Advocate staff photo by ELIOT KAMENITZ-- New Orleans Saints cornerback Corey White (24) celebrates his interception in the third quarter with Green Bay Packers free safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix (21) as they defeat Green Bay Packers 44-23 in the Mercedes-Benz

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Saints cornerback Corey White has been informed of his release, according to a source.

A cornerback by trade, White was beginning to transition to safety late last season. He appeared in 15 games and finished with 53 tackles and two interception.

White earned a Proven Performance Escalator last season that increased his salary to $1.574 for the 2015 season.

Lyons Yellin of WWL first reported White’s release.