Fleur-De-Lis Fever | The Saints All-Time Best Draft Picks: Offense

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Published: April 23, 2009


... have also netted some fantastic players. The Saints have drafted numerous all-pro selections and a couple of potential hall-of-famers.

Broken down by position, here are the Saints' best offensive draft picks:


Quarterback: Archie Manning

While Archie is now known more for being the father of two Super Bowl MVPs, he had a decent career for himself.

Manning was named to the Pro Bowl in 1978 and 1979 and was NFC Offensive Player of the Year in 1978.  He passed for nearly 24,000 yards in his career despite playing behind terrible offensive lines. 

Despite the team's lack of the success with Archie at quarterback, he is still held in high regard by many New Orleanians.


Running Back: Deuce McAllister

Another former Ole Miss Rebel makes the cut as one of the Saints all-time best draft picks.  Despite having top-five talent, concerns about injuries allowed McAllister...

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