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The New Orleans Saints re sign Zach Strief

ImageZach Strief will stay in New Orleans after agreeing to a five-year contract worth up too $20.5 million. $8.4 million in guaranteed money and a $5.5 million signing bonus.

He has done really well protecting Drew Brees and opening up running lanes for the running backs. Strief, 30 took over the starting offensive tackle position in 2011. The 2011 and 2013 seasons had to be his best so far. He has allowed three sacks in 15 starts. He struggled in 2011 due to a groin injury. Strief is a seventh-round pick out of Northwestern. He has been selected as captain the past two years.

I really think this is great news, because it guarantees he will be sticking around for awhile. The offensive line has struggled a little bit this year. It seemed to me that Brees was sacked more this season to previous seasons. Having a good offensive line is key, because you can’t pass or run the ball without a good offensive line. Plus quarterbacks are highly paid now compared to 10-15 years ago, so you want to make sure that your high paid quarterback stays off his back and off the injury report.

Now all the Saints need is to come to terms with Brian De la Puente who is a free agent and listening to other teams offers. Like i always say “In Loomis We Trust” He always seems to make things happen.