Mouton: Why the Saints declined Eli Apple's option
Here’s why the Saints said ‘no.’ Apple will cost the Saints $2.5 million in 2019. If they had said ‘yes’ to that fifth-year option, he would have cost $13.7 million next year. The Saints could still sign him to a more reasonable contract after the season if they choose to.
6:11 PM CDT May 1, 2019