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Saints, Jim Leonhard agree to deal

Updated: April 8, 2013, 4:46 PM ET
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Veteran safety Jim Leonhard agreed to terms with the New Orleans Saints on Monday, the team announced.

The 30-year-old Leonhard played last season for the Denver Broncos after spending the three previous seasons with the New York Jets.

With the Jets he played for coach Rex Ryan. Now he'll play for Ryan's brother, Rob, who is the Saints' defensive coordinator.

"I got the okay from my agent," Leonhard tweeted Monday. "New year, new opportunity. We are glad to be joining ...

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