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NFL draft 2017: Time, TV schedule, and more for Rounds 2-3

Friday, April 28th, 2017

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?

Saints draft cornerback, offensive lineman in 1st round

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

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.

Cleveland native, former Buckeye Marshon Lattimore goes to New Orleans Saints

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

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 will be star for Saints if he stays healthy

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

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.

How to watch the 2017 NFL Draft: Live stream, start time, first round and more

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

After being held in New York City for decades, the draft moved to Chicago in 2015 and will now be held outdoors in its return to Philly this year. Finally, if you have access to the NFL Network, you can also watch the draft there.

Marshon Lattimore: 5 things to know about the Saints’ first pick

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

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

New Orleans Saints NFL draft picks: 2017 round-by-round results, grades

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

The New Orleans Saints have finished 79 in each of the last three seasons, despite having one of the league's top offenses. The problem with the Saints is in those seasons they finished 31st, 31st and 27th in total defense. How will they use their picks in the NFL draft?

Spieth, Palmer visit Saints Draft ‘war room’

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

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

2017 NFL mock draft: The 49ers can shake up the first round with the 2nd pick

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports There’s one pick that looks obvious and then it’s all ¯¯_(?)_/¯ after that. The Cleveland Browns have decided who the No. 1 pick will be this year. While we’ll likely have to wait until after Roger Goodell

Saints in 2017 NFL Draft: Marshon Lattimore selected with 11th pick; Saints have 32nd pick

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

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.