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Roman Harper

Roman Harper - #41 - S

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 1"/ 200 lbs.
Birthday 12/11/1982
Birthplace Prattville, AL
College Alabama
Years played 8
Drafted 2006, 2nd round, 11th pick by Saints

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Sharper may return to Saints

Posted Jan. 16, 2011 @ 12:18 p.m. ET
Even though he would be entering his 15th NFL season, we hear FS Darren Sharper would like to return to New Orleans next season, and the team may be receptive to his return, according to NFC South Whispers.

Saints would rather not have to replace OLT Bushrod this offseason

Posted Jan. 15, 2011 @ 10:04 p.m. ET
OLT Jermon Bushrod could become an unrestricted free agent in the offseason, but we hear the Saints are not eager to get rid of him.

Seahawks show NFL parody, not parity

Posted Jan. 11, 2011 @ 1:41 p.m. ET
There is really only one thing you can say about wild-card weekend, writes Ron Borges, and you didn't have to wait until Sunday night to say it.

Window to win not shut for Saints

Posted Jan. 10, 2011 @ 3:53 p.m. ET
The Saints will have to make some difficult decisions on personnel before next season and there will probably be more roster turnover between now and next season than the Saints experienced between winning the Super Bowl and the start of ...

Saturday's games a ratings boon for NBC

Posted Jan. 09, 2011 @ 5:25 p.m. ET
Saturday's exciting wild-card games on NBC earned milestone ratings for the network.

Saints won't go all out to keep RB Thomas

Posted Jan. 08, 2011 @ 11:06 p.m. ET
Oft-injured RB Pierre Thomas will be a free agent in the offseason, and while the Saints would like to have him back, they won't get into a bidding war to retain him, according to NFC South Whispers.

Underdog Seahawks stun Saints in 41-36 win

Posted Jan. 08, 2011 @ 8:29 p.m. ET
Matt Hasselbeck threw four touchdown passes and Marshawn Lynch scored on an electrifying 67-yard run in the final minutes to lead the Seattle Seahawks to an improbable 41-36 victory over the defending Super Bowl champion New Orleans Saints in the ...

Saints' Williams says he's in no hurry to leave

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 11:27 p.m. ET
While he's drawing interest from at least one team with a head-coaching vacancy, Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams reiterated Thursday that he's not prepared to leave his current position for just any head-coaching job.

Hasselbeck to start for Seahawks vs. Saints

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll announced after Thursday's practice that Matt Hasselbeck will be the team's starting quarterback for their wild-card playoff game against the Saints on Saturday.

Saints place RB Thomas on I.R., sign RB Bell

Posted Jan. 05, 2011 @ 3:49 p.m. ET
The Saints have placed RB Pierre Thomas on injured reserve and signed RB Joique Bell to take his spot on the roster.

Oddsmakers make Seahawks massive underdogs

Posted Jan. 05, 2011 @ 4:15 a.m. ET
Whether the Seahawks are indeed the biggest home playoff underdog ever can't be conclusively said, though it is clear they are in the team picture.

Saints playoff primer

Posted Jan. 05, 2011 @ 2:53 a.m. ET
PFW examines the Saints as they prepare for the playoffs, identifying the keys to the offense and the defense, a player to watch, and what they have to do to win the Super Bowl.

Saints place RB Ivory on I.R.

Posted Jan. 04, 2011 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
Days before they begin their playoff run against the Seahawks, the Saints placed RB Chris Ivory on injured reserve and signed RB DeShawn Wynn.

Overcoming injuries against Seattle won’t be new drill for Saints

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 7:16 p.m. ET
The Saints beat the Seahawks, despite having several key players sidelined, earlier this season, and they may be facing similar circumstances when they get the postseason underway at Qwest Field Saturday.

Game times announced for NFL playoffs

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 8:01 p.m. ET
The Jets-Colts wild-card game will be the Saturday night game in the first weekend of the NFL playoffs.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Oct. 13, 2011
Harper says he does not regret a late hit on Carolina receiver Steve Smith that drew a $15,000 fine from the NFL this week.||||||| Harper says the fine was worth it and that his decision to shove Smith as the receiver slowly crossed the goal line last Sunday was good for his team and got his point across. Harper had said after Sunday's 30-27 Saints victory that if a player is going to score on the Saints, he's not going allow anyone to just "walk it in" the end zone. Harper's shove incited a brief scrum between the two teams.
Posted July 29, 2011
The New Orleans Saints have agreed to terms of a 4-year contract with Harper.||||||| The 6-foot-1, 200-pound Harper, a second-round draft pick out of Alabama in 2006, became a starter for the Saints as a rookie and was a Pro Bowl alternate the last two seasons.
Posted Oct. 03, 2010
Harper is out for Sunday's game with a strained right hamstring.||||||| Pierson Prioleau was replacing Harper.
Posted June 15, 2010
New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis says Harper has signed his one-year restricted free agent tender offer. Harper's decision ensures he will make at least $2.52 million in 2010, but it won't necessarily head off a training camp holdout.||||||| Harper, a fifth-year safety and a starter since his rookie year, had resisted signing because he wanted a longer deal. He signed on Tuesday to avoid a situation whereby the Saints, under the NFL's collective bargaining agreement, could lower their offer to 110 percent of Harper's 2009 salary, or around $600,000. Last season, Harper was credited with 99 total tackles, second on the club behind linebacker Jon Vilma. Harper also forced two fumbles and had 1.5 sacks.
Posted Sept. 12, 2008
Harper pulled his right hamstring in the Saints' season-opening 24-20 victory over Tampa Bay last Sunday.||||||| The injury will keep Harper out of the Saints' second game Sunday at Washington.

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