Which is to say Bradley is entirely correct.
On a night of chaos, though, the Saints, the NFL’s drama queens,2 were quiet and calm. They made one of the only choices that perfectly fit pre-draft conventional wisdom, on display in the fact Sheldon Rankins has been the overwhelming choice of mock drafters for months.Not much else to say about the draft yet. Go read the rest of that.
The only better — I italicize to remind you nobody knows a damn thing about what is good or bad, with respect to the NFL Draft, until we have hindsight — thing the Saints might have done is trade down for more picks, to improve their percentages. Otherwise, they matched immediate need with perceived quality in a way they haven’t, in the first round, in what seems like a long time.