Saints terminate contract of punter Thomas Morstead

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FILE – In this Jan. 14, 2018, file photo, New Orleans Saints punter Thomas Morstead (6) injures his ribs on a touchdown saving tackle of Minnesota Vikings cornerback Marcus Sherels (35) during the first half of an NFC divisional playoff NFL football game in Minneapolis, Minn. Morstead is one of just two current Saints players who played in the NFC title game against the Vikings in January 2010. The other is quarterback Drew Brees. (Matthew Hinton/The Advocate via AP, File)

NEW ORLEANS, La. ( New Orleans Saints Executive Vice President/General Manager Mickey Loomis announced Thursday that Saints punter Thomas Morstead’s contract has been terminated.

Morstead spent the last 12 seasons with the team after being selected in the fifth round of the 2009 NFL Draft out of SMU. As a team captain since 2013, he made an immense contribution both on the field with the organization and with the local community.

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