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Source: Saints Bring in Kicker Garrett Hartley For Workout

The Saints have reportedly brought former kicker Garrett Hartley to town for a work out, according to a league source.

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The Advocate has a source saying the Saints are again looking at their long-time former kicker Garrett Hartley.

This news comes after current kicker Shayne Graham missed a field goal during Sunday's loss to the Carolina Panthers.

Hartley played for the Saints from 2008-2013 and made 82-of-101 attempts (81.2) during his tenure. He was released by New Orleans last December after missing two field goals in a 27-16 loss to the St. Louis Rams and replaced by Graham.

Graham entered camp in a battle for the job with Derek Dimke, but ultimately won out. He missed last week against Carolina from 42 yards and is now 18-of-20 this season.

Hartley tweeted last night that he was arriving back in New Orleans, but then later tweeted that Saints fans shouldn't read too much into it.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>It&#39;s been a crazy past day and half.. Finally back in Nola <a href="http://t.co/3407VJ3m2j">pic.twitter.com/3407VJ3m2j</a></p>&mdash; Garrett Hartley (@GHartley5) <a href="https://twitter.com/GHartley5/status/542504139918282753">December 10, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>But Garrett, I&#39;m a deranged sports fan! I need my delusions! “<a href="https://twitter.com/GHartley5">@GHartley5</a>: Please do not take what I put on social media out of context ...&quot;</p>&mdash; Sean Orleans (@hakimdropsball) <a href="https://twitter.com/hakimdropsball/status/542529207239077888">December 10, 2014</a></blockquote>

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