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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- A person familiar with the situation says the Carolina Panthers have agreed to terms on a two-year contract with Saints free agent safety Roman Harper.

The person spoke on condition of anonymity to The Associated Press because the deal has not been announced.

The 31-year-old Harper has been a mainstay at strong safety in New Orleans for the past eight seasons and went to the Pro Bowl in 2009 and 2010. He only played in five games last season due to injuries.

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