(David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
By Luke Johnson, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
The New Orleans Saints tendered several of their exclusive rights free agents Monday (Feb. 11), bringing back defensive back Justin Hardee, offensive lineman Cameron Tom, linebacker Vincent Biegel and long snapper Zach Wood on one-year contracts worth $645,000.
As exclusive rights free agents, those players could only negotiate with the Saints.
Hardee joined the Saints as an undrafted rookie free agent out of Illinois in 2017. The former college wide receiver switched to defensive back as a pro, but his most significant impact has come via his contributions on special teams.
He led the Saints in each of the last two seasons with eight special teams tackles and has also caught a fake punt pass and blocked a punt. Only three Saints players saw more than Hardee’s 273 special teams snaps last season. ...
Full Story - NOLA.com