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Report: Rafael Bush Hoping Saints Don’t Match Falcons Offer Sheet

 

Update:

Ramon Vargas of the New Orleans Advocate reports that the Falcons offer sheet out to Saints restricted free agent S Rafael Bush is a two-year contract worth a maximum value of $4.5 million.

According to Vargas’ source, Bush would prefer the Saints not much Atlanta’s offer sheet as the Falcons are reportedly offering a chance to be their starting safety opposite of William Moore.

Atlanta is a better situation for Rafael Bush to have a starting role in the defense,” said Vargas’ source. “It is a better situation for his career and for his family.

New Orleans will have until April 8 to decide whether or not to match Atlanta’s offer for Bush.

The Saints extended Bush an original-pick tender back in early March. Bush would have made $1.431 million by playing out the 2014 season under the tender.

Last year, Bush appeared in 13 games for the Saints and totaled 42 tackles, a fumble recovery and five pass defenses.

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