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Saints News, 2/11/16: Ellerbe to Make $1.7 Million; Ingrid Williams Involved in Fatal Accident

After his restructure yesterday, Saints' WLB Dannell Ellerbe's base salary has dropped down to $1.7 Million from $4.1 Million next year, according to various reports. Monty Williams' wife, Ingrid Williams, was killed in a tragic car accident as well. Former Saints' Wide Receiver Josh Morgan was charged with reckless use of a firearm (a misdeameanor) after accidentally shooting himself as well, though his injuries weren't serious.

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