Grading the Draft: New Orleans Saints

The weeks leading up to the draft, it was well known that New Orleans was desperately trying to trade its pair of first round picks to move up into the top five. When they finally made a move and acquired the sixth selection, their choice was a little surprising.
May 27, 2003

Scouting Report: Melvin Williams

Moved into a full-time starting position last year and posted 37 tackles, 7.5 tackles for Loss, five sacks while also breaking up 3 passes. Started 4 games the prior year totaling 33/16/8.5. Top back-up as a sophomore.
March 24, 2003

Partial results from the offensive linemen

A look at partial results from the offensive linemen who took the turf today at the RCA Dome as the first non-kickers to take part in official combine workouts.
February 21, 2003

2003 Defensive End Rankings

Though this year's group of defensive ends are deficient stopping the run, one thing's for sure - the players at the top excel at rushing the passer, and that will bring a smile to the face of many general managers. Four are projected for the first round with another pair knocking on the door.
February 16, 2003