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New Orleans Saints went on a swift restructuring frenzy, getting deals done with 4 players, most notably receiver Marques Colston, reports the Times Picayune. Colston's restructured deal, first reported by CBS Sports' Jason La Canfora, converted $2.8 million of his base salary into signing bonus, creating $2.1 million in cap savings for 2013.
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Free agent tackle Jermon Bushrod has yet to have any significant contract talks with the New Orleans Saints, per Larry Holder of NOLA.com. The two time Pro Bowler had this to say about the situation:
Bushrod added, though, he expects talks to heat up soon and maybe as early as this week. “It’s about to get interesting,” Bushrod said.
Bushrod said he’s heard the report of...
As reported by CBS’ Jason LaCanfora, the Saints have restuctured WR Marques Colston’s deal to create cap space. They also offered Jonathan Vilma and Will Smith lesser deals.
Saints, in need of cap space, completed a restructured deal with WR Marques Colston. Have offered W. Smith and Vilma lesser deals to stay
— Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) February 27, 2013
Picking the best non 1st round draft picks for the Saints was a fun exercise, but a very difficult one too. There is no way I could come up with a 10 top list, too many good players to name. So I decided to do 20. Some great Saints players on here. I hope you enjoy the trip down memory lane, or the history lessen if you're a newer/younger Saints fan.
20. Fred McAfee, RB...
Following on from news in regards to Ben Grubbs restructured contract as reported by Pat Yasinskas of ESPN.com, the New Orleans Saints are continuing to work toward getting under the salary cap, they made another move.
The Saints have cleared an additional $2.05 million in cap space by restructuring the contract of linebacker David Hawthorne.Hawthorne had been scheduled to receive...
Jason La Canfora reports that the New Orleans Saints have restructured the contract of WR Marques Colston.
Colston, 29, received a five-year deal worth $36.3 million last year. He had a $4.5 million base salary coming his way next season.
Mike Florio of PFT reports that $2.8 million of that figure was converted to a signing bonus that will be paid out over the duration of the...
Albert Breer of the NFL Network reports that the Saints “have made it clear” that they want to re-sign impending free agent OT Jermon Bushrod.
Breer adds that the two sides are expected to talk sometime next week, but the Saints still have some cap issues to address in the time being.
Clearly, the fact that this year’s free agent class is loaded with offensive tackles is going...
While the NFL has had its fair share of sucess over the past couple years, they’ve also taken major hits. Their former players suing them could directly impact them from operating in the future.Their current players acknowledge it’s still a major problem. ThroughTMZ, Drew Brees chimes in:
Brees said, “I think it’s a major issue. It’s something that we need to continue to...
Mike Jurecki opines that the Cardinals could go after Saints RB Chris Ivory this offseason, depending on what type of tender the restricted free agent receives.
Saints could be forced to place a low-round tender on Ivory given their current cap situation, which would mean Arizona wouldn’t have to fork over any draft picks because of the fact that Ivory was an undrafted free agent...