Black and Gold X’s and O’s| What Kind Of Player Are The Saints Targeting?


Published: April 20, 2009


... >column, the Saints main emphasis this offseason has to be on finishing. Finishing plays, finishing drives, finishing drives, finishing on third-and-short situations.

They've brought in some players in free agency who fit this bill. Now they need to bring in these same kind of players through the draft, and let's not forget rookie free agency, which begins literally the second "Mr. Irrelevant" is selected.

With only four picks in the 2009 draft (as of Monday at 9:38 AM PT), the Saints will likely be active searching for talent once the draft is completed.

This is an area the team has had success with in recent years. Most notably, Pierre Thomas was acquired after the draft. He is now the presumed starting tailback going into training camp.

So without further ado, here are a list of players the Saints should be targeting by round, or after the draft.

(Note:  This is also a little bit o...

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