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Saints release Spagnuolo, Flajole

Steve Spagnuolo (Photo from neworleanssaints.com) Steve Spagnuolo (Photo from neworleanssaints.com)

FOX 8 News received this press release from the Saints organization Thursday evening:

New Orleans Saints Relieve DC Steve Spagnuolo and Secondary Coach Ken Flajole of Their Duties

Sean Payton said the Saints will be changing to a 3-4 alignment on defense

The New Orleans Saints announced Thursday that Defensive Coordinator Steve Spagnuolo and Secondary Coach Ken Flajole have been relieved of their duties with the team.

"I personally want to thank Steve and Ken for their contributions during what was an unprecedented 2012 season," said Saints Head Coach Sean Payton. "Philosophically we are changing our defense to a 3-4 alignment and right now is the best time to accomplish this transition."

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