5 free agents the New Orleans Saints should keep in 2016

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Over 20 New Orleans Saints could be seeing their last game with the team when they take on the Atlanta Falcons in Week 17.

It’s a harsh reality for some players, who don’t know what their immediate future holds. However, there’s always the hope that you latch on with the team for the next season, or at least have some form of employment at the end of the day.

The Saints will have to tackle their respective salary cap issues before they can negotiate with their own, but that doesn’t figure to be too daunting of a task despite what you hear from the national media these days. The bigger question is who will actually crunch the numbers and ultimately make it happen. Current general manager Mickey Loomis is supposed to be that guy, but like the future of so many in the franchise, it cannot be assumed.

Of the scheduled free agents, here’s a list of players the black and gold should consider keeping.

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