Just when you thought the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft couldn't get any more bizarre, Reuben Foster told a wild story from draft night.
With the Seattle Seahawks on the clock at No. 31 and the Saints behind them at No. 32, the Saints were not expecting Seattle to draft Foster. Therefore they jumped the gun and called Foster to tell him he would be their selection with the 31st pick.
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Then all hell broke loose. Foster discussed the debacle during his introductory press conference on Friday afternoon:
Reuben Foster was on phone with #Saints (32nd pick) when #49ers called to say he was theirs at 31. Here he tells how story goes: pic.twitter.com/RW1SaREUa0
— Cam Inman (@CamInman) April 28, 2017