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By Josh Katzenstein, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
New Orleans Saints players were in meetings when news broke Wednesday morning of the team signing former All-Pro wide receiver Dez Bryant, so there wasn’t any kind of celebration.
Once practice finished and everyone learned that Bryant was coming to New Orleans, the players rejoiced.
“We’re excited, and he’s definitely somebody who can play,” cornerback Eli Apple said. “It’s going to be a great addition.”
Quarterback Drew Brees said he has some familiarity with Bryant because they’ve been in a few Pro Bowls and other events together. Brees also said he met with Bryant during his Saints workout on Tuesday.
“I’ve heard a lot of great things about him, and I think he’ll add a good element to an already a good cast of skill players,” Brees said. “I look forward to getting to work with him.” ...
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