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NFL Draft history: Saints look back at the 255th pick

See which NFL players were drafted with the 255th pick

Your Saints take a look back at the players selected with the 255th pick in NFL Draft from 2004-2020.

As we approach the 2021 NFL Draft on April 29-May 1, takes a look at the history of their overall pick positions and the players it brought into the league. The New Orleans Saints will have picks in Round 1 (28th overall), Round 2 (60th), Round 3 (98th and 105th), Round 4 (133rd), Round 6 (218th) and Round 7 (229th and 255th).

Over the past 10 drafts that have included the 255th overall pick, linebackers and wide receivers have been selected three times and tight ends have been selected twice.


2020: New York Giants, LB – Tae Crowder, Georgia
2018: Buffalo Bills, WR – Austin Proehl, North Carolina
2015: Indianapolis Colts, T – Denzelle Good, Mars Hill
2014: Atlanta Falcons, LB – Tyler Starr, South Dakota
2010: Detroit Lions, WR – Timothy Toone, Weber State
2009: Detroit Lions, TE – Dan Gronkowski, Maryland
2007: Detroit Lions, DB – Ramzee Robinson, Alabama
2006: Oakland Raiders, WR – Kevin McMahan, Maine
2005: New England Patriots, TE – Andy Stokes, William Penn
2004: Oakland Raiders, LB – Andre Sommersell, Colorado State



Tae Crowder was selected by the New York Giants with the last pick in the 2020 NFL Draft (No. 255 overall), labeling him "Mr. Irrelevant." In his rookie season, Crowder appeared in 11 games for the Giants with six starts, posting 56 tackles (34 solo), one sack, one pass defensed and one fumble recovery.

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