REPORT: Saints release G Nick Easton

Saints offensive guard Nick Easton (62)
Saints offensive guard Nick Easton (62)(Josh Auzenne/WAFB-TV | Josh Auzenne/WAFB-TV)
Updated: Feb. 12, 2021 at 4:30 PM CST
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METAIRIE, La. (WAFB) - The Saints have released veteran guard Nick Easton, according to reports.

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Easton has spent the last two seasons in New Orleans, playing in 22 games. In 2021, Easton was set to earn a base salary of $5.5 million, a roster bonus of $375,000, and a workout bonus of $500,000, according to Spotrac. The site added he is also carrying a cap hit of just under $6.9 million and a dead cap value of $1 million. He initially signed a 4-year, $23 million contract with the Saints in 2019.

He spent his first four years in the league with the Minnesota Vikings.

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