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Saints News, 1/16/15: Akiem Hicks, Corey White Get Salary Increases For 2015

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From Nola.com: Saints defensive lineman Akiem Hicks will get a nearly $1 million increase in his 2015 salary after meeting playing-time incentives built in to his contract. Hicks will see his base salary grow from $660,000 to $1.561 million in 2015. Defensive back Corey White's 2015 salary will increase to $1.574 million. The extra money is not guaranteed if a player is cut, and White's future with the club is uncertain. The raise comes from a Proven Performance Escalator clause that is built into the rookie contract of all draft picks in the third through seventh rounds.

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