Miami coldpizza 60%
22 Pittsburgh Steelers CB Marcus Peters - Washington whodatgermany 73%
23 Detroit Lions DT Malcolm Brown - Texas Khannar 81%
24 Arizona Cardinals CB Jalen Collins - LSU saintmanumit 51%
25 Carolina Panthers OT Brandon Scherff - Iowa Jake White 76%
26 Baltimore Ravens WR Jaelen Strong - Arizona St. quickdrawdoc 75%
27 Dallas Cowboys RB Melvin Gordon - Wisconsin arcuate 79%
28 Denver Broncos DT Michael Bennett - Ohio St. Ryne Hancock
29 Indianapolis Colts LB Eric Kendricks - UCLA Alex Lyles
30 Green Bay Packers CB Kevin Johnson - Wake Forest Matt Mosley
31 New Orleans Saints WR Breshad Perriman - UCF Dave Cariello
32 New England Patriots
Whit Prottsman