New Orleans Saints sign Brandon Marshall, Sean Payton confirms (1 Viewer)

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By Christopher Dabe - | The Times-Picayune

The New Orleans Saints consider Brandon Marshall another “big target” who can help Drew Brees when the team gets close to scoring range.

Sean Payton confirmed the signing of Marshall during a morning teleconference Monday (Nov. 12), verifying an ESPN report.

Marshall visited the Saints last Tuesday for a workout along with former Dallas Cowboys wideout Dez Bryant. The team signed Bryant but put him on injured reserve Saturday with a reported Achilles tear.

As a result, the Saints brought back Marshall with hopes he can give a veteran presence to an young group of receivers led by third-year wideout Michael Thomas.

“He moved well,” Payton said about the Marshall workout. “Smart. He’s experienced. Someone that’s been in a number of systems. Overall, he had a good workout. He’s got good length and size. He’s another big target. We’ll see how it goes this week and what our plans are.” ...

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