Owning the No. 13 and 31 selections of the first round gives New Orleans the opportunity to fill some of the holes left following a surprising offseason. If willing to overlook some character red flags, those picks could result in two of the more talented defenders in the draft.
This article is one of a 32-part series in which the goal is to identify one relatively unheralded player selected in the 2014 NFL Draft who appears to be an especially good schematic fit with his new NFL team.
The Pac-12 characterizes itself as the conference of champions and the 2015 NFL draft could certainly add to the league's reputation if four of its players wind up among the top seven picks as this very early first round mock draft projects.