The Saints released linebacker Parys Haralson on Saturday, reports ESPN. Haralson spent the last two seasons with the Saints and posted 35 tackles and three sacks last season.
Veteran Saints linebacker Parys Haralson is hoping to finish his career on Bourbon Street. He isn't planning on retiring after this season, but he wants to remain with the tea m until his career comes to a close, according to NOLA.com. "I like being with the Saints, so hopefully that will be my last stop whenever it's time for me to retire," Haralson said. "Maybe the Saints will be the last team I play with and I'll retire as a Saint. I'm not saying it'll be my last stop in the NFL, but I just don't want to be that guy that goes another year here, another year there, and then retires." Haralson played all 16 games in 2014, totaling 35 tackles with three sacks. He also said he enjoys playing for defensive coordinator Rob Ryan. "I'm not going to lie, I love playing for Rob, and knowing that he was going to be back, is something that I was fired up about," Haralson said. "Knowing that he was going to be back was like a plus."
The Saints have re-signed kicker Shayne Graham and outside linebacker Parys Haralson to league minimum contracts for 2015, reports NOLA.com. Graham, who is entering his 15th season in the league, will earn $970,000 and Haralson, entering his 10th season, will earn $870,000. Graham went 19 of 22 on field goals in 2014 with a long of 50 yards and also went 46 of 47 on extra points. Haralson totaled 35 tackles for the Saints in 2014 with three sacks.
The Saints re-signed linebacker Parys Haralson to a one-year deal, the team announced on Thursday. Haralson, 31, played in every game last season, recording 35 tackles and three sacks. Haralson spent his first seven seasons with the 49ers before joining New Orleans in 2013.
The Saints have agreed to a one-year deal with linebacker Parys Haralson Tuesday, the financial terms of which are not yet known. Haralson appeared in all 16 games for the Saints after he was acquired in a preseason trade. He recorded 35 tackles -- 16 solo -- and 3.5 sacks in eight starts. He is an eight-year veteran.