Making the case for Gregory and Gurley

I made the case for Marcus Peters first in large part because I actually think he could be a good pick for the Saints. I’m not of the same opinion for either Gurley or Gregory, although for different reasons. Nevertheless I think it’s important for each guy to ‘get his day in court’ so to […]

MIAMI, FL - SEPTEMBER 13: Phillip Dorsett #4 of the Miami Hurricanes rushes during a game against the Arkansas State Red Wolves at Sunlife Stadium on September 13, 2014 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Who the mock drafts have the Saints picking at 13 and 31

I put together a little grid of 22 different mocks out there and who they have the Saints picking with their two first round picks. Check it out:   Site 13th Pick 31st Pick Andrew Juge / Saints Nation Danny Shelton, DT, Washigton Eric Kendricks, ILB, UCLA Todd McShay / ESPN Vic Beasley, OLB, Clemson Phillip […]


Arguing for Marcus Peters to the Saints

Between me and every other person who owns a keyboard and a twitter account I think the Saints draft possibilities have been covered ad nauseum. After my guest appearance on the Chronic Podcast (thanks again Andrew and Ralph) I think everyone has a pretty clear understanding of where I stand on the draft and who […]

SEATTLE, WA - SEPTEMBER 13:  Nose tackle Danny Shelton #55 of the Washington Huskies looks on prior to the game against the Illinois Fighting Illini on September 13, 2014 at Husky Stadium in Seattle, Washington.  (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Saints Nation Mock Draft 4.0

I didn’t love my last mock draft and now that I’m armed with my brand new shiny Saints draft board, I’m ready to draft and stay true to it. Same deal, I’m going 7 rounds and only doing the Saints picks through the Draft Simulator using the composite of all the boards.   1st round, […]


Thoughts on Saints schedule

At the bottom you’ll find the Saints schedule, not that you haven’t already seen and digested it many times now. I’m late in giving my opinion on it but I wanted to at least give it its just due and acknowledgement. The first word that came to mind when I saw this schedule was “manageable”. […]


Podcast: Breaking Down Saints Schedule

The boys break down the Saints 2015 schedule finish Round 3 of ‘Best Sean Payton Draft Pick Tourney’ Take Twitter Questions Ramble about the Draft PS: Donate and the audio quality stays awesome and we have a podcast. Don’t forget to download our Iphone app! Itunes.

BOULDER, CO - OCTOBER 25:  Linebacker Eric Kendricks #6 of the UCLA Bruins runs with the football after making an interception during the first quarter against the Colorado Buffaloes at Folsom Field on October 25, 2014 in Boulder, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Saints 2015 Draft Board 3.0

It’s been almost two months since I last did a Saints draft board. I’ve given a lot of time studying these prospects, watching film, and discussing all the pros and cons. This time I’m removing all running backs, quarterbacks and safeties from the board. Simply put, I would lose my mind if the Saints drafted […]


Podcast: Everything you need to know for the Saints 2015 draft

Andrew Juge and Brian Pavek of The Saints Nation join Ralph to break down 2015 NFL Draft in hard core Mel Kiper Jr type style. Including: deepest and weakest positions in 2015 Draft best fits for Saints most overrated and underrated guys Draft Scenarios to root for Plus Hardcore Twitter Draft Questions PS: Donate and […]

CLEMSON, SC - AUGUST 31:  Stephone Anthony #42 of the Clemson Tigers during their game at Memorial Stadium on August 31, 2013 in Clemson, South Carolina.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

More defensive players for the Saints to consider

You thought I was done, think again! I gave you ESPN’s top 20 rated defensive players yesterday and I’m giving you 21 through 45 today. Once again I examine their fit for the Saints. The first list is of course the focus, but with 5 picks in the first 3 rounds you have to imagine […]

LINCOLN, NE - NOVEMBER 16: Defensive end Randy Gregory #44 of the Nebraska Cornhuskers reacts after a tackle during their game at against the Michigan State Spartans Memorial Stadium on November 16, 2013 in Lincoln, Nebraska. (Photo by Eric Francis/Getty Images)

Who are the best defensive players in the 2015 NFL draft?

The Saints are going to draft DEFENSE DEFENSE DEFENSE in this draft. That much we know. But who are the best defensive players anyway? I’ve listed twenty below, many of which we should be considering for the Saints at both 13 and 31 overall. These are the top 20 defensive players in the NFL draft […]

COLUMBIA, MO - SEPTEMBER 13:  Defensive lineman Shane Ray #56 of the Missouri Tigers rushes as offensive linesman Torrian Wilson #72 of the UCF Knights tries to block during the game at on September 13, 2014 at Faurot Field in Columbia, Missouri.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Saints Nation Mock Draft 3.0

It’s been about a month since I did my last mock draft and the time feels right to offer up a new one now that we’re inside 2 weeks away from the big day. Much like last time I’m going to use the Fanspeak Draft Simulator because I know you don’t care who the other teams select. Instead […]


Brian’s rules for drafting part 2

There is always a ton of debate within a teams fanbase on what position should be taken and who the best fit is for their team (at least for the teams first round pick). Rule number one for me is ‘know your team'; simply put it means you dont take players high in the draft […]


Podcast: Saints Sign Anthony Spencer and maybe Greg Jennings

The boys discuss: Anthony Spencer and Greg Jennings signing Everyone plays ‘Real Life Draft’ Continue ‘Best Sean Payton Draft Pick’ Bracket’ Your Twitter questions PS: Donate and the audio quality stays awesome and we have a podcast. Don’t forget to download our Iphone app! Itunes.


Brian’s rules for drafting

As the night of the Draft approaches, you can expect the number of ‘final’ mock drafts to increase, pet theories and conspiracies to run rampant, and various other ways for all of us interested in it to do our best Miss Cleo impersonations. The truth is that none of us have any idea how the […]