New Orleans Saints Need To Retain Tight End David Thomas

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David Thomas has been a solid player since the Saints acquired him from New England at the start of the 2009 season to backup Jeremy Shockey, his receiving numbers are great considering his role with the offense, his blocking is outstanding.

The Saints need to try and bring him back to continue to play the same role with tight-end Jimmy Graham.

Lets not forget that Graham is only playing his second year in the league and this will be his first as the starter.

Thomas just finished his 5th season in 2010, his second with the Saints, and  I hope they decide to bring him back for his third. He has been an impact player since he arrived in New Orleans.

His 2009 and 2010 season’s with the Saints have been his best seasons of his career. He has played in 15 games in 2009 and had 35 receptions for 356 yards and 1 touchdown while helping the Saints to the Super Bowl.

The following season 2010 he played in 13 games had 30 receptions for 219 yards and 2 touchdowns.

I think he would also be a great influence to Jimmy Graham. The Saints have made some cuts early this off-season including tight end Jeremy Shockey, running back PJ Hill, Full back Marcus Mailei and I’m sure there are more to come possibly including corner-back Randall Gay unless he is willing to take a cut in pay.

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Topics: Bob Sanders, Darren Sharper, David Thomas, Jeremy Shockey, Jimmy Graham, New Orleans Saints, Roman Harper

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