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Fleur-de-Links, April 13: Saints pick up Peat’s fifth year option

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The versatile lineman is the first 2015 Saints pick to see his rookie deal through.

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ORCHARD PARK, NY - New Orleans Saints offensive guard Andrus Peat (75) blocks Buffalo Bills  defensive tackle Kyle Williams (95) as New Orleans Saints quarterback  Drew Brees (9) throws a pass during the first half at New Era Field.
ORCHARD PARK, NY - New Orleans Saints offensive guard Andrus Peat (75) blocks Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Kyle Williams (95) as New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) throws a pass during the first half at New Era Field.
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Saints pick up Andrus Peat's fifth-year option on rookie deal | theadvocate.com
The New Orleans Saints have picked up the fifth-year option on Andrus Peat's rookie deal, according to NFLPA records, making Peat the first rookie taken in the 2015 draft to be locked up through the end of his deal.

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