Demario Davis has received his latest honor from the New Orleans Saints. Davis has been selected, along with 32 other representatives from respective teams, to announce the team’s day two draft selections this weekend.
Davis has earned his right to be honored by the Saints. Besides the incredible story of his ascension as an NFL star, Davis has held down the middle of the Saints defense despite the constant rotation of other linebackers in the team’s lineup.
Davis spent five years with the New York Jets inserting a year in the middle with the Cleveland Browns before making his way to the black and gold. Since coming to New Orleans, Davis hasn’t missed a single start in his three years here.
The New Orleans Saints selected linebacker Demario Davis to announce one of their day two NFL Draft selections this weekend.
In those years, Davis has 340 tackles, 13.0 sacks, 32 tackles for a loss, 32 hits on the quarterback, and one interception. He also added one first-team All-Pro selection in 2019, but he didn’t make it to the Pro-Bowl in that same year in a phenomenon occurrence.
Either way, Davis has proven for the last three years to be the only solid piece that they can count on in the middle of the field. With linebackers on speed dial, the Saints have had vast injuries and benchings at the position — except Davis.
Now, the team is offering Davis an interesting honor. On day two, Davis is going to announce one of the Saints’ draft picks. During day two, the Saints have one second-round pick and two third-round picks. It is unknown which Davis will announce.
Here’s the full list of who teams will have announce their picks from The Athletic’s Jay Morrison.
Demario Davis will look to continue his durable career in 2021 with even better statistics than before. Who knows, Davis might just announce the selection of the player that will play alongside him this season.