Saints pick up fifth-year option for Kenny Vaccaro

The New Orleans Saints have exercised the fifth-year option for safety Kenny Vaccaro. Vaccaro will receive the average of the third to 25th highest paid safeties in the NFL. It will be roughly $5 million and change. Vaccaro has started 44 of 48 regular-season games. He has 257 career tackles, five sacks and three interceptions with two forced fumbles. Follow me on Twitter: @AaronWilson_NFL Aaron Wilson covers the Texans for The Houston Chronicle.  
Aaron Wilson
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.

Upcoming Games

Aug 5th, 8:00 PM

Dallas

Pittsburgh

@

Aug 12th, 7:30 PM

Washington

New England

@

Aug 12th, 7:30 PM

Pittsburgh

Philadelphia

@