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2020 NFL Mock Draft: New Orleans Saints Select LB Kenneth Murray at No. 24

Back to back linebackers off the board as the first-round winds down.

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With the 24th pick of the 2020 DBN Community NFL Mock Draft, the New Orleans Saints select...

Kenneth Murray, LB, Oklahoma

The selection and write-up were made by carrettbagel88:

This is probably Drew Brees’ last year before he heads to the booth. Therefore, the team chooses between drafting a third WR or a starting LB to make one more run at a Super Bowl for Brees. With the already QB rich NFC South getting more difficult due to the addition of Tom Brady. The Saints decided to booster the defense with Kenneth Murry. Murray has been compared by some evaluators to 3x Pro Bowler Thomas Davis. His strong tackling skills will help solidify an already strong defense, and help the Saints to a deep playoff run.

Pokorny: “It’s hard to think about Brees and Brady entering the final stages of his career; but Brees does have that amazing announcing gig lined up. I always have faith in the Saints’ offense, so anything they can do to give them a better edge on defense while they still have Brees is the right move for me.”

The Minnesota Vikings are up next, led by OCMiami.

2020 DBN Community Mock Draft Results

Pick Team Username Selection
Pick Team Username Selection
1 Cincinnati Bengals ShockerBrown QB Joe Burrow
2 Washington Redskins vinys06 DE Chase Young
3 Detroit Lions Robo Dawg CB Jeffrey Okudah
4 New York Giants Legoman0721 LB Isaiah Simmons
5 Miami Dolphins fjblessi QB Tua Tagovailoa
6 Los Angeles Chargers Crawford_T QB Justin Herbert
7 Carolina Panthers Your Friendly Neighborhood Esq. DT Derrick Brown
8 Arizona Cardinals brianberniebaker OT Tristan Wirfs
9 Jacksonville Jaguars GrandAdmiralThrawn0905 OT Andrew Thomas
10 Cleveland Browns xfl2001fan OT Jedrick Wills
11 New York Jets Adam Rice WR CeeDee Lamb
12 Las Vegas Raiders Barnestorm WR Jerry Jeudy
13 San Francisco 49ers tmartin5785 WR Denzel Mims
14 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Browns95 OT Mekhi Becton
15 Denver Broncos poultman DL Javon Kinlaw
16 Atlanta Falcons makeaplay59 CB C.J. Henderson
17 Dallas Cowboys Barry Shuck OLB K'Lavon Chaisson
18 Miami Dolphins Mudville WR Henry Ruggs III
19 Las Vegas Raiders jdreyfuss CB Jaylon Johnson
20 Jacksonville Jaguars Schnapppi DL A.J. Epenesa
21 Philadelphia Eagles ButCanHeSetTheEdge? WR Justin Jefferson
22 Minnesota Vikings BrianB77 CB Jeff Gladney
23 New England Patriots Swagnasty LB Patrick Queen
24 New Orleans Saints carrettbagel88 LB Kenneth Murray
25 Minnesota Vikings OCMiami DE Yetur Gross-Matos
26 Miami Dolphins fjblessi S Xavier McKinney
27 Seattle Seahawks OhioCityBrownsBeliever DT Ross Blacklock
28 Baltimore Ravens tinkerer OL Cesar Ruiz
29 Tennessee Titans wahoo7 CB Kristian Fulton
30 Green Bay Packers Suppa Bob WR Chase Claypool
31 San Francisco 49ers mrwhitman OT Josh Jones
32 Kansas City Chiefs pt_999 RB D'Andre Swift
41 Cleveland Browns HenryDawg S Grant Delpit