Saints News 4/30/13: Arizona Cardinals Expressing Interest in DT Sedrick Ellis

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The free agent, former no. 7 overall draft choice is "probably not in the Saints' plans for this year," according to GM Mickey Loomis. Mike Jurecki tweets that Ellis could be on the Cardinals' radar. In other news, the Saints got a little salary cap breathing room after the Chris Ivory trade and are now reportedly $3.1 million under the cap.

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