The Saints have announced they made qualifying offers to 13 players who will become restricted free agents when the new league year begins March 5.
DTs Remi Ayodele and Anthony Hargrove; OTs Jermon Bushrod, Jammal Brown and Zach Strief; safeties Roman Harper, Chris Reis and Usama Young; LB Marvin Mitchell; WRs Lance Moore and Courtney Roby; TE David Thomas; and RB Pierre Thomas each received one-year tenders.
Terms of the offers were not disclosed.
OG Jahri Evans was a notable absence from that list of players, but the team is expected to tender him at the highest level at some point before the March 4 deadline for issuing tenders if they are unable work out a long-term deal with him.
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