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Saints sign TE Ben Watson

After releasing David Thomas last month, the New Orleans Saints were in the market for a No. 2 tight end to complement Jimmy Graham, and on Monday they signed veteran Ben Watson to a three-year contract Although Watson is just a borderline starter at this stage of his career, he makes for a fine second fiddle to Graham. The 32-year-old averaged 558 yards per in three seasons...
Via NFL Injury Report
March 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Saints Nation: Saints Release David Thomas and Waive Johnny Patrick

The Saints have now jumped in feet first into the cesspool that is the offseason fat trimming exercise. The roster victims this time around with voided contracts are tight end David Thomas, who had been a Saint for four seasons, and cornerback Johnny Patrick who had two years tenure. The move saves the Saints about $2 million in cap space, which leaves them around $13 million over...
Via The Saints Nation
February 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Saints Nation: Can David Thomas Come Back to Have Impactful Season?

I hope everyone had an amazing 4th of July! Mine was spent relaxing with friends and family, so can't really ask for anything better than that.2011 was a brutal season for back up tight end David Thomas. He played in just 5 games, and finished the season with 5 receptions for 16 yards. Not exactly the kind of production you're hoping for in a guy you count on. The reason...
Via The Saints Nation
July 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Saints TE Thomas credits wife's role in comeback

Saints veteran tight end David Thomas struggled in the past year with activities as natural as playing outside with his young boys. A pair of concussions during the 2011 NFL season left him so sensitive to light that even sunglasses weren't much help. And when his infant daughter cried, his wife, Kassidy, would whisk her away so the noise would not worsen her husband's...
Via AP on Fox
June 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Saints Nation: What the Loss of David Thomas Means to Saints

David Thomas was announced as being placed on IR last night, with tight end Michael Higgins being called up to replace him on the roster at tight end. Thomas missed many games already this season with a severe concussion, and while it has yet to be publicly stated, all signs suggest he had a setback with yet another head injury. The concern has to be with this latest development...
Via The Saints Nation
November 23, 2011  |  Discuss
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