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Saints are expected to make an aggressive push for free agent safety Tyrann Mathieu

Could the Honey Badger really be coming home???

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The New Orleans Saints are expected to make an aggressive push to sign free agent safety Tyrann Mathieu, per ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

Signing Mathieu would be the news that Saints fans have been waiting for over the last few weeks, especially that safety has been a position of concern since the announcement of Malcolm Jenkins’ retirement and losing Marcus Williams to the Baltimore Ravens. It also gives more reason to hope, since the Saints did not address the position in this weekend’s NFL Draft.

Mathieu visited with the Saints in early April and has only met with one other team since, a virtual visit with the Philadelphia Eagles.

When asked about joining the Saints last month, Mathieu said. “It’s a team I grew up watching. Any time I get to play in front of family and friends, it obviously gives me more energy. It would be a great opportunity if that was to come.”

“I don’t think they really need me, but it would be good to go back home and help them win.”

Well, we would like to see you come home too.

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