Cortland Finnegan to Saints: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

August 13, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The New Orleans Saints and veteran cornerback Cortland Finnegan have agreed to a contract, Mike Triplett of ESPN.com reported Friday. The team has not disclosed the terms of the deal.
This comes after Rand Getlin of NFL Network reported the corner visited the Saints on Friday and was "expected to sign" in the aftermath.
Finnegan, 32, spent last season with the Carolina Panthers. He signed in Carolina with five games remaining in the 2016 campaign after previously announcing his retirement. Working mostly in the slot, Finnegan recorded 18 combined tackles and one pass defensed. He added 14 tackles and an interception in the Panthers' postseason run.
“You can’t put it into words,” Finnegan said before the Super Bowl, per Adam H. Beasley of the Miami Herald. “It’s been wonderful. The fact that you get to be alongside guys in this defense and be a part of this is a dream come true. It took me 10 years just to get to the ...

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