Saints News 4/12/13: Oregon Safety John Boyett to Visit Saints

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As tweeted by Larry Holder, but he doesn't say when exactly the former Oregon safety will visit. Boyett (5-10, 204) is the 19th-ranked free safety going into this year's NFL draft, according to



Who dat talkin' 'bout dem Saints?

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