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hitta 03-24-2012 08:59 PM

Saints sign Curtis Lofton
 
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According to several sources, we've got him.

"The New Orleans Saints have added some needed depth at middle linebacker, snatching a player away from a division rival in the process. Curtis Lofton will be making an inter-division move, going from the Atlanta Falcons to the Saints. New Orleans signed him to a five-year contract on Saturday."

http://www.sbnation.com/2012-nfl-fre...orleans-saints

foreverfan 03-24-2012 09:00 PM

Loomis isn't suspended yet.

Saints Agree To Terms With LB Curtis Lofton

For Immediate Release: March 24, 2012

New Orleans Saints Executive Vice President/General Manager Mickey Loomis has announced that the club has agreed to terms on a five-year contract with unrestricted free agent LB Curtis Lofton.

Lofton, 6-0, 241 pounds, was originally picked by the Atlanta Falcons in the second round (37th overall) of the 2008 NFL Draft, starting 63 of the 64 games he has appeared in. In four seasons, Lofton has notched 577 tackles (387 solo), while filling up the stat sheet with four sacks, three interceptions, seven forced fumbles, one fumble recovery and 15 pass defenses.

http://www.twitlonger.com/show/gk3235

|Mitch| 03-24-2012 09:02 PM

What?!

:bng:

foreverfan 03-24-2012 09:03 PM

You read it. My guess is that Vilma is looking at missing some games and will be cut.

|Mitch| 03-24-2012 09:04 PM

I know, just wasn't expecting GREAT news!

edit: bet that pisses off the Falcons... lol

TheEnigma 03-24-2012 09:25 PM

:cheering::party::banana:

YEEEEESSS!

Michigan_SF 03-24-2012 09:29 PM

Can we trade our second rounder for Spoon?

Yes I know and you know but the failcons??

saintfan 03-24-2012 09:31 PM

Some good news!

|Mitch| 03-24-2012 09:33 PM

From WalterFootball:

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Curtis Lofton, ILB, Falcons. Age: 26.
Curtis Lofton is a Pro Bowl-caliber linebacker. Re-signing him is Atlanta's No. 1 priority this offseason because he's the soul of the defense.
ooops! lol

Donuts32 03-24-2012 09:34 PM

This is wonderful news. Falcon fans heads are exploding right about now and I'm going to enjoy it.


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