Meet the newest member of the New Orleans Saints, center Nick Easton.
The New Orleans Saints announced Wednesday, March 20 that they have agreed to terms on a four-year contract with unrestricted free agent center/guard Nick Easton. The announcement was made by Saints Executive Vice President/General Manager Mickey Loomis.
Originally signed as an undrafted free agent by the Baltimore Ravens out of Harvard in 2015, Easton was acquired by the San Francisco 49ers at the end of the preseason. The Lenoir, N.C., native was acquired by the Minnesota Vikings during the 2016 season and opened the last five games at center. In 2017, Easton opened the first 12 games of the 2017 season at left guard for the NFC North champions. Easton spent 2018 on Injured Reserve with a neck injury.
Easton, 6 feet 3, 303 pounds, played in 24 career games for Harvard from 2011-14 and was a first-team All-Ivy League, third-team FCS All-American and first-team FCS North All-American selection after starting all 10 contests as a senior in 2014.