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New Orleans Saints 2021 NFL Mock Draft Roundup 8.0

Throughout the year and leading up to the 2021 NFL draft, we will update our New Orleans Saints Mock Draft Roundup showing picks for the New Orleans Saints from several prominent sites and draft analysts.

The following are picks in recent mock drafts for the Saints:

EDSFootball - Hanson (4/1)

28. Tyson Campbell, CB, Georgia

Not only did the Saints release Janoris Jenkins, but Marshon Lattimore (and all of the team's corners) will be unrestricted free agents in 2022 except for Grant Haley (RFA) and Keith Washington (ERFA), per data from Spotrac. And even though the Saints salary-cap situation improves slightly in 2022, only five teams have less salary-cap space in 2022, per Over the Cap.

Former high school teammates with CB1 (Patrick Surtain II) of this mock, Campbell isn't the refined prospect his former high school teammate is, but the former five-star recruit's blend of speed (sub-4.4 forty), size/length (6-foot-1, 32-inch arms) and change-of-direction ability is as special as any cornerback prospect in this draft class.

ESPN - McShay (4/1)

28. Elijah Moore, WR, Mississippi

The cap-strapped Saints' roster took a hit in March, with multiple impact players heading elsewhere for more money or, in the case of Drew Brees, retiring. Will it be Jameis Winston or Taysom Hill at quarterback -- or both? Regardless, New Orleans has to have more weapons in the pass game, especially with Emmanuel Sanders and Jared Cook not coming back. Moore operates mainly out of the slot, and he has the hands and burst to pick up big chunks of yardage. He was second in the nation to DeVonta Smith in catches and yards last season.

Baltimore Sun - Doon (3/31)

28. Greg Newsome, CB, Northwestern

After the departure of Janoris Jenkins, the Saints are thin at corner behind Marshon Lattimore and don't have the cap space to add one. Newsome solidified his status as a first-round pick with strong testing numbers at his pro day after a standout junior season.

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2020 NFL Power Rankings: New Orleans Saints

Throughout the 2020 NFL season, we will compile a consensus NFL Power Rankings that averages the rankings of all 32 NFL teams.

Here is where the New Orleans Saints rank in terms of average, best and worst in our consensus Post-Draft NFL Power Rankings:

Below you will find a Week 17 roundup for the Saints in our consensus 2020 NFL Power Rankings.

The Athletic -- Rank: 4

Trey Hendrickson, DL: His career year has come at the perfect time. Hendrickson is tied for third with 12.5 sacks and tied for seventh with 24 QB hits. He's hit the quarterback on 7.7 percent of his pass-rush chances, which ranks fifth among 196 qualifying players. Hendrickson has just one season of elite production, but he's only 26.

CBS Sports -- Rank: 5

It's about time they gave Alvin Kamara more carries. He was special against Minnesota to lock up the division title.

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New Orleans Saints: 2020 NFL Schedule

Below you will find the weekly NFL regular-season schedule for the Saints in 2020.

MORE: Team-by-Team List of 2021 NFL Opponents

Week 1Sun., Sept. 13vs. Tampa Bay BuccaneersW 34-23
Week 2Mon., Sept. 21at Las Vegas RaidersL 34-24
Week 3Sun., Sept. 27vs. Green Bay PackersL 37-30
Week 4Sun., Oct. 4at Detroit LionsW 35-29
Week 5Mon., Oct. 12vs. Los Angeles ChargersW 30-27 (OT)
Week 6BYE
Week 7Sun., Oct. 25vs. Carolina PanthersW 27-24
Week 8Sun., Nov. 1at Chicago BearsW 26-23 (OT)
Week 9Sun., Nov. 8at Tampa Bay BuccaneersW 38-3
Week 10Sun., Nov. 15vs. San Francisco 49ersW 27-13
Week 11Sun., Nov. 22vs. Atlanta FalconsW 24-9
Week 12Sun., Nov. 29at Denver BroncosW 31-3
Week 13Sun., Dec. 6at Atlanta FalconsW 21-16
Week 14Sun., Dec. 13at Philadelphia EaglesL 24-21
Week 15Sun., Dec. 20vs. Kansas City ChiefsL 32-29
Week 16Fri., Dec. 25vs. Minnesota VikingsW 52-33
Week 17Sun., Jan. 3at Carolina PanthersW 33-7

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New Orleans Saints 2020 Draft Results

The table below are all of the 2020 NFL Draft picks selected by the New Orleans Saints.

124Cesar RuizCMichigan
374Zack BaunLBWisconsin
3105Adam TrautmanTEDayton
7240Tommy StevensQBMississippi State

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New Orleans Saints Fantasy Football ADPs

When it comes time to draft our fantasy football teams, it's helpful to know where players are typically being selected in fantasy football drafts.

As we approach the 2021 NFL season, the tool that helps us understand where players are being selected, on average, is fantasy football average draft position (ADP).

Using data from Fantasy Football Calculator, we have set up pages for all fantasy-relevant players that depicts their current trends in standard-scoring and PPR-scoring ADPs.

The chart below displays the Fantasy Football Average Draft Position (ADP) movement over the past 30 days for New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas in 12-team standard-scoring formats.

Michael Thomas Average Draft Position

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