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NFL Draft Results: Saints Fans React to Vonn Bell Selection

With the 61st overall pick, the New Orleans Saints selected Vonn Bell in this year's NFL Draft after swapping picks. Nobody could have seen this pick or trade coming, making for many surprised fans.

Vonn Bell is heading to New Orleans
Vonn Bell is heading to New Orleans
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In case you missed it, the New Orleans Saints opted to take Vonn Bell from Ohio St. with their second 2nd round pick on the night, after trading their 3rd and 4th round picks with New England for the 61st overall pick. Fans were caught off-guard by the trade, but the Saints were able to address a need at the cornerback spot. Here are the highlights.


Saints 2016 NFL Draft Picks

Round Pick Overall Player
1 12 12 Sheldon Rankins, DT, Louisville
2 16 47 Michael Thomas, WR, Ohio St.
2 23 61 Vonn Bell, CB, Ohio St.
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