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NFL Draft 2016 First Round Results Tracker

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This is it, Day One of the rest of our 2016 NFL lives: the draft is here and the New Orleans Saints, with a good selection today, can start that steady climb back into the NFL elite. Where will you be watching? What are you drinking? How about the food? And finally and more importantly: who do you want them to pick in the first round? Join us to talk about it!

Will Louisville's disruptive DT Sheldon Rankins be the Saints' First Round Pick today?
Will Louisville's disruptive DT Sheldon Rankins be the Saints' First Round Pick today?
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Is it going to be Louisville defensive tackle Sheldon Rankins? Could it be [Gasp!] Memphis quarterback Paxton Lynch? Or maybe the Saints will trade up [Please, no!] like they've done so many times before? Wait...could they pull the surprise of the century and trade back [Please, yes!] to accumulate moaaar of all of ze picks!!!

We will have the answers to all these questions pretty soon. In the meantime, you can start soothing your anxiety-filled heart by hanging out with your fellow Who Dats and telling us how you know exactly how the Saints draft is going to go.

The return to Saints Football glory starts today!

Who Dat!!!

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Saints 2016 NFL Draft Picks

Round Pick Overall Player
1 12 12 Sheldon Rankins, DT, Louisville
2 16 47
3 15 78
4 14 112
5 13 152
7 16 237


Saints Team Needs

  • Defensive End
  • Defensive Tackle
  • Linebacker
  • Guard
  • Wide Receiver
  • Cornerback

Saints Draft Resources

NFL Draft Schedule

Friday, April 29 - 6 p.m. CT (Round 2 - 7 Minutes, Round 3 - 5 Minutes Per Pick)

Saturday, April 30 - 11 a.m. CT (Rounds 4-6 - 5 Minutes Per Pick, Round 7 - 4 Minutes Per Pick)

NFL Network and ESPN/ESPN2 will televise the draft.

Live Draft Tracker

Overall Round Pick Team Player Pos School Notes
1 1 Los Angeles Rams Jared Goff QB California From TEN
2 2 Philadelphia Eagles Carson Wentz QB North Dakota St. From CLE
3 3 San Diego Chargers Joey Bosa DE Ohio St.
4 4 Dallas Cowboys Ezekiel Elliott RB Ohio St.
5 5 Jacksonville Jaguars Jalen Ramsey DB Florida St.
6 6 Baltimore Ravens Ronnie Stanley OT Notre Dame
7 7 San Francisco 49ers DeForest Buckner DE Oregon
8 8 Tennessee Titans Jack Conklin OT Michigan St. From CLE via PHI
9 9 Chicago Bears Leonard Floyd OLB Georgia From TB
10 10 New York Giants Eli Apple CB Ohio St.
11 11 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Vernon Hargreaves III DB Florida From CHI
12 12 New Orleans Saints Sheldon Rankins DT Louisville
13 13 Miami Dolphins Laremy Tunsil OT Ole Miss From PHI
14 14 Oakland Raiders Karl Joseph S West Virginia
15 15 Cleveland Browns Corey Coleman WR Baylor From TEN via LA
16 16 Detroit Lions Taylor Decker OT Ohio St.
17 17 Atlanta Falcons Keanu Neal S Florida
18 18 Indianapolis Colts Ryan Kelly C Alabama
19 19 Buffalo Bills Shaq Lawson DE Clemson
20 20 New York Jets Darron Lee LB Ohio St.
21 21 Houston Texans Will Fuller WR Notre Dame From WAS
22 22 Washington Redskins Josh Doctson WR TCU From HOU
23 23 Minnesota Vikings Laquan Treadwell WR Ole Miss
24 24 Cincinnati Bengals William Jackson III CB Houston
25 25 Pittsburgh Steelers Artie Burns CB Miami
26 26 Denver Broncos Paxton Lynch QB Memphis From SEA
27 27 Green Bay Packers Kenny Clark DT UCLA
28 28 San Francisco 49ers Joshua Garnett G Standord From KC
-- -- New England Patriots FORFEIT FORFEIT FORFEIT FORFEIT
29 29 Arizona Cardinals Robert Nkemdiche DT Ole Miss
30 30 Carolina Panthers Vernon Butler DT Louisiana Tech
31 31 Seattle Seahawks Germain Ifedi OT Texas A&M From DEN