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DE Hargrove re-signs with Saints

The Saints re-signed hard hitting DE Anthony Hargrove today. The DE started six games for the Black and Gold and also won the team’s Ed Block Courage award for coming back from suspensions and abuse to become a significant contributor to the Saints’ Super Bowl run.

The offer is a one year offer worth $1.2 million.

Jason Laconfora of reports on the signing and reaction

DE Anthony Hargove has re-signed with the Saints. The hard hitting DE started six games for the the Saints.”The Saints had no interest in dealing Hargrove, who overcame personal problems to become a valuable performer in their Super Bowl run. Hargrove’s role is slated to expand this season, likely starting at left end and playing tackle on passing downs. He quickly became beloved by players and coaches in New Orleans. He has a close relationship with several coaches on staff and has been in contact with team officials in recent days.

Hargrove, who rebuilt his life and career with the Saints, made a party out of signing his tender, according to a source, wearing “Who Dat” gear and bringing a stereo with him. He told teammates he is blessed and honored to be back with the Super Bowl champs.”

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