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Morstead signs 5-year extension with the Saints

Thomas Morstead signs 5-year extension with the SaintsSource: Edwin Goode, FOX 8 Thomas Morstead signs 5-year extension with the SaintsSource: Edwin Goode, FOX 8
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Saints punter Thomas Morstead signed a 5-year extension according to his Twitter account.

According to Omar Ruiz of the NFL Network, the deal is five years for $20 million. Nine million of the contract is guaranteed.

Morstead has been in the Black and Gold for nine seasons. He's made one Pro Bowl back in 2010. The Saints drafted the SMU Mustang in the fifth round of the 2009 NFL Draft.

He's only had one punt blocked in his nine years with the Saints. Morstead's career average in punt yardage is 47.

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