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NO: Stephone Anthony Quick Recap


The New Orleans Saints needed help on defense, and the selection of linebacker Stephone Anthony deliberately addresses such need. However, I can’t help but feel this is a bit of a reach for the linebacker.

On most mocks, Anthony was slated to go mid to late second round, so his first round selection is a bit of an eyebrow-raiser. However, as stated, he does fit a need for Rob Ryan‘s defense. And for the Saints, the use of their second of two first rounders seemed like the right option.

It’s a risky selection for New Orleans, but then again, aren’t they all?

Instant Grade: C-

 

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Editor in Chief and co-founder of Riverfront City Sports and Sports Grumble, Doepel is a Cincinnati native who lives and breathes Queen City sports. A University of the Cumberlands graduate with degrees in Journalism and Communication Arts, Doepel still resides in the Greater Cincinnati area to provide easy access to the riverfront stadiums.
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