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New Orleans Saints snag hometown wide receiver in recent mock draft

The New Orleans Saints have multiple areas they could target with the No. 24 pick in the NFL Draft. Wide receiver, cornerback, linebacker and offensive line are all positions that could use additional depth heading into 2020.

However, there are one of those positions that need a bit more than help than the others, and that is wide receiver. Michael Thomas, who set the record for receptions in a season and also had the league-high in yards, was outstanding.

After him, there really wasn’t an impactful receiver on the team. Tre’Quan Smith was subpar in his second season and Keith Kirkwood spent the bulk of the year on the injured reserve all while Ted Ginn Jr.