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Saints re-sign Rafael Bush, Eric Olsen, Michael Higgins

  • By Associated Press
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METAIRIE, La. (AP) - New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis says the club has re-signed safety Rafael Bush, tight end Michael Higgins and guard Eric Olsen.

All three players were reserves last season, but Bush and Olsen saw substantial playing time.

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Bush appeared in all 16 games and led the Saints with 15 special teams tackles to go with a fumble recovery. He also had an interception, which he returned 40 yards, to go with 13 tackles on defense.

The 6-foot-3, 305-pound Olsen also appeared in 16 games last season, often checking in as a tackle-eligible tight end, giving the Saints an extra blocker.

Higgins was signed by New Orleans as an undrafted free agent in 2011. The 6-6 tight end has appeared in four games with one start.

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