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New Orleans Saints cornerback Marshon Lattimore (23) and New Orleans Saints defensive back Justin Hardee (34) celebrate Lattimore's interception of a Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles (9) pass during the fourth quarter of a divisional playoff game Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. The Saints won 20-14.

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The Saints are working on retaining some players.

Cornerback Justin Hardee, long snapper Zach Wood, linebacker Vince Biegel and offensive lineman Cameron Tom have signed tenders to remain in New Orleans next season, according to league sources.

Sean Fazende of Fox 8 first broke the news of Hardee's signing.

Hardee ranked fourth on the Saints in special teams snaps last season behind Taysom Hill, Craig Robertson and Chris Banjo. Biegel ranked fifth.

Hardee also played 77 snaps on defense and had one interception. 

Wood was a key part of a strong special-teams unit last season, and Tom played 178 snaps on offense, mostly as a reserve.

Exclusive-rights free agents are players with only one or two accrued seasons. They are not eligible to negotiate with other teams, unlike restricted free agents, who can seek other offers. 

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This article originally ran on theadvocate.com.

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