June 29th, 2012
The Saints arrived late to this year’s draft party.
Thanks to last year’s draft day trade with the New England Patriots and the NFL‘s bounty penalty that took away their second-round pick, the Saints had to wait 88 picks before making their selection in this year’s draft.
Fortunately for the Saints there weren’t many glaring needs that needed to be addressed through the draft. Their offense is lethal, and through free agency they have been able to add quality players to the defense.
That doesn’t mean they did not pick up some talented players in the draft though. Here are five rookies that have the potential to have an immediate impact.
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