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NFL Draft Results: Saints Fans React to Sheldon Rankins Being Selected in the 1st Round

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With the 12th overall pick, the New Orleans Saints selected Louisville DT Sheldon Rankins in this year's NFL Draft. Saints fans were pretty excited, to say the least.

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In case you missed it, the Saints took Sheldon Rankins with their top pick and fans were happy, but none were surprised, as it was widely projected he would fall to New Orleans. Here are the highlights.

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Saints 2016 NFL Draft Picks

Round Pick Overall Player
1 12 12 Sheldon Rankins (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

Thursday, April 28 - 7:00 p.m. CT (Round 1 - 10 Minutes Per Pick)

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