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Saints Top Fantasy Players

These are the top fantasy football players of the New Orleans Saints as ranked by Average Draft Position (ADP) in PPR-format mock drafts.

Data as of April 21, 2021.

# Name Pos Team ADP Bye
1 Alvin Kamara RB NO 1.04 6
2 Michael Thomas WR NO 2.11 6
3 Latavius Murray RB NO 9.02 6
4 Taysom Hill QB NO 10.11 6
5 Tre'Quan Smith WR NO 13.12 6
6 New Orleans Defense DEF NO 14.01 6
7 Drew Brees QB NO 14.02 6
8 Wil Lutz PK NO 14.03 6
9 Adam Trautman TE NO 14.05 6
10 Jameis Winston QB NO 14.05 6
11 Deonte Harris WR NO 14.06 6

Alvin Kamara

Alvin Kamara's current ADP is 1.04, which is the 4th pick of the 1st round, and 4th selection overall.

Alvin Kamara Average Draft Position PPR

Michael Thomas

Michael Thomas's current ADP is 2.11, which is the 11th pick of the 2nd round, and 23rd selection overall.

Michael Thomas Average Draft Position PPR

Latavius Murray

Latavius Murray's current ADP is 9.02, which is the 2nd pick of the 9th round, and 98th selection overall.

Latavius Murray Average Draft Position PPR

Taysom Hill

Taysom Hill's current ADP is 10.11, which is the 11th pick of the 10th round, and 119th selection overall.

Taysom Hill Average Draft Position PPR

Tre'Quan Smith

Tre'Quan Smith's current ADP is 13.12, which is the 12th pick of the 13th round, and 155th selection overall.

Tre'Quan Smith Average Draft Position PPR

New Orleans Defense

New Orleans Defense's current ADP is 14.01, which is the 1st pick of the 14th round, and 157th selection overall.

New Orleans Defense Average Draft Position PPR

Drew Brees

Drew Brees's current ADP is 14.02, which is the 2nd pick of the 14th round, and 158th selection overall.

Drew Brees Average Draft Position PPR

Wil Lutz

Wil Lutz's current ADP is 14.03, which is the 3rd pick of the 14th round, and 159th selection overall.

Wil Lutz Average Draft Position PPR

Adam Trautman

Adam Trautman's current ADP is 14.05, which is the 5th pick of the 14th round, and 160th selection overall.

Adam Trautman Average Draft Position PPR

Jameis Winston

Jameis Winston's current ADP is 14.05, which is the 5th pick of the 14th round, and 161st selection overall.

Jameis Winston Average Draft Position PPR

Deonte Harris

Deonte Harris's current ADP is 14.06, which is the 6th pick of the 14th round, and 161st selection overall.

Deonte Harris Average Draft Position PPR

New Orleans Saints 2020 Schedule

Week Home/Away Opponent
1 Home Tampa Bay Buccaneers
2 Away Las Vegas Raiders
3 Home Green Bay Packers
4 Away Detroit Lions
5 Home Los Angeles Chargers
7 Home Carolina Panthers
8 Away Chicago Bears
9 Away Tampa Bay Buccaneers
10 Home San Francisco 49ers
11 Home Atlanta Falcons
12 Away Denver Broncos
13 Away Atlanta Falcons
14 Away Philadelphia Eagles
15 Home Kansas City Chiefs
16 Home Minnesota Vikings
17 Away Carolina Panthers

New Orleans Saints News

Boston Scott, Signs tender with Philly

Scott has signed his exclusive-rights tender with the Eagles, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Analysis: With only two accredited seasons to his name, Scott will need to wait until next spring for his first shot at restricted free agency. He's a clear No. 2 on Philadelphia's backfield depth chart heading into April, but there's still plenty of time for the team to add competition before training camp. Scott averaged 4.7 yards on 80 carries and 8.5 yards on 25 catches last season, though he barely got any touches when Miles Sanders was healthy. Scott's four starts accounted for 51 of his 80 carries (64 percent) and nine of his 25 receptions (36 percent).

Boston Scott player page.

April 1, 2021 11:13 AM EST


Willie Snead, Lands in Las Vegas

Snead agreed to a one-year contract with the Raiders on Friday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

Analysis: Snead is the second veteran wideout to join the Raiders in free agency, alongside fellow potential starter John Brown. While Brown operates best as a deep threat, Snead's skillset lends him to usage in the slot, as does his reliability as a blocker in the running game. After Henry Ruggs and Bryan Edwards failed to live up expectations as immediate starters in their rookie campaigns, the addition of two veteran wideouts could alleviate some pressure from them as sophomores.

Willie Snead player page.

March 26, 2021 10:58 AM EST


Dan Arnold, Moving on to Carolina

The Panthers and Arnold agreed to a two-year contract Friday, Peter Schrager of Fox Sports reports.

Analysis: Since the Cardinals plucked him off waivers in December 2019, Arnold developed a nice connection with Kyler Murray, reeling in 37 of 55 passes for 540 yards and six touchdowns in 19 games. Such production equates to an impressive 9.8 yards per target, with 16.2 percent of his catches going for scores. Arnold will slot in at the top of the Panthers' tight end depth chart.

Dan Arnold player page.

March 19, 2021 6:30 PM EST


Jared Cook, Replacing Hunter Henry in L.A.

Cook is signing a one-year contract with the Chargers, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

Analysis: The deal has a maximum value of $6 million, so the cap hit presumably will be less than that. Cook likely will be the passing-down replacement for Hunter Henry, who played 87 percent of the Chargers' offensive snaps in his 14 games last season. Cook wasn't too far from that type of workload in his two seasons with the Raiders (2017-18), but his snap share dipped to 55 percent and then 46 percent in two years for the Saints. He'll turn 34 in April, joining a team that has only Donald Parham and Matt Sokol under contract at tight end. Parham did make a few big plays last season, and there's still more than enough time for the Chargers to add more talent.

Jared Cook player page.

March 18, 2021 10:48 AM EST


Justin Hardee, Reaches deal with Jets

Hardee signed a three-year deal with the Jets on Tuesday, Nick Underhill of NewOrleans.Football reports.

Analysis: The exact terms of compensation were not disclosed at the time of signing. Hardee spent the first four seasons of his career with the Saints, primarily as a special teams contributor. He'll likely maintain that role with the Jets.

Justin Hardee player page.

March 16, 2021 5:19 PM EST