The third round in the NFL Draft definitely gets a lot more unpredictable in the third round. The Saints have two picks in the third round too.
Here is the link to my first two rounds in the draft. The first round is really not that hard to go down the list and insert different players. Let alone, the second round does stray away from expert predictions a bit. Teams tend to go off the cuff a bit. Furthermore, starting in the third round anything can happen. Trades can occur. Teams may draft a player that’s way outside of the norm.
Above all, there is no certainty that teams may draft the best player available versus need. Having two picks in the third round gives the Saints plenty of options. The draft is deep in certain areas ,and the Black and Gold can score some talent that can get on the field right away in 2017.
Also, the compensatory picks were added after the official third round was complete. Unfortunately, the Saints did not acquire any. However, the Saints did add one because of the trade with the New England Patriots. The Patriots will still have their #96 pick. The compensatory pick though was given to the Saints with the trade. So without further delay, here is the third round…