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- Aug 1, 1997
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QB Green has talks with team; TE Troupe slated for visit today
MikeTriplett / New Orleans Times-Picayune
Last year, David Patten was one of the great free-agent steals.
He signed an under-the-radar, one-year contract with the Saints in mid-April, then went on to experience a career resurgence, catching 54 passes for 792 yards and three touchdowns.
The decision to bring him back was a no-brainer for both sides. Patten said he didn't really consider visiting anywhere else before agreeing to a two-year contract with the Saints on Monday. Financial terms were not disclosed.
"Nah, man. I didn't want to leave," said Patten, 33, who is heading into his 12th season. "Anytime you've got a top-flight quarterback like Drew Brees, you don't get in a hurry to leave." Full Story – Picayunehttp://www.nola.com/saints/t-p/?/base/sports-4/1204611614284920.xml&coll=1