Saints guard Tim Lelito signs restricted free agent tender

Saints guard Tim Lelito signs restricted free agent tender

NEW ORLEANS (WAFB) - The New Orleans Saints have signed Tim Lelito to a contract extension for the 2016 season.

Lelito was offered a contract by the Dallas Cowboys, but decided he had a better opportunity to start with the Saints.

Lelito started the 2015 season as the team's starting left guard, making nine straight starts at the position. He played in 15-of-16 games on the season with 13 starts.

The Saints offensive lineman shared his signing on Instagram:

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