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biloxi-indian 07-27-2011 01:05 PM

Saints sign LB Will Herring
 
LHolderCBSLarry Holder


LB Will Herring agrees to a three-year deal with the #Saints, according to his agent George Mavrikes. He can play both SLB and WLB.

Herring, last played for the Seahawks.

biloxi-indian 07-27-2011 01:17 PM

garlandgillenGarland Gillen

Furious now! @miketripletttp: First new #Saints signing: added former Seahawks LB Will Herring to a 3-year deal:

papz 07-27-2011 01:29 PM

Saints agreed to terms with OLB Will Herring on a three-year contract.

Herring has made just seven starts in his first four NFL seasons, operating mostly as Seattle's fourth linebacker. He should enter a competition with Jonathan Casillas, Jo-Lonn Dunbar, and Martez Wilson at each of the outside spots. We'd avoid the Saints' linebackers in IDP leagues aside from MLB Jon Vilma.

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saintfan 07-27-2011 01:32 PM

Interesting...

|Mitch| 07-27-2011 01:32 PM

I know nothing about this guy; can anyone fill me in?

papz 07-27-2011 01:36 PM

He played for Auburn... which is why his name kept ringing a bell for me. Other than that, I can't say I know much about him.

biloxi-indian 07-27-2011 01:45 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by |Mitch| (Post 311696)
I know nothing about this guy; can anyone fill me in?



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Danno 07-27-2011 01:47 PM

Quote:

http://blog.thenewstribune.com/seaha...es/#more-10732

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LB Will Herring, Age: 27
The skinny: The Auburn University product was one of the more versatile linebackers for Seattle last season, with the ability to play all three linebacker positions. However, Herring is looking for a starting role, and could be targeted by another team looking for linebacker help like Chicago or St. Louis. Herring played a lot for Seattle in passing situations, finishing with 36 tackles, a sack, a forced fumble and an interception. A fifth-round draft choice in 2007 by Seattle, Herring has started seven games over his four-year career with the club, and also has been a stalwart on special teams.
Stay or go? The Seahawks would like to have him back, but he’ll likely get a better offer to start elsewhere.
See ya Scott.

st thomas 07-27-2011 01:56 PM

ok we have at least, a stud at special teams. a bright student of the game that can help with leadership on coverages. i like

papz 07-27-2011 01:58 PM

You know... we found Shanle out of nowhere in '06 and he gave us multiple solid years. This could be another low key solid addition to our squad.


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