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Old 02-21-2014, 12:15 AM   #1
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Saints will not tender DT Johnson

@TomPelissero: Late night news nugget: #Saints aren't tendering DT Tom Johnson as RFA. Intriguing rotational player in league that always needs big bodies.
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He is effective in the rotation. I would think he'll have no problem finding a new team. If Foster/Walker stay healthy we are set on d-line guys.
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Old 02-21-2014, 05:59 AM   #3
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I would love to see another DT taken with a high draft pick this season= set for years!!
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I like Tom but I guess we can't keep everybody.
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Good luck to him but its a opening to continue the younger cheaper trend
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I'm a Southern Miss Alumni. Sad to see a Golden Eagle go.
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He'll find a home in a 4-3 rotation somewhere
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I would have kept him. Very solid player.
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I would have kept him. Very solid player.
Cost for RFA tender on Johnson would've been $1.4 million. Glenn Foster and Tyrunn Walker will make about $1.1 million next year combined and those guys were earning playing time over Johnson last season. I'd say this is a no-brainer by the FO. I like Johnson but you have to cut costs somewhere.
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