Saints Sign Arrington, Colston Now Free to Explore Free Agency

The Saints announced yesterday that they have agreed to a one-year deal worth $540,000 with exclusive rights free agent wide receiver Adrian Arrington.

The signing means the Saints are now prepared to let veteran wide receiver Marques Colston test the free agency market.

"I can't say enough about Marques and what he's done for this organization the past six years," said General Manager Mickey Loomis, who commented during a break in workouts at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis.

"We'll see what happens but this is a business and letting him [Colston] go would give us some flexibility. Besides, have you seen the few times Adrian has played? He can easily fill any void left by the absence of Marques. I really believe he will be the future of this franchise."

Internet message boards and fan sites all across Who Dat Nation experienced near server-melting traffic, caused by excited Saints fans with renewed vigor for the 2012 Saints season. Message Board Guy sums up perfectly the prevailing fan sentiment:

Marcus Colston is good and all butt lets face it, he is getting old. Its time to move on. this will be AAs breakout year for sure. Just sorry Colston wont be around to celebrate our second Superbowl. Two Dat!!!

The Saints also signed safety Jonathan Amaya, meaning Malcolm Jenkins' job is now seriously in jeopardy.

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