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Saints News, 3/17/14: Saints Show Interest in WR Sidney Rice

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The New Orleans Saints have shown some interest in free-agent receiver Sidney Rice, according to a league source. It’s unknown if a visit has been scheduled.

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Sidney Rice might be an interesting signing at the minimum. Saints looking at him.</p>&mdash; Saints Nation Blog (@SaintsNationBlg) <a href="https://twitter.com/SaintsNationBlg/statuses/445612538529460224">March 17, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Can confirm <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Saints&amp;src=hash">#Saints</a> have shown interest in WR Sidney Rice, per league source. Don&#39;t know of any visits being set up yet, though.</p>&mdash; Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) <a href="https://twitter.com/MikeTriplett/statuses/445611592139677696">March 17, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Zach Strief deal includes 1styear base salary of $900k, plus the $5.5 million signing bonus (total of $12.3 first 3 yrs), per league source.</p>&mdash; Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) <a href="https://twitter.com/MikeTriplett/statuses/445612519345119233">March 17, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Hope everyone is having a blessed day.. Had a chance to meet a few teammates over the weekend <a href="https://twitter.com/camjordan94">@camjordan94</a> and <a href="https://twitter.com/MarkIngram22">@MarkIngram22</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23WhoDat&amp;src=hash">#WhoDat</a></p>&mdash; jairus byrd (@jairusbyrd) <a href="https://twitter.com/jairusbyrd/statuses/445630790131384320">March 17, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Re-signing of Zach Strief is the lone <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Saints&amp;src=hash">#Saints</a> official move of the day, according to the league transaction wire.</p>&mdash; Larry Holder (@LarryHolder) <a href="https://twitter.com/LarryHolder/statuses/445661496379310081">March 17, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Saints&amp;src=hash">#Saints</a> still barely under cap after Strief deal. And Jimmy Graham tender of $7mil already counts against them. So no immediate moves needed</p>&mdash; Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) <a href="https://twitter.com/MikeTriplett/statuses/445618273980137472">March 17, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Strief&#39;s contract details: $8.4 million guaranteed, $5.5 million signing bonus, first-year base salary $900k, according to league source.</p>&mdash; Larry Holder (@LarryHolder) <a href="https://twitter.com/LarryHolder/statuses/445615771020836864">March 17, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>.<a href="https://twitter.com/JohnDeShazier">@JohnDeShazier</a> talks about the latest <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Saints&amp;src=hash">#Saints</a> news &amp; his new &quot;Where Are They Now&quot; series on today&#39;s <a href="https://twitter.com/blackbluereport">@BlackBlueReport</a> <a href="http://t.co/YCLupJVhbU">http://t.co/YCLupJVhbU</a></p>&mdash; New Orleans Saints (@Saints) <a href="https://twitter.com/Saints/statuses/445615489545687041">March 17, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>How much did the Saints upgrade at S in free agency? <a href="http://t.co/fWmA1SLMqF">pic.twitter.com/fWmA1SLMqF</a></p>&mdash; Pro Football Focus (@PFF) <a href="https://twitter.com/PFF/statuses/445603796811399169">March 17, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Jenkins has played a variety of different roles for NO, and was asked to cover the slot a lot in 2013 which hurt his grade.</p>&mdash; Pro Football Focus (@PFF) <a href="https://twitter.com/PFF/statuses/445605509656506368">March 17, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Got a great workout in with my dudes <a href="https://twitter.com/CurtisLofton50">@CurtisLofton50</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/kev_red52">@kev_red52</a> That big 21 we did got my &quot;guns&quot; lookin on point too. Thanks <a href="https://twitter.com/DukeAcademy">@DukeAcademy</a></p>&mdash; Roman Harper (@Harp41) <a href="https://twitter.com/Harp41/statuses/445649798188654592">March 17, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>MT <a href="https://twitter.com/AlbertBreer">@AlbertBreer</a>: The NFLPA plans to elect a new president to replace outgoing <a href="https://twitter.com/Foxworth24">@Foxworth24</a> on Wed. Name to watch: Saints TE Benjamin Watson.</p>&mdash; Larry Holder (@LarryHolder) <a href="https://twitter.com/LarryHolder/statuses/445652932579442690">March 17, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Colts say they can&#39;t comment until formal charges are filed, while <a href="https://twitter.com/JimIrsay">@JimIrsay</a> thanks his supporters <a href="http://t.co/VKkE04yrlZ">http://t.co/VKkE04yrlZ</a></p>&mdash; ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) <a href="https://twitter.com/ProFootballTalk/statuses/445656539953508352">March 17, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>BREAKING: Panthers sign WRs Adrian Arrington and Onome Ojo to 5 year contracts.</p>&mdash; Biff Jerky (@moosedenied) <a href="https://twitter.com/moosedenied/statuses/445647958395351040">March 17, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Jets&amp;src=hash">#Jets</a> are still looking to add a WR, and source says they are interested in Sidney Rice. <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Saints&amp;src=hash">#Saints</a> are too, &amp; <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Seahawks&amp;src=hash">#Seahawks</a> would welcome a return</p>&mdash; Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) <a href="https://twitter.com/RapSheet/statuses/445590239042494465">March 17, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>.<a href="https://twitter.com/jairusbyrd">@JairusByrd</a> talks about why he joined the <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Saints&amp;src=hash">#Saints</a> on <a href="https://twitter.com/nflnetwork">@NFLNetwork</a> (VIDEO) <a href="http://t.co/BB0mhcDGX9">http://t.co/BB0mhcDGX9</a> <a href="http://t.co/xojknW8byx">pic.twitter.com/xojknW8byx</a></p>&mdash; New Orleans Saints (@Saints) <a href="https://twitter.com/Saints/statuses/445599745998733312">March 17, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Strief&#39;s signing bonus is just $5.5 mil over 5 years. Makes him a cut candidate starting in year 3 if he declines. Pretty safe contract</p>&mdash; Saints Nation Blog (@SaintsNationBlg) <a href="https://twitter.com/SaintsNationBlg/statuses/445594257168945154">March 17, 2014</a></blockquote>

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