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Bradley Handwerger / WWLTV.com Sports Reporter
Email: bhandwerger@wwltv.com | Twitter: @wwltvsports

METAIRIE, La. The agent for quarterback Luke McCown tweeted that his client signed a contract with the Saints following his tryout with the team.

The Saints were in need of a third quarterback while it continues to negotiate a long-term contract with Drew Brees.

'Congrats to Luke McCown for signing with the#Saints!' agent Mike McCartney said.

McCown turned heads beginning with his first practice of the three-day minicamp that just concluded.

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