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The New Orleans Saints select Marcus Davenport 14th overall in the 2018 NFL Draft

Apr 26, 2018; Arlington, TX, USA; Texas-San Antonio defensive end Marcus Davenport arrives on the red carpet before the 2018 NFL Draft at AT&T Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

With the 14th selection of the 2018 NFL Draft, the New Orleans Saints have selected Marcus Davenport. The former UTSA standout was selected 14th overall after finishing the 2017 season with an 89.8 overall grade which ranked second in the class.

New Orleans sent Round 1 (27), Round 5 (147) and a 2019 first-round pick for Green Bay's Round 1 (14).

  • Davenport recorded a 21.2 percent pressure rate this season, which ranked third among draft-eligible edge defenders.
  • Davenport ranked fourth among draft-eligible edge defenders in pass-rushing prouctivity in 2017 (16.4).

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