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Despite many NFL sources saying that LSU offensive tackle La'el Collins will not be drafted because of his connection to an ex-girlfriend that was murdered last week, Saints head coach Sean Payton believes that Collins will be drafted.

Per NBC Sports:
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But here’s the thing. A straw poll conducted this morning of a handful of coaches, General Managers, and other team executives resulted in a unanimous belief that Collins still won’t be drafted. At all.

While that was the consensus during an off-the-record discussion, Saints coach Sean Payton said during a Friday visit to PFT Live on NBC Sports Radio that he believe Collins will be drafted — tonight, in round two or round three.
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Dead End109 months
Like I said, if SP says it before the draft it is 100% a lie.
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eddieray109 months
Sounds to me like he's high on Collins
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TigerRoad109 months
Sean hates LSU. He passed on Eric Reid, Jeremy Hill and countless others. No Tigers on his roster since Devery Henderson. That's why the Saints suck.
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Dead End109 months
That's almost a guarantee that NO won't draft him.

Damn.
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Oldtimey Tiger109 months
I would take him with 44 no brainer this guy is a starter upgrade at left guard. I realize he is no jean baptiste but a worthy risk in deed
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PurpGold 14-0109 months
Have to assume the hometown team has the most information, right?
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That would have been something if his name got cleared first thing this morning.
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LoveThatMoney109 months
Still lost about 9 mill if he didn't actually commit any crime.
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Jwodie109 months
Put your money where your mouth is, Sean!
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