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A look back at the New Orleans Saints' 2011 draft

Photos of Cameron Jordan from the 2014 season. Photos by Michael C. Hebert. (New Orleans Saints photos)

The New Orleans Saints nabbed two starters in the first round of the 2011 draft, Pro Bowl defensive end Cameron Jordan with the 24th pick and Heisman Trophy winning running back Mark Ingram with the 28th pick. Jordan quickly made an impact with the team and is considered by some to be the team's top defender. Ingram became a prominent running back by leading the Saints last season in rushing for the fourth time in five seasons.

1a.          Cameron Jordan, de (24)              California

1b.          Mark Ingram, rb (28)      Alabama

                choice from New England

2.            (#56) Traded to New England

3a.          Martez Wilson, lb (72)    Illinois

                choice from Washington

3b.          Johnny Patrick, cb (88)   Louisville

4.            (#121) Traded to Jacksonville for 2010 fifth round

                pick (#158)

5.            (#155) Traded to Washington with t Jammal Brown

                for Redkins' third round pick (#72)

6.            (#189) Traded to New England in exchange for te

                David Thomas

7a.          Greg Romeus, de (226) Pittsburgh

7b.          Nate Bussey, lb (243)     Illinois

Photos of Mark Ingram from the 2014 regular season. Photos by Michael C. Hebert. (New Orleans Saints photos)

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