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Saints Day 1 Draft Analysis

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Now that the New Orleans Saints have made their first two picks, breaks down why they're coming to New Orleans, with quotes from coaches as to why the Saints chose the players they did and what they have to offer New Orleans in 2008. It's instant draft analysis at

Sedrick Ellis (first round pick, CB, Southern California) Why Ellis? New Orleans had an anemic pass rush last year, registering just 33 sacks. That lack of pressure had a palpable effect on both the Saints run and pass defense. But it had a larger impact on the pass defense, where the Saints were ranked near the bottom of the NFL in both total passing and passes of 40 or more yards allowed... Recommended Stories

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