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Thomas Morstead Signs 5-Year Extension to Save Cap Space

“Legatron” is locked into New Orleans for the foreseeable future.

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Saints Punter and NFC divisional round hero Thomas Morstead has signed a five-year extension to remain in New Orleans for the foreseeable future.

With the announced retirement of Zach Strief earlier this offseason, Morstead and Drew Brees remain the only two active Saints players from the 2009 Super Bowl season.

Morstead was set to cost $4.85 million against the 2018 cap, but exact details of his extension and restructure have yet to be announced.

Depending on how the bonuses/restructures are laid out for 2018, it’s possible the Saints could save up to $2.5 million against the cap. Now before you get to thinking about this being a precursor for a Ndamukong Suh signing, our own John Sigler has his own thoughts;

Stay tuned,