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And with the #14 Pick in the Arrowhead Pride Community Mock Draft, the New Orleans Saints Select...

I missed cmpotter's email earlier. Here is his post. -Chris


Illinois CB Vontae Davis

cmpotter with the pick...

The New Orleans Saints Have two glaring needs one more than the other. The defense hasn't been to good the last few years. Their offense is one of the best in the league, yet they still need a running back. Yes, Reggie Bush makes plays, but he isn't going to run between the tackles effectively and isn't big enough to carry the full load. That being said, their first pick needs to be on the defensive side of the ball. The Saints are a mirror image of the Kansas City Chiefs during the Vermeil era. One of the best offenses and one of the worst defenses. If the Saints aren't a playoff team this season, Sean Payton will need to get his resume back out and post it on He has already taken a $250,000 pay cut for the upcoming season. So...

With the 14th pick in the draft, the New Orleans Saints select Vontae Davis, CB from the University of Illinois. He has great size and athletic ability to compliment second year corner Tracy Porter. With Mike Mckenzie being cut and Jason David looking reminicent of Dextor McCleon, This pick makes to much sense. Davis listed at nearly 6' and 203lbs., can start right away and could also be moved to safety if needed, much like Antrell Rolle in Arizona. He is known for being a good tackler, and has the athletic ability to play in either man or zone. Davis should be a starter right away for the Saints and will help this struggling secondary get some respect in the tough NFC South.

Malcolm Jenkins is listed by most as the top corner in the draft, but he will most likely be a free safety. Davis will be a better corner and could also play safety if needed. Brian Cushing or Bennie Wells would have been a nice pick here and still may, but I believe they have to take a corner with this pick. The Saints have been filling needs on the defensive side of the ball with the resigning of Vilma, the signing of Paul Spicer(DT from the Jags), and Darren Shaper a sorely needed safety. With Gregg Williams at defensive coordinator, and the Vontae Davis helping compliment the rest of the defense, the Saints have a great shot at winning the division and getting playoffs this season.

Previous pick: T Michael Oher

Read more: Scouting Report (Mocking the Draft)

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Pick Round 1 Selection Date
1 Detroit Lions - UCrawford LB Aaron Curry Weds. March 10th
2 St. Louis Rams - Lanier63 OT Jason Smith Monday, March 16th
3 Kansas City Chiefs - TonyG88 OT Eugene Monroe Monday, March 16th
4 Seattle Seahawks - mikvogel DT B.J. Raji Tuesday, March 17th
5 Cleveland Browns - HIV2Elway WR Michael Crabtree Tuesday, March 17th
6 Cincinnati Bengals - mistamic OT Andre Smith Weds., March 18th
7 Oakland Raiders - mushin WR Jeremy Maclin Weds., March 18th
8 Jacksonville Jaguars - DThomasReigns WR Percy Harvin Thursday, March 19th
9 Green Bay Packers - JasonM DE/OLB Everette Brown
Thursday, March 19th
10 San Francisco 49ers - Harry Feltersnatch QB Matt Stafford Friday, March 20th
11 Buffalo Bills - ArrowDread LB Rey Maualuga Friday, March 20th
12 Denver Broncos - Keyser Sose DE Brian Orakpo Monday, March 23rd
13 Washington Redskins - Official Arrowhead Pride Parade T Michael Oher Monday, March 23rd
14 New Orleans Saints - cmpotter CB Vontae Davis
Tuesday, March 24th
15 Houston Texans - ChiefsDude
Tuesday, March 24th
16 San Diego Chargers - Helmets
Weds., March 25th
17 New York Jets - NJChief
Weds., March 25th
18 Chicago Bears - Holmeslice
Thursday, March 26th
19 Tampa Bay Buccaneers - madtheory
Thursday, March 26th
20 Detroit Lions (from Dallas) - UCrawford
Friday, March 27th
21 Philadelphia Eagles - Chiefsfan717
Friday, March 27th
22 Minnesota Vikings - kcsno56
Monday, March 30th
23 New England Patriots - connerman
Monday, March 30th
24 Atlanta Falcons - RedNose
Tuesday, March 31st
25 Miami Dolphins - shraggyj
Tuesday, March 31st
26 Baltimore Ravens - Ben S
Weds., April 1st
27 Indianapolis Colts - craig in calgary
Weds., April 1st
28 Philadelphia Eagles (from Carolina) - Chiefsfan717
Thursday, April 2nd
29 New York Giants - ChiefsFan90s
Thursday, April 2nd
30 Tennessee Titans - Lvl.99
Friday, April 3rd
31 Arizona Cardinals - THE_TRUTH
Friday, April 3rd
32 Pittsburgh Steelers - McWhirt33
Monday, April 6th

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