A look at every New Orleans Saints draft pick since 2013 — and who’s still on the roster

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With the 2023 NFL Draft beginning Thursday, now is as good a time as ever to take a full look back on the New Orleans Saints’ selections over the past decade. Here they are, year by year, round by round, along with notations about the players’ value as a primary starter, as defined by Pro Football Reference.

Bold names signify players who are still active with the Saints unless otherwise noted.


  • Round 1, No. 15: Kenny Vaccaro, DB (7x primary starter)
  • Round 3, No. 75: Terron Armstead, OL (4x Pro Bowl, 8x primary starter); Miami Dolphins
  • Round 3, No. 82: John Jenkins, DL (1x primary starter); Las Vegas Raiders
  • Round 5, No. 144: Kenny Stills, WR (5x primary starter)
  • Round 6, No. 183: Rufus Johnson, DL


  • Round 1, No. 20: Brandin Cooks, WR (9x primary starter); Dallas Cowboys
  • Round 2, No. 58: Stanley Jean-Baptiste, DB
  • Round 4, No. 126: Khairi Fortt, LB
  • Round 5, No. 167: Vinnie Sunseri, DB
  • Round 5, No. 169: Ronald Powell, LB
  • Round 6, No. 202: Tavon Rooks, OL


  • Round 1, No. 13: Andrus Peat, OL (3x Pro Bowl, 6x primary starter)
  • Round 1, No. 31: Stephone Anthony, LB (1x primary starter)
  • Round 2, No. 44: Hau’oli Kikaha, LB (1x primary starter)
  • Round 3, No. 75: Garrett Grayson, QB
  • Round 3, No. 78: PJ Williams, DB (2x primary starter)
  • Round 5, No. 148: Davis Tull, LB
  • Round 5, No. 154: Tyeler Davison, DL (6x primary starter); free agent
  • Round 5, No. 167: Damian Swann, DB
  • Round 7, No. 230: Marcus Murphy, RB


  • Round 1, No. 12: Sheldon Rankins, DL (3x primary starter); Houston Texans
  • Round 2, No. 47: Michael Thomas, WR (2x first-team All-Pro, 3x Pro Bowl, 4x primary starter)
  • Round 2, No. 61: Vonn Bell, DB (5x primary starter); Carolina Panthers
  • Round 4, No. 120: David Onyemata, DL (4x primary starter); Atlanta Falcons
  • Round 7, No. 237: Daniel Lasco, RB


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