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SportSaints 'comfortable' signing rookie despite pending trial

07:10  12 may  2019
07:10  12 may  2019 Source:   nbcsports.com

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Saints 'comfortable' signing rookie despite pending trial© Steve Conner/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images BOISE, ID - DECEMBER 22: Wyoming Cowboys defensive end Carl Granderson (91) runs with the ball as he returns the ball for a 58 yard for a touchdown during Famous Idaho Potato Bowl featuring the Central Michigan Chippewas and Wyoming Cowboys on December 22, 2017 at Albertson Stadium in Boise, ID. Granderson returned the ball 58 yards for a touchdown. (Photo by Steve Conner/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

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The Saints signed Wyoming defensive end Carl Granderson despite the rookie free agent’s pending legal issue. Granderson has a jury trial in Wyoming scheduled for July 15 in a sexual assault case, the Casper Star-Tribune reports. Saints troll Kentucky Derby after controversial ending.

The New Orleans Saints signed rookie defensive end Carl Granderson after the 2019 draft despite his pending sexual assault case in Wyoming. Trial is scheduled July 15, according to the Casper Star-Tribune.

“We felt real comfortable with everything we knew, and so far he’s done a good job here,” Saints coach Sean Payton said after the second day of team’s rookie minicamp, via Josh Katzenstein of The Times-Picayune.

Granderson faces one count of third-degree sexual assault and one of sexual battery. He pleaded not guilty in Albany County District Court.

Two women allege Granderson touched them sexually without consent at an off-campus apartment in November, days after his final college game.

After Granderson went undrafted, the Saints gave him a $15,000 signing bonus and guaranteed $70,000 of his base salary, per Katzenstein.

Granderson made 173 tackles, 35.5 tackles for loss, 16.5 sacks, three interceptions and three forced fumbles in 42 games over four seasons at Wyoming.

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The Saints said that they were comfortable signing undrafted rookie defensive end Carl Granderson despite a pending trial for sexual assault, but a judge in Wyoming wasn’t comfortable with the terms of a plea agreement Granderson struck with prosecutors to avoid that trial .

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