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No. 20: Saints' best draft class

Legendary lineman headlines top picks

Originally Published: March 27, 2009
By ESPN Stats & Information | Special to Insider

ESPN Stats and Information has ranked all NFL players drafted in the modern draft (1967-2008) based on their performances during their NFL careers -- regardless of how they fared with the teams that drafted them. Insider will count down each team's best draft class (seeded 1-32), then conduct a tournament to determine the best class of all time.

For a short explanation of the ranking system, click here, or for a more detailed rundown of how the system was developed, click here.

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SAINTS' BEST CLASS: 1993

The New Orleans Saints have not been a strong drafting team, according to ESPN Stats and Information's ranking system. They have drafted no Hall of Famers or MVPs. Their best draft class by far is the 1993 crop; they selected two All-Pro players and a possible Hall of Fame offensive lineman that year.


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