Day 3 of the NFL Draft has five slated picks for the New Orleans Saints. They made their first pick on Saturday by taking Florida State’s Rick Leonard, an offensive tackle, at 127th overall in the 4th Round.
Leonard is a top-heavy tackle with decent athleticism but lacking in consistency and fundamentals at this stage of his development. There is enough athleticism and potential to work with, but he is still a project with a lack of body control and balance that creates challenges in landing anywhere but a practice squad early in his career.
Grade the Saints 127th overall pick.
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Saints Top Remaining Needs
- Offensive Lineman
- Tight End
2018 NFL Draft Schedule
Saturday, April 28 – 11:00 a.m. CT (Rounds 4-6 – 5 Minutes Per Pick, Round 7 - 4 Minutes Per Pick)
Remaining Draft Picks
5th Round: 147th Overall (via Miami)traded to Packers
- 5th Round: 164th Overall
- 6th Round: 189th Overall (via Arizona)
- 6th Round: 201st Overall
- 7th Round: 245th Overall