Saints’ pick could signal Sharper exit

By Pat Yasinskas

Looks like there will be some ripples on Lake Pontchartrain tonight.

The New Orleans Saints used the final pick of the first round to draft cornerback Patrick Robinson and that’s just the first splash. Think about it. You don’t use a first-round pick on a cornerback unless you think pretty highly of him.

And you sure don’t draft a cornerback in the first round for the second straight year, unless you think one of them won’t be a cornerback much longer. There’s a reason why the Saints have been letting veteran safety Darren Sharper hang out there as a free agent. The reason just became apparent.

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