Saints Sign Three Players To Roster
The New Orleans Saints were busy on Tuesday night, adding three players to their roster.
The team signed offensive lineman John Greco, linebacker Gabe Martin, and fullback Zach Line, all to a one-year deals.
The three roster spots became open after the Saints placed right tackle Zach Strief on injured reserve on Tuesday, while waiving linebacker Ben Heeney, and releasing defensive lineman Kendall Langford as a vested veteran.
The 32-year old Greco, who played his college football at Toledo, was selected by the St. Louis Rams in the third round of the 2008 NFL Draft.
The 6-foot-4, 314-pound Greco played three seasons for the Rams, before spending the following six seasons with the Cleveland Browns, prior to be released in September.
A guard and center, Greco has appeared in 111 career games, including 70 starts.
The 25-year old Martin, who played his college football at Toledo, was signed by the Arizona Cardinals as an undrafted free agent following the 2015 NFL Draft.
The 6-foot-2, 235-pound Martin appeared in 8 games over the past two seasons for the Cardinals, compiling 8 total tackles.
A four-year veteran, Line spent training camp with the Saints.
The 27-year old Line spent the last four seasons with the Minnesota Vikings, playing in the same backfield as Adrian Peterson.
In 35 career games, including 10 starts, Line rushed for 25 yards, including two touchdowns.
A native of Oxford, Michigan, Line played his college football at SMU, where he rushed for over 1,000 in three-consecutive seasons (2010-2013).