New Orleans Saints: Top 3 worst first-round draft picks since 2000
The New Orleans Saints haven’t messed up very many draft picks ever, but there were some flukes in the last decade that didn’t pan out.
The New Orleans Saints are notorious for the wise use of their pick selection throughout the years. The Saints have had some picks go on to be stars and even some potential future Hall-of-Famers.
Think back to wide receiver, Michael Thomas; defensive end, Cameron Jordan; running back Alvin Kamara; lineman, Andrus Peat; cornerback, Marshon Lattimore; safety, Marcus Williams; lineman Terron Armstead.
Most of the Saints’ starting lineup is draft picks that they have chosen in the last decade. However, no matter how good you are, there is always bound to be some mistakes made along the way, and this is no different.
After all, we were about to just include the first-round picks since 2010, but there were too many that were too good.
The New Orleans Saints have their share of draft picks that weren’t that good over the last two decades or didn’t pan out with the team. Here are the top three worst first-round draft picks by the Saints in the last decade.