Saints reportedly show interest in free agent cornerback Richard Sherman

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Richard Sherman

Although the Saints are heavily restricted in spending due to a salary cap crunch, the team has expressed interest in free-agent cornerback Richard Sherman, NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero reported Tuesday.

Sherman, who turns 33 on March 30, could fill a starting job left vacant in New Orleans by the release of Janoris Jenkins. Sherman could also reunite with his former defensive backs coach in Seattle, Kris Richard, is now coaching the secondary in New Orleans.

Sherman, a 10-year veteran who has bene named All-Pro five times in his illustrious career, is not expected to return to the 49ers.

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