Saints 7-Round Mock Draft: Massive trade up lands shocking weapon for Derek Carr

Halfway to the Saints' first-round pick, they're faced with a situation that's almost too good to be true.
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. . Luke McCaffrey. player. WR. 5. 2279. . Luke McCaffrey. Luke McCaffrey

Speaking of going after value, that's exactly what the Saints do here with their final pick in the fifth round. Rice wide receiver Luke McCaffrey is, indeed, the younger brother of Christian. Anytime you can pluck from that bloodline, I'd say it's a good bet.

McCaffrey is one of the best there is at route running and finding creases in coverage. He isn't going to blow you away with speed, size or athleticism. But, the guy knows how to get open. And, that's something quarterbacks will appreciate more than just about anything else. Worst-case scenario, McCaffrey is an end-of-roster guy with special teams upside. But, something tells me he's going to be just fine and eventually work his way into a WR3 type of role wherever he lands.

. . player. Marcus Harris. . Marcus Harris. 6. 525. DL. Marcus Harris

In the sixth round, the Saints go back to the SEC defensive line well by selecting Auburn defensive lineman Marcus Harris. The Auburn product is undersized at 6-foot-2, 286 pounds. But, he's a smart player with quick, instinctive hands. He'll need to put on some more healthy mass in order not to get blown off his anchor so often, but he will also win many reps with technique. He's a high IQ type player.