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Chad504boy
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Benjamin Watson to a three-year contract earlier Monday.

"He's versatile," Payton said. "He's one of those players when you watch the tape: he run blocks well, he's a threat in the passing game, he plays with great leverage, he plays with great experience. He does a lot of things well. When we watched the film on him, we kept getting back to how many times we were putting a tackle in the game to report eligible. I think his signing will maybe give us more versatility."






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Hoodoo Man
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Only if it's all guaranteed. Which I doubt.


Look at what I quoted.






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Fleur de Diable
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Long day man





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Hoodoo Man
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No problem.






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lsusportsman2
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Good sign by the Saints. Good solid, veteran TE who would be a great backup for us.





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goatmilker
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I don't care if its a ten year deal cause the only thing that matters is signing bonus and guaranteed money.
Good solid 2nd TE.






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MISSIPSAINT
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Reporting an eligible T was a dead give away. Glad we realized this. Great sign!!





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chrisksaint
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Great signing, this guy would have put up more stats with solid QB play in Cleveland


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djrunner
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Definite upgrade from last year. Solid pickup.
Still, wouldn't be surprised if we go after a project, pass catching specialist TE for the practice squad. Either late rounds or more than likely an un-drafted free agent.






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blueslover
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Scott Fujita @scottfujita99

To all my folks down in New Orleans, please give a warm welcome to your newest Saint, my good friend

solid #2 in place! Still could see a TE drafted 4th-6th Rd if it was overwhelming value






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blueslover
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"There were a couple of other teams (interested in signing Watson), but the Saints are really the team that came at me the most," Watson said. "They really wanted me to be a part of the organization. When a team wants you to be a part of the organization and the head coach calls you personally and tells you he wants you to be a part of the organization it means a lot.

"And the city of New Orleans is definitely a city that I look forward to being a part of. The people from New Orleans are some of the most gracious and passionate people that I know. The fan base here is second to none. It's really an exciting time for me and my family."

But that's not the only reason Watson, whose wife Kirsten is a Baton Rouge native, signed with the Saints.
LINK

anyone know her?


their charity org.






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Bruce Leezard
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solid pick up





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Patrick O Rly
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It really is. Still productive and can teach Graham.





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AmosMosesAndTwins
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Very solid backup.





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SSHellfighter
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Very, very solid TE option.








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blueslover
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Very, very, very solid #2 TE






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AllBamaDoesIsWin
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Good signing, he'll be a good second TE and is a good blocker on the move. Also can provide another veteran presence in the locker room.





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Edible Dirt
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The fan base here is second to none.
It's rewarding as a fan to have rival players notice the kind of fan base we have. The passion really is second to none, and I think that's why we have so many Saint-tards. Okay, maybe that's not why, but it is still nice to hear an outside player commend our passion. Now he get's to experience what it feels like to have a fan willing to kiss your arse one play and slit your throat the next. Good luck Watz.






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Brageous
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It's good to hear, but come on....you have to think he's just being a little PR saavy, too





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Edible Dirt
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Well it would be one thing to say "the fans are great", but for him to specify the PASSION, you know he means it.





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