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Keeping Up With The NFC South: Everyone Took a Wide Receiver

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Stay updated on what players Atlanta will play twice a year and see who our NFC South enemies (and the Buccaneers) took in the 2014 NFL draft. And do you want way too early draft grades from Pete Prisco of CBS Sports? We've got that too!

This article was originally about the lack of mental health awareness in New Orleans.
This article was originally about the lack of mental health awareness in New Orleans.
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Let us know what you think about the NFC South drafts, and enjoy the musings in Prisco's super early draft grades.

New Orleans Saints

The Saints traded up for a wide receiver, look to be building an oversized secondary, and picked up their 18th safety. Apparently they didn't feel like they needed to address their offensive line. Lets see how well that works out. And everyone cross your fingers that Brandin Cooks turns into another Robert Meachem.

Round 1 Oregon St. WR Brandin Cooks

Round 2 Nebraska DB Stanley Jean-Baptiste

Round 4 California ILB Khairi Fortt

Round 5 Alabama SS Vinnie Sunseri

Round 5 Florida OLB Ronald Powell

Round 6 Kansas OT Tavon Rooks

New Orleans Saints: The Saints needed to get speed and first-round receiver Brandin Cooks will add it. I like second-round corner Stanley Jean-Baptiste, a bigger corner. They went heavy on defense. Grade: B

Carolina Panthers

This offensive line is going to be softer than tissue paper. Plenty of people assumed Carolina would go OT in the first, and probably soon after as well. Instead they ignored it. Most of our readers have a pretty good chance at getting meaningful snaps at tackle for the Carolina Panthers in 2014.

Round 1 Florida State WR Kelvin Benjamin

Round 2 Missouri DE Kony Ealy

Round 3 LSU G Trai Turner

Round 4 North Carolina S Tre Boston

Round 5 San Jose State CB Bené Benwikere

Round 6 Stanford RB Tyler Gaffney

Carolina Panthers: Their draft was puzzling to me. Why not a left tackle? Is Byron Bell the answer? Kelvin Benjamin is a big receiver, but I liked others more. Why draft a defensive end with so many other needs? Grade: D

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

What do the Bucs things their problem was last year? Through my nuanced analysis, I noticed they drafted entirely offense. Actually a pretty nice haul with loads of potential.

Round 1 Texas A&M WR Mike Evans

Round 2 Washington TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins

Round 3 WVU RB Charles Sims

Round 5 Tennessee G Kadeem Edwards

Round 5 Purdue T Kevin Pamphile

Round 6 Wyoming WR Robert Herron

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: They needed to get weapons on offense and they did with their first three picks, including first-round receiver Mike Evans. I really like second-round tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins. Grade: B+