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Saints News, 4/21/14: Saints Pick Up Fifth-Year Option on Cam Jordan

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According to Larry Holder of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, the Saints have picked up the option on defensive end Cam Jordan, locking him in through the 2015 season with a $6.969 million salary. In other news, Saints players returned to the facility today to begin the team's offseason conditioning program and the NFL says it will release the 2014 regular season schedule either Wednesday or Thursday of this week.

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>According to the NFLPA website, the <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Saints&amp;src=hash">#Saints</a> exercised the fifth-year option on DE Cameron Jordan. It’s worth $6,969,000.</p>&mdash; Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) <a href="https://twitter.com/RapSheet/statuses/458310098809409536">April 21, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>&quot;Hatred and bitterness and anger only consume the vessel that contains them. It doesn&#39;t hurt another… <a href="http://t.co/yEuzWSeo0S">http://t.co/yEuzWSeo0S</a></p>&mdash; Reggie Bush (@ReggieBush) <a href="https://twitter.com/ReggieBush/statuses/458334489199259648">April 21, 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> pick up DE Cameron Jordan&#39;s 2015 option <a href="http://t.co/JC655l7KQo">http://t.co/JC655l7KQo</a> via <a href="https://twitter.com/ESPNNFL">@espnnfl</a></p>&mdash; Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) <a href="https://twitter.com/MikeTriplett/statuses/458326456708263936">April 21, 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> are $3,450,141 under the salary cap with Robert Meachem&#39;s new deal on the books.</p>&mdash; Larry Holder (@LarryHolder) <a href="https://twitter.com/LarryHolder/statuses/458324920444141569">April 21, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>What you put in, is what you will get out! Great 1st day of work, with the fellows. <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23grinding&amp;src=hash">#grinding</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23whodat&amp;src=hash">#whodat</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23letsgetachampionship&amp;src=hash">#letsgetachampionship</a></p>&mdash; Curtis Lofton (@CurtisLofton50) <a href="https://twitter.com/CurtisLofton50/statuses/458322579820785665">April 21, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Chime in with your thoughts for upcoming NFC South roundtable: Has any team made moves that could alter balance of power in the division?</p>&mdash; Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) <a href="https://twitter.com/MikeTriplett/statuses/458318895129317376">April 21, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Felt good to be back with the fellas for workouts clowning talking ish and working at the same time this year bout to be special</p>&mdash; rafael bush (@rbush36) <a href="https://twitter.com/rbush36/statuses/458312627039391744">April 21, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>As expected, the <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Saints&amp;src=hash">#Saints</a> put the fifth-year option on Cam Jordan. $6,969,000 base salary for 2015, via NFLPA website.</p>&mdash; Larry Holder (@LarryHolder) <a href="https://twitter.com/LarryHolder/statuses/458311602781945856">April 21, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>As of the NFLPA website right now, no option for 2015 has been given to <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Saints&amp;src=hash">#Saints</a> RB Mark Ingram.</p>&mdash; Larry Holder (@LarryHolder) <a href="https://twitter.com/LarryHolder/statuses/458311888514727936">April 21, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Great 1st day of work today! <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23WhoDat&amp;src=hash">#WhoDat</a></p>&mdash; Terron Armstead (@T_Armstead72) <a href="https://twitter.com/T_Armstead72/statuses/458310513424744448">April 21, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Saintsation Audition Information! <a href="http://t.co/wGlfCuyP2D">pic.twitter.com/wGlfCuyP2D</a></p>&mdash; Saintsations (@Saintsations) <a href="https://twitter.com/Saintsations/statuses/458297894483685376">April 21, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Felt like the new kid in class today lol <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23FlyEaglesFly&amp;src=hash">#FlyEaglesFly</a> <a href="http://t.co/sJSa1jyvUs">pic.twitter.com/sJSa1jyvUs</a></p>&mdash; Malcolm Jenkins (@MalcolmJenkins) <a href="https://twitter.com/MalcolmJenkins/statuses/458297424285818881">April 21, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Robert Meachem&#39;s deal with <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Saints&amp;src=hash">#Saints</a> is one year, $920k (with 65k signing bonus). Only counts $635k against cap ...</p>&mdash; Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) <a href="https://twitter.com/MikeTriplett/statuses/458293991835185152">April 21, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Saints CFO Ed Lang talks about his experience at the Boston Marathon last year on today&#39;s <a href="https://twitter.com/blackbluereport">@BlackBlueReport</a> podcast: <a href="http://t.co/BTCD4Yp6A9">http://t.co/BTCD4Yp6A9</a></p>&mdash; New Orleans Saints (@Saints) <a href="https://twitter.com/Saints/statuses/458291011056599040">April 21, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>RT"<a href="https://twitter.com/OGREUBEN_53">@OGREUBEN_53</a>: <a href="https://twitter.com/J_7TRE_E">@J_7TRE_E</a> hey this is EDDIE REUBEN and was wondering if u have another football camp coming up"~~~~&gt; <a href="http://t.co/hgVgbMRNGw">pic.twitter.com/hgVgbMRNGw</a></p>&mdash; JAHRIEVANS (@J_7TRE_E) <a href="https://twitter.com/J_7TRE_E/statuses/458289146570625024">April 21, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Rolando McClain says he&#39;s &quot;done&quot; with football, and maybe this time football will agree with him <a href="http://t.co/9POfWWfU1K">http://t.co/9POfWWfU1K</a></p>&mdash; ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) <a href="https://twitter.com/ProFootballTalk/statuses/458286425222680577">April 21, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Shoulda been workin out this mornin but I come down and jus had to deal wit this...Guess day one workouts r on my own <a href="http://t.co/xJTmgEdDoa">pic.twitter.com/xJTmgEdDoa</a></p>&mdash; cameron jordan (@camjordan94) <a href="https://twitter.com/camjordan94/statuses/458272820980494337">April 21, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Starting to think it&#39;s time to move...</p>&mdash; cameron jordan (@camjordan94) <a href="https://twitter.com/camjordan94/statuses/458273743421194240">April 21, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>&quot;<a href="https://twitter.com/Saints">@Saints</a>: The <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Saints&amp;src=hash">#Saints</a> drafted McAllister (<a href="https://twitter.com/dmcallister26">@DMcAllister26</a>) 13 years ago today <a href="http://t.co/5LhIprQTMQ">http://t.co/5LhIprQTMQ</a> <a href="http://t.co/DGJBRzRX6v">pic.twitter.com/DGJBRzRX6v</a>&quot; man time flies</p>&mdash; deuce mcallister (@dmcallister26) <a href="https://twitter.com/dmcallister26/statuses/458265493812420610">April 21, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Schedule release now planned for Wednesday, maybe Thursday <a href="http://t.co/e0aHbTUVlA">http://t.co/e0aHbTUVlA</a></p>&mdash; ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) <a href="https://twitter.com/ProFootballTalk/statuses/458264595572879361">April 21, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Gettin back to the grind today... <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23whodatnation&amp;src=hash">#whodatnation</a> first day back liftin lets get it today <a href="http://t.co/o7laQNesNg">http://t.co/o7laQNesNg</a></p>&mdash; cameron jordan (@camjordan94) <a href="https://twitter.com/camjordan94/statuses/458255260809977856">April 21, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>First day of <a href="https://twitter.com/Saints">@Saints</a> off-season, Excited to meet my new teammates and prepare for the 2014 season&#10;<a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23WhoDat&amp;src=hash">#WhoDat</a></p>&mdash; Thomas Morstead (@thomasmorstead) <a href="https://twitter.com/thomasmorstead/statuses/458251208168177664">April 21, 2014</a></blockquote>

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Saints News

New Orleans Saints pick up Cameron Jordan 2015 option - ESPN
The New Orleans Saints exercised their fifth-year option on Pro Bowl defensive end Cameron Jordan, a league source told ESPN. The one-year option is worth $6.969 million.

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Cam Jordan will be scheduled to make a base salary of $6.969 million in 2015, which will prevent him from hitting the open market as a free agent.

Report: Saints exercise fifth-year option on DE Cameron Jordan - CBSSports.com
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Saints pick up fifth-year option on Cam Jordan | ProFootballTalk
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