Old college security Kurt Coleman’s time in Fresh Orleans it appears proved brief.
Decrease than a 365 days after signing a three-365 days deal rate $16.5 million, Coleman used to be launched by the Saints, NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo reported, through a source educated of the realm. Garafolo adds the team will leave the door open for Coleman, who used to be due a whole of $5.5 million of compensation in 2019.
The transaction does not come as a serious surprise. No subject signing for starting up money, Coleman’s playing time enormously decreased because the 2018 season stepped forward and he realized it exhausting to accept on the realm with one of the fundamental team’s defensive subpackages.
Coleman performed the season showing in all 16 video games with nine starts, totaling 36 tackles and a compelled fumble on 359 defensive snaps (34.9 percent). In two postseason video games, Coleman recorded three whole defensive snaps and 12 snaps on special teams.
The Saints are covered for now first and famous security positions given the presence of free security Marcus Williams and famous security Vonn Bell.
The Saints might possibly well also elect to snarl attend ancient security Chris Banjo, who is eligible for unrestricted free company as one of the fundamental team’s prime special teams contributors, or look to add extra pieces on the attend terminate of protection by free company or the draft.