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Saints sign running back Tim Hightower

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - The Saints have signed running back Tim Hightower to a futures contract, a source confirmed to FOX 8 sports Sunday.

Hightower has been out of football since the end of the 2011 season with various injuries.

Saints fans may remember Hightower as the player who took the opening play of the 2010 Divisional Playoff game, 70 yards for a touchdown.

Hightower scored ten touchdowns as a rookie for the Cardinals in 2008. His most productive season on the ground was 2010 when he rushed for 736 yards. 

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