Found March 24, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
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The New Orleans Saints agreed to a five-year deal with linebacker Curtis Lofton, the team announced Saturday.Financial terms of the deal were not released.Loften started all but one game over four seasons with the Atlanta Falcons, registering 352 tackles and four sacks.The 25-year-old was named an All-American and Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year in 2007 as a member of the Oklahoma Sooners.
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