“We had hoped for the opportunity to pursue Jairus Byrd,” Saints GM Mickey Loomis told NewOrleansSaints.com. “After meeting with him, we are excited that he will become a member of the New Orleans Saints. We think that his play-making abilities will be an excellent fit with what we are trying to accomplish with our defense and in our secondary.”
One of those addition by subtraction deals
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Howard, 26, is seeking a multi-year deal and was thought to be a priority for Jets general manager John Idzik, but the sides couldn’t agree to terms before Tuesday’s 4 p.m. start to the free agency signing period. As a result, a very good and young offensive lineman will be free to explore his options.
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