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NFL draft history: A look at the 148th pick

Charting the last 10 players selected at 148


The New Orleans Saints have nine selections in this year's draft, including the 148th pick. Here is a look at the last 10 players selected with the 148th pick in the NFL draft:

2014: CB Bene Benwikere, San Jose State to Carolina
2013: LB A.J. Klein, Iowa State to Carolina
2012: CB Chris Greenwood, Albion to Detroit
2011: WR Denarius Moore, Tennessee to Oakland
2010: S Robert Johnson, Utah to Tennessee
2009: CB Brandon Hughes, Oregon State to San Diego
2008: DT Carlton Powell, Virginia Tech to Denver
2007: RB Kolby Smith, Louisville to Kansas City
2006: QB Ingle Martin, Furman to Green Bay
2005: DE Jonathan Welsh, Wisconsin to Indianapolis

Over the last 10 drafts, cornerbacks have been selected three times… Upon his insertion into the starting lineup for Carolina's stretch run, Benwikere posted three takeaways as a rookie....Klein has contributed on both defense and special teams his first two seasons in Carolina…Greenwood will compete for a roster spot with Baltimore in 2015…In four seasons for Oakland, Moore posted 142 receptions for 2,169 yards with 17 touchdowns...Johnson contributed on defense and special teams for two seasons in Tennessee...Hughes played in 31 games for the Eagles from 2010-13, contributing on defense and special teams…Powell played in three games for Atlanta in 2011…Smith played in 27 games with nine starts for Kansas City for three seasons and rushed for 540 yards and three touchdowns…Four of the last 10 players selected with the 148th pick are still in the NFL.

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