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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

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
115 0 2

Saints WR Moore looking to bounce back

Posted Aug. 06, 2010 @ 3:15 p.m. ET
Word is Saints WR Lance Moore has impressed observers in training camp.

Saints' defense likely to decline

Posted Aug. 01, 2010 @ 12:27 p.m. ET
Fantasy owners should be wary of an overrated Saints defense, which is unlikely to come close to the 39 takeaways it produced last season.

Saints sign first-round pick Robinson

Posted July 30, 2010 @ 9:22 a.m. ET
The Saints announced Friday that the club has agreed to terms with first-round pick Patrick Robinson, the team's first-round draft choice, on a five-year contract.

Saints agree to terms with Ramsey, Graham

Posted July 28, 2010 @ 5:02 p.m. ET
The Saints announced they have agreed to terms with QB Patrick Ramsey and rookie TE Jimmy Graham.

NFC South training-camp reports

Posted July 25, 2010 @ 11:27 a.m. ET
In the seventh chapter of our training-camp reports, we look at the NFC South teams, including a Panthers team led defensively by LB Jon Beason.

Fantasy owners should have PK strategy

Posted July 24, 2010 @ 3:55 p.m. ET
Fantasy owners will concentrate their draft preparation on quarterbacks, running backs, wide receivers and tight ends, but reading up on kickers before your draft is wise, writes PFW's Mike Wilkening.

Saints re-sign McCray, sign Tennant

Posted July 22, 2010 @ 2:59 p.m. ET
The Saints signed one of their draft picks Thursday and re-signed a player they recently cut.

Daniel, Ramsey expected to battle to back up Brees

Posted July 22, 2010 @ 1:17 p.m. ET
Patrick Ramsey, who is expected to sign with the Saints, and second-year player Chase Daniel will compete to become Drew Brees' top backup in training camp.

Exclusive trenchmarks

Posted July 19, 2010 @ 12:37 p.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly offers an exclusive breakdown of the top-rated teams in each division in terms of overall play in the trenches on both sides of the ball. 

Saints sign rookie DT Woods

Posted July 15, 2010 @ 7 p.m. ET
The Saints have signed rookie DT Al Woods to a four-year contract, the team announced Thursday.

Saints RB Thomas waiting for new deal

Posted July 08, 2010 @ 9:25 a.m. ET
With about three weeks to go until training camp, it appears Pierre Thomas would like more money than the Saints are willing to give.

Saints will have 'pitch count' for Sharper in training camp

Posted June 30, 2010 @ 6:35 p.m. ET
Saints FS Darren Sharper could be limited for much of training camp as he returns from knee surgery.

Payton peels back curtain in new book

Posted June 29, 2010 @ 1:22 p.m. ET
Just before the Saints officially turn the page on last season, head coach Sean Payton is releasing his first book. He discussed the memoir, and several other topics, with PFW on Monday.

WR Horn to retire with Saints

Posted June 25, 2010 @ 12:08 p.m. ET
WR Joe Horn has signed a contract with the Saints and will retire, the team announced.

Saints’ Robinson could become top backup at corner

Posted June 24, 2010 @ 3:19 p.m. ET
Saints rookie CB Patrick Robinson took reps with the second-team defense in OTAs.

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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