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John Reid of The Times-Picayune: General Manager Dell Demps said losing Paul, who rebuffed the team’s five-year, $100 million offer of a contract extension last week, was bittersweet. “We wish Chris the best, and he will be dearly missed,” Demps said. “…I think this transaction here gives the team a long-term foundation. We’ve got some exciting young players in the program that will be developed and we have the opportunity to add more.
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