<span style="">The New Orleans Saints have retained an important offensive weapon by agreeing to terms with WR Devery Henderson it was announced today by Executive Vice President/General Manager Mickey Loomis. Terms of the contracts for the veteran, who was an Unrestricted Free Agent, was not released.
Henderson has 74 receptions for 1,497 yards and 11 touchdowns since being drafted in the second round out of LSU in 2004. One of the NFL's fastest players, his receiving average of 20.2 leads the club over that span, and the distance of his 11 career touchdown catches have averaged 36.2 yards.
Henderson has played in 44 games with 19 starts since joining the Saints, and has 10 grabs of 45 yards or more. He led the NFL in 2006 with an average of 23.3 yards per catch, and his five TD grabs that season averaged 48.2 yards. In 2007, Henderson hauled in 20 passes for 403 yards (20.5 avg.) with three touchdowns. He added the fourth 100-yard performance of his career with four catches for 101 yards, including a 54-yard reception, vs. Carolina, Oct. 7.