Saints reach five-year deal with Terron Armstead

The New  Orleans Saints agreed to a five-year deal with veteran offensive tackle Terron Armstead. Armstead, 24, is a former third-round pick in the 2013 draft. Armstead overcame a knee injury last season "In a lot of cases guys would have just said 'I can't go,'" Saints coach Sean Payton said in December. "There isn't a left tackle I would trade him for in the league. I really like the way he has progressed. He is smart and athletic, and last week when you watch the tape, you can see that he is not 100 percent and he fights through it." 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.

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