Saints Sign 2021 Draft Class

The New Orleans Saints have signed their entire 2021 draft class on Tuesday, according to Nick Underhill

Round Player Pos. Note
1 Payton Turner EDGE Signed
2 Pete Werner LB Signed
3 Paulson Adebo CB Signed
4 Ian Book QB Signed
6 Landon Young OT Signed
7 Kawaan Baker WR Signed

Turner, 22, was a three-year starter at Houston and was named second-team All-AAC in 2020.

Turner is expected to sign a four-year, $12,524,737 with the Saints that includes a $6,468,899 signing bonus. The Saints will have a fifth-year option to pick up on him in 2024. 

During his four years at Houston, Turner recorded 115 tackles, 10 sacks, one forced fumble, 11 deflections, and one interception.

Werner, 23, was a three-year starter at Ohio State and was named first-team All-Big Ten in 2020.

The Saints drafted Werner with pick No. 60 overall in the second round.

Werner is projected to sign a four-year deal worth $5,684,680 million and a $1,494,312 signing bonus.

During his four-year career at Ohio State, Werner recorded 185 tackles, four sacks, four forced fumbles, and eleven deflections.

Adebo, 21, was a two-year starter at Stanford who was named second-team All-American as a redshirt freshman and was first-team All-PAC 12 both years as a starter. He opted out of the 2020 season due to the pandemic. 

During his college career, Adebo recorded 97 total tackles, eight interceptions, and 34 pass defenses in 22 games.

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