A look back at New Orleans Saints 2018 draft, presented by Dixie Beer

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A look back at New Orleans Saints 2018 draft, presented by Dixie Beer
A look back at New Orleans Saints 2018 draft, presented by Dixie Beer

The New Orleans Saints traded up in the first round of the 2018 NFL draft for defensive end Marcus Davenport at pick No. 14, a move that took many analysts by surprise but showed again how aggressive the team's front office is. Davenport, out of the University of Texas-San Antonio, was seen as a bookend to the dominant Cameron Jordan, and a safety net for defensive end Alex Okafor, who was coming off of an Achilles injury suffered during the 2017 season. Davenport went on to play 13 games for the Saints in 2018 and put up a strong 4.5 sacks. Next, the Saints selected Central Florida wide receiver Tre'Quan Smith at pick No. 91. With the injury of wide receiver Ted Ginn Jr. at the beginning of

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