NFL releases official draft order, including six picks for Saints _lowres

Andrus Peat stands on stage with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, right, after being drafted 13th by the New Orleans Saints in the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft, Thursday, April 30, 2015, in Chicago. (Jeff Haynes/AP Images for Panini)

The six selections the New Orleans Saints have in April’s draft have been a known commodity for months.

But the NFL released the 2016 draft’s official order on Tuesday, offering exact numbers for each of the Saints’ six selections.

  • No. 12, 1st round
  • No. 47, 2nd round
  • No. 78, 3rd round
  • No. 112, 4th round
  • No. 152, 5th round
  • No. 237, 7th round

*Saints traded their sixth-round pick to Washington in last year’s draft for a fifth-round choice that New Orleans used to select cornerback Damian Swann.