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The New Orleans Saints were quite busy on Thursday night. Not only did they draft Chris Olave and Trevor Penning, they re-signed one of their veteran wideouts.

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According to ESPN insider Field Yates, wide receiver Deonte Harty, previously known as Deonte Harris, signed his restricted free agent tender with the Saints.

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As part of this deal, Harty will earn $3.986 million for the 2022 season.

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Harty played a significant role for the Saints in 2021, hauling in 36 passes for 570 yards and three touchdowns. Let’s also not forget that he’s an All-Pro kick returner.

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Since entering the league in 2019, Harty has totaled 1,770 yards on kickoff returns. He’s a lethal weapon in open space.

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Now that Olave is on the roster and Michael Thomas is inching closer to being 100 percent

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Harty should have more room to operate in New Orleans’ offense.

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If Harty plays well this fall, he could receive a lucrative contract next offseason.