Thursday, March 6, 2014
McShay Mock 3.0: Saints
By Matt Williamson
Todd McShay’s third 2014 NFL mock draft for 2014 is out on ESPN Insider today.
For the New Orleans Saints, cornerback is the top need. They have very little salary cap wiggle room to help that spot in free agency, so it is quite possible that they use their first-round pick to find a partner for Keenan Lewis. Drafting a safety to team with last year’s promising first-rounder, Kenny Vaccaro, also makes a lot of sense if Malcolm Jenkins moves on in free agency, which seems likely.
On the other side of the ball, the offensive line might need a right tackle and/or center when the draft rolls around, but Sean Payton understands where his bread is buttered and it wouldn’t shock me if the Saints just can’t pass on a promising wide receiver in Round 1.
Whom does McShay have the Saints drafting at No. 27? Let's take a look :
McShay: New Orleans Saints -- OT Morgan Moses, Virginia
The Saints have a need at corner, but I think Moses would be a tempting option at this point. Moses has very good size and length, the only question for the Saints is if they view him as a right tackle with Terron Armstead on the left side, as Moses looked a lot more natural at left tackle in 2013 than he did previously at right tackle.