Saints Promoting LB Ben Heeney To Active Roster

Adam Caplan reports that the Saints are calling up LB Ben Heeney to their active roster just a few days after the signed him to their practice squad.

Heeney, 25, is a former fifth-round pick of the Raiders back in 2015. He was in the second year of his four-year, $2,773,724 contract and set to make a base salary of $615,000 when the Raiders elected to cut him loose coming out of the preseason.

The Saints signed him to their practice squad earlier in the week.

In 2016, Heeny appeared in four games for the Raiders and recorded 15 tackles and no sacks or interceptions.

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