Saints News, 2/25/14: Saints Holding Early Discussions with Several Potential Free Agents

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According to league sources, the Saints have not only approached OT Zach Strief regarding a new contract, but have also been in contact with the agents of LB Parys Haralson, WR Joe Morgan, WR Robert Meachem, and S Rafael Bush.

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New Orleans Saints holding early discussions with several potential free agents, sources say | NOLA.com
Representatives for Zach Strief, Parys Haralson, Joe Morgan among those Saints have chatted with at NFL Scouting Combine

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METAIRIE, La. -- The New Orleans Saints have had some preliminary discussions about re-signing free agent linebacker Parys Haralson, according to a le

Saints have also expressed an interest in retaining Parys Haralson: sources | Black and Gold
Haralson’s camp and the Saints have had an initial discussion about a deal that would keep the 30-year-old Mississippi native in New Orleans for 2014, according to more than one league source. The team recently had similar discussions with wide receiver Robert Meachem and tackle Zach Strief.

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In news that’s not at all surprising, the Saints have had a preliminary discussion with Rafael Bush‘s camp about prolonging the safety’s stay in New Orleans, a league source said Tuesday.

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New Orleans Saints, Zach Strief show mutual interest - ESPN
METAIRIE, La. -- The New Orleans Saints had some early discussions with free agent Zach Strief's agent, Ralph Cindrich, during the NFL scouting combin

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Source: Cap will be higher than $132 million | ProFootballTalk
Per the source, the cap could be a "few million" higher than $132 million. If this means $3 million more than reported, the cap could be as high as $135 million. That would amount to an 9.75 percent increase over last year, the biggest spike by far since the 2011 labor deal was negotiated.

Report: League "strongly considering" Arizona Pro Bowl | ProFootballTalk
The Pro Bowl has been on life support, and it's been stateside before. Now, it appears there's a chance it won't be back in Hawaii next season. According to Pete Dougherty of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, a league source said the NFL was "strongly considering" moving the Pro Bowl to Arizona to ...

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