The opponent lineup wasn't the only thing that we were waiting for regarding the Saints and next season going into Sunday night's Raiders-Chargers game. With the results, we know the team's draft position for the 2022 season. New Orleans will select 18th Overall.
Here's the current draft order.
Current NFL Draft Order
- Giants (via Bears)
- Jets (via Seahawks)
- Eagles (via Dolphins)
- Eagles (via Colts)
2022 Saints Draft Picks
- Round 1
- Round 2
- Round 3 (Compensatory)
- Round 4
- Round 5
- Round 7
New Orleans was stripped of its Round 6 pick due to violating COVID-19 guidelines, and are also slated to get at least one compensatory pick from Terry Fontenot that's reflected. They could also gain other comp picks via Trey Hendrickson and other free agents. The original Round 3 pick is part of the conditions for getting Bradley Roby from the Texans.
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