New Orleans Saints 2009 Draft Evaluation


Published: April 16, 2009


... draft with many needs to address but lack draft picks. The Saints only have four picks in the 2009 draft.

The draft picks the Saints have are a first, two fourth rounders , and a sixth-round draft pick.

The Saints lost picks in the this draft due to trades for players like Jonathan Vilma and Jeremy Shockey. Although I must say, Vilma has already proved to be worth  his third-round pick. Many would argue and say he was a definite steal.

Jeremy Shockey missed some of the season due to injury and needs to prove in 2009 he was worth the second and fifth-round picks we gave up to acquire him .

New Orleans has many positions that need to be addressed, mainly on the defensive side of the ball.

Here are the positions of need and I will list them in order from what I believe are the biggest needs. I will evaluate why the Saints should address all of these problems. The needs are cornerback, safety, linebacker, offensive line, defensive end  and r...

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