Saints match Falcons' offer sheet for Rafael Bush

The New Orleans Saints matched the Atlanta Falcons' offer sheet for restricted free agent safety Rafael Bush.

The Saints had until Tuesday to match the offer sheet. He got the low tender offer, so there would have been be no draft pick compensation if the Saints didn't match the offer.

Bush is a former undrafted free agent from South Carolina State who has also played for the Denver Broncos.

He signed with the Falcons in 2010 out of college.

Last season, he played in 13 games with six starts for the Saints and had a career-high 42 tackles

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Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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