The first round of the 2017 NFL Draft came to a close Thursday night when the New Orleans Saints made Wisconsin offensive tackle Ryan Ramczyk the 32nd pick of this year’s event. Now, the Browns, having already added Myles Garrett, Jabrill Peppers, and David Njoku, still have an array of top prospects to add to their depleted roster this fall. When is the 2nd round of the NFL draft?
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The New Orleans Saints' last-ranked pass defense is adding the first cornerback taken in this year's NFL draft. New Orleans also acquired more blocking for 38-year-old star quarterback Drew Brees. The Saints selected Ohio State's Marshon Lattimore with the 11th overall pick in the NFL draft on Thursday night, then closed out the round by taking Wisconsin offensive tackle Ryan Ramczyk 32nd overall.
PHILADELPHIA– The New Orleans Saints took cornerback Marshon Lattimore with the No. 11 pick in the 2017 NFL Draft. Lattimore becomes the first Ohio State Buckeye off the draft board this year. While at Cleveland’s Glenville High School, he played cornerback and wide receiver, and was a finalist for the Army Player of the Year Award. The 6 foot and 193-pound cornerback missed his freshman year at OSU because of hamstring surgery. He started one season, but was a first-team All-Big Ten pick with four interceptions. Lattimore’s Ohio State teammates safety Malik Hooker was the No. 15 pick, heading to the Indianapolis Colts. The Raiders selected OSU cornerback Gareon Conley at No. 24.
Marshon Lattimore shined in his final season at Ohio State, but hamstring injuries throughout his college career kept him from reaching his full potential before that. Lattimore will have a shot to show what he’s capable of with the New Orleans Saints after being selected with the No. 11 pick in the 2017 NFL draft. Now we’ll see if Lattimore can take his game to the next level with the Saints.
The New Orleans Saints filled an important role and got to take what was arguably the best player available when they selected cornerback Marshon Lattimore 11th in the 2017 NFL Draft. Here are five quick facts Saints fans should know about WhoDat Nation's newest addition. 1. Athleticism grades well Lattimore's athleticism graded well at the NFL Combine in March. He ranked in the top three for his position in the 40-yard dash and vertical jump, running 4.36 (fifth best time overall) and jumping 38.5 inches (tied for 12th best overall), and also ranked second in his position in the broad jump with a 136.0-inch jump (tied for 11th best overall). 2. He's inexperienced, but ready to make an impact
AVONDALE, La. – Jordan Spieth and Ryan Palmer can’t get enough of this team concept. First, they shot a 6-under 66 in alternate shot to share the lead at the Zurich Classic. And on Thursday night they headed to the New Orleans Saints’ facility to watch how the team prepares to make the 11th pick in the NFL Draft. “It’ll be really cool just kind of sitting in the back and watching that process take shape,” Spieth said. “I’ve always wondered what it’s like.” It’s Palmer’s second time in the Draft war room, after attending a few years ago with his caddie, James Edmondson. “They’re actually watching Shot Tracker more than anything,” Palmer said. “You’d be surprised. They’re watching what we’re doing
Expect the unexpected when the New Orleans Saints are on the clock in the 2017 NFL Draft. The team has pressing needs on offense and defense, which should make for an entertaining seven rounds of selections. Here's a rundown of the Saints' draft slots: -- Round 1, No. 11 pick overall -- Round 1, No. 32 pick overall -- Round 2, No. 42 overall -- Round 3, No. 76 overall -- Round 3, No. 103 overall -- Round 5, No. 154 overall -- Round 6, No. 196 overall -- Round 7, No. 229 overall Follow below -- or click here -- for live updates from Philadelphia.