Five rookies worthy of the Saints' first round pick


With the 27th overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, the New Orleans Saints select …. ?

When commissioner Roger Goodell reads that exact sentence, what name will he fill the blank with? Travis Dauro has a look at the top five prospects that deserve the Saints’ first round selection.

5. Antonio Richardson, OT, Tennessee

Antonio Richardson, OT, Tennessee


With Zach Strief’s status of returning to the Saints hanging in the air for now, drafting an offensive tackle with the Saints’ first round pick is certainly a logical option. Antonio Richardson is one of the top graded offensive tackles in the draft and could start from day one with the Saints. At 6-foot-6 and 327 lbs, Richardson is a monstrous player that could hold his own on the edge blocking both the run and the pass.

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