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New Orleans Saints finish up 2012 NFL Draft class by signing wide receiver Nick Toon

May 24, 2012; Metairie, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints rookie wide receiver Nick Toon (88) makes a reception during organized team activities at the team

The New Orleans Saints can head into training camp with no holdouts and everyone accounted for from the 2012 NFL Draft after it was announced that they had signed wide receiver Nick Toon.

Toon was signed to a four-year deal with no details as of yet to the amount.  He was the last member of the Saints 2012 draft picks to sign and will be headed to training camp.

After being drafted in the fourth round, Toon developed quite a buzz heading into rookie mini-camp and organized team activities.  But now he will get the ultimate treat for a rookie wide receiver.

The former Wisconsin receiver will be catching passes from quarterback Drew Brees in training camp which is important since Brees wasn’t there for OTA’s and he needs to develop a comfort level with Toon.

Toon should really try to develop the relationship in earnest since he will be in contention to battle for the fourth wide receiver spot on the roster that was vacated by former Saints receiver Robert Meachem.

Toon finished his college career with 171 catches for 2,447 yards and 18 touchdowns.  During mini-camp, Toon has drawn comparisons to current Saints wide receiver Marques Colston, which isn’t bad company to be in.

Topics: 2012 Nfl Draft, Drew Brees, Marques Colston, New Orleans Saints, Nick Toon, Robert Meachem, Wisconsin University

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  • larryjames836

    If Marques Colston is happy with Nick Toon he will be alright as long as he can catch Drew Brees passes. He was good in college be the NFL is at a faster paste but he knows what is ask of him. He knows he must give it his best he look like he has a set a receiver hand we will know at training camp. Good Luck Nick Toon.

  • ginnitti

    Spotrac has a list of the Saints draft picks with their signed contracts http://www.spotrac.com/draft-tracker/nfl/new-orleans-saints/

  • Gene Higginbotham

    Ginnitti–glad im not the only one who knows about Spotrac! Use it all the time.

  • Gene Higginbotham

     @larryjames836 Saints are expecting good things from him.
     

  • Gene Higginbotham

     @ginnitti  I love Spotrac!  Use it all the time.
     

  • larryjames836

    @Gene Higginbotham ; This CBA I don’t think this good for the players because they don’t stand a chance with Goodell with this CBA whatever the Hell this is.