Boston Globe: Saints Part With Coby Fleener

The New Orleans Saints released tight end Coby Fleener after two seasons with the team, the Boston Globe reported on Monday.

Fleener recorded 72 receptions for 926 yards and five touchdowns in 27 games since signing a five-year, $36 million deal with the Saints as a free agent in 2016.

The 29-year-old posted a career-low single-season total in catches (22) to go along with 295 receiving yards and two scores in 11 games in 2017 He did not start any games last season, and his campaign was cut short with a trip to injured reserve due to a concussion.

The Saints signed Benjamin Watson as a free agent this offseason to join Josh Hill and Michael Hoomanawanui among others at the tight end position.

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