American Press

Sunday, May 28, 2017
Southwest Louisiana ,

Saints add DE Richardson, waive WR Tanner

Last Modified: Thursday, September 12, 2013 3:51 PM

METAIRIE (AP) — The New Orleans Saints have signed defensive end Jay Richardson, bolstering their defensive line following a left knee injury to end Tyrunn Walker in Week 1.

Coach Sean Payton said Thursday the club also waived receiver Andy Tanner to make room for Richardson.

Richardson was among New Orleans' final cuts this preseason. Payton says he had told the veteran lineman there was a good chance he could return if the Saints needed more depth at his positions. Richardson can also play outside linebacker in the Saints' 3-4 front.

The former Ohio State standout was a fifth-round draft pick by Oakland in 2007.

Comment on this article

captcha caf9a751bf2e49288935c82ede113e2b

Copyright © 2017 American Press

Privacy Policies: American Press