Mike TriplettESPN Workers AuthorDiscontinuance
- Covered Saints for eight years at Contemporary Orleans Cases-Picayune
- Beforehand covered LSU soccer, San Francisco 49ers
- Iowa native and College of Iowa graduate
METAIRIE, La. — The Contemporary Orleans Saints rep released normal security Kurt Coleman after stunning one season.
Coleman’s free up comes as no surprise after his position diminished in Contemporary Orleans sometime of the season. He played most attention-grabbing three snaps at some stage in the Saints’ two playoff video games.
And they’ll connect no longer no longer up to $4 million in opposition to the salary cap by releasing the nine-300 and sixty five days normal — $5.5 million in the occasion that they designate it as a put up-June 1 free up.
Coleman, who turns 31 in April, signed a three-300 and sixty five days, $16.35 million contract with the Saints after being released by the rival Carolina Panthers around this time closing 300 and sixty five days. But he difficulty up making stunning $6.3 million over one 300 and sixty five days. He has no additional ensures on his contract.
Philadelphia Eagles in 2010 and also frolicked with the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs. He has 23 occupation interceptions and 6 compelled fumbles, including the playoffs.
Coleman’s most attention-grabbing season came with the Panthers in 2015, when he had seven interceptions in the customary season and two extra in the playoffs to aid lead Carolina to a Big Bowl. He became also named a captain for the Panthers in 2017.