David Hawthorne to Saints

Updated: April 3, 2012, 5:50 PM ET
By Michael C. Wright | ESPNChicago.com

Former Seattle Seahawks linebacker David Hawthorne agreed to terms Tuesday on a five-year contract with the New Orleans Saints, the team announced on Twitter.

Financial terms of the deal weren't immediately available.

Hawthorne, 26, is coming off a season in which he notched a career-high three interceptions to go with 115 tackles. He became a starter in 2009 after signing with Seattle as an undrafted free agent out of TCU in 2008.

Hawthorne has led the Seahawks in tackles ...

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