New Orleans Saints’ Day 2 2014 NFL Draft Primer (Bleacher Report)

The New Orleans Saints made a bold move in the first round of Thursday’s NFL draft. They exchanged their first-round pick (No. 27 overall) and third round pick (No. 91 overall) with the Arizona Cardinals to gain the 20th overall pick. With the 20th pick they took Oregon State do-it-all man Brandin Cooks. In trading up the ..

Kristian: Saints turn their attention to Round Two

The Saints made a big splash trading up for wide reciever Brandin Cooks in round one of the NFL draft. I love this pick for New Orleans! Cooks will fit in so nicely in Sean Payton's offensive scheme. Drew Brees has another toy, and the Saints have a deep threat that can change the game ..

New Orleans Saints and LSU 2014 NFL draft picks

LSU’s Odell Beckham Jr. goes 12th overall to the New York Giants and the Saints took another receiver, Oregon State’s Brandin Cooks at No. 20. Click to read the original Saints article by buzz: new orleans saints.

Saints Wide Receiver Brandin Cooks: From Beaver to Saint (CSC)

The Saints felt it necessary to trade up from their spot at 27th overall in the NFL Draft and grab Brandin Cooks, and boy were they right. When the Saints traded seven spots up in the first round, you just had to know the Saints were eyeing the former Oregon State Beaver in Brandin Cooks. ..

Saints trade up, take Oregon WR Cooks 20th overall

When New Orleans Saints scouts interviewed college defensive backs in advance of the draft, they’d always be sure to ask which receivers they found toughest to cover. Brandin Cooks’ name kept coming up, further confirming the Saints’ flattering evaluation of the blazing-fast, prolific receiver from Oregon State. ”It was pretty apparent he was one of ..

Brandin Cooks is Perfect Fit for Saints

Brandin Cooks is Perfect Fit for Saints

The Saints traded-up with Miami to select an highly impressive player in Brandin Cooks.  Cooks will not only bring his 4.33 speed to New Orleans but also over 1700 yards and 128 receptions in 2013 from Oregon State University.  Most of all is the fact that Cooks rarely drops the football.  He only had 3 ..

Kristian: Saints execs sound off on Draft, free agents, camp and more

“With the 27th pick in round one of the NFL draft, the New Orleans Saints select…” Well, no-one in the Saints organization is saying – but the scouts love this Draft class! Sean Payton, Mickey Loomis, Peter Charmichael, Jr, Rob Ryan, Joe Vitt, Greg McMahon, Rick Reiprish and Regional Scouts Dwaune Jones and Josh Lucas ..

Jimmy Graham, NFLPA file grievance over tag money (Yardbarker)

In an expected move (although coming much later than thought), New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham, through the NFL Players Association filed a grievance over Graham being designated a tight end and not a wide receiver when the team placed the franchise tag on him in March. Graham feels he should be paid as ..

Kristian: Hokie sizes up the Saints Draft needs

The NFL Draft is right around the corner, and who will hear their name called when the Saints go on the clock with the 27th pick in round one? It’s truly anyone’s guess. Heck, Coach Sean Payton and General Manager, Mickey Loomis won’t have an idea until around pick twenty-two. READ MORE: Detillier: Beckham gone ..