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Roman Harper renegotiates contract

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The NFL releases a list of transactions from around the league toward the end of every day that has transactions to report.

The biggest pieces of news on that list have normally been reported on as they happen, but sometimes something pops up on the release that hasn’t been discussed previously. Such was the case on Thursday when the league revealed that Saints safety Roman Harper has signed a renegotiated contract.

Larry Holder of the New Orleans Times-Picayune has gotten no word on the details of the restructured deal, but Harper’s long been seen as a candidate for such maneuvering. Harper was set to make $5.2 million in 2013 with half of the money already guaranteed. It wouldn’t be surprising if the rest of that salary has been affected by the renegotiation.

Harper also had another year on his deal with a $6 million base salary and a cap number of $7.9 million. Those numbers are very high for a team that just drafted Kenny Vaccaro in the first round and also has Malcolm Jenkins at safety. However the restructured contract winds up looking, there’s a good chance this is Harper’s last year in New Orleans.

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6 Responses to “Roman Harper renegotiates contract”
  1. saintsfan26 says: May 24, 2013 10:12 AM

    Thank you Roman. You are a Saint.

  2. mrlaloosh says: May 24, 2013 10:43 AM

    He should be paying the Saints. Lacks cover skills (Vernon Davis, Tony Gonzales etc.) needs to put on weight and play linebacker.

  3. hutch119 says: May 24, 2013 10:53 AM

    Thank you Roman

    -Falcons, Bucs and Panthers

  4. r1zzler says: May 24, 2013 12:02 PM

    The dude got out run by Sam Bradford…. retire already you will be a liability

  5. vfan76 says: May 24, 2013 8:07 PM

    Awesome, more signings like this is going to make the Saint’s even more irrelevant. Nice work Aint’s.

  6. veetan says: May 27, 2013 10:46 PM

    vfan76 says:
    “Awesome, more signings like this is going to make the Saint’s even more irrelevant. Nice work Aint’s.”

    Ah, its sooooo much fun to see another bitter and delusional Vikings fan trolling the Saints page THREE YEARS after his guys choked in that classic NFC Championship game!

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