$how Me The Money: Which Unhappy New Orleans Saints Will Get Big Deals?

June 17, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Once you win a ring, it's time to get paid.
That's the mindset in the NFL, and you see it every year. A player's monetary value is never higher than it is the year after winning it all. The Super Bowl winner is usually one of the teams that sees its roster gets raided in the offseason.
One of the more glaring examples came when New Orleans gave Jason David millions of dollars after he won a title with the Colts. David quickly drew the ire of Saints fans and was released after two years.
The free agency rules changed this season, and teams have been able to keep more of their own players. A player must now have accrued six NFL seasons instead of four to qualify for unrestricted free agency.
This change has upset many players who were expecting to cash in on lucrative long-term deals, and instead have had to settle for one-year tenders.
Which players will New Orleans reward? Here are four notable Saints that are looking for long-term contracts:

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