RB Pierre Thomas signs two-year extension with Saints

By Josh Katzowitz | NFL Writer

Pierre Thomas will return to New Orleans. (USATSI)
Pierre Thomas will return to New Orleans. (USATSI)

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With the Saints releasing a number of players recently in order to get under the 2014 salary cap, including receiver Lance Moore and running back Darren Sproles, it was assumed by many that running back Pierre Thomas also would be a cap causality.

Especially when the team gave a monster deal to safety Jairus Byrd on Tuesday.

That apparently is not the case. Here's the scoop from Thomas' agent.

Thomas rushed for a team-high 549 yards and two touchdowns last season, but it looks like he might fall behind Mark Ingram on the depth chart next season.

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