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Saints add 17 undrafted free agents

Logan Kilgore AP

The Saints have reached deals with 17 undrafted free agents, the club said Monday.

The group includes one quarterback: Middle Tennessee State’s Logan Kilgore. The 6-foot-3, 206-pound Kilgore joins Luke McCown and Ryan Griffin as backups to Drew Brees. Kilgore completed 216-of-355 passes (60.8 percent) for 2,507 yards with 16 touchdowns and 13 picks in 2013 for the Blue Raiders.

The Saints also agreed to a deal with 6-foot-6, 225-pound Rutgers wide receiver Brandon Coleman, who hauled in 34 passes for 538 yards and four TDs in 2013.

Here are the Saints’ other undrafted free-agent additions: Grand Valley offensive lineman Matthew Armstrong, Northwest Missouri State defensive back Brian Dixon, Boston College outside linebacker Kasim Edebali, Sam Houston State running back Tim Flanders, Brigham Young linebacker Spencer Hadley, Louisiana-Monroe tight end Je’Ron Hamm, McNeese State tight end Nic Jacobs, Valdosta State wide receiver Seantavius Jones, Louisiana-Lafayette defensive lineman Brandon McCray, Michigan State offensive lineman Micajah Reynolds, USC defensive lineman George Uko, Colorado outside linebacker Chidera Uzo-Diribe, Valdosta State defensive lineman Lawrence Virgil, Jacksonville State safety Pierre Warren and Kansas State safety Ty Zimmerman.

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7 Responses to “Saints add 17 undrafted free agents”
  1. floratiotime says: May 12, 2014 1:48 PM

    It’s all they can afford given the extortion contract Drew dragged out of them.

  2. cursedvikings1998 says: May 12, 2014 1:57 PM

    The Saints always excel at finding small-school gems who make it big in the NFL. Like Pierre Thomas and Marques Colston for instance.

  3. kenny3398 says: May 12, 2014 1:59 PM

    Brandon Coleman= The next Marques Colston. That dude could end up being a huge steal. With our great wide receiver coach, Jimmy Graham and Marques Colston mentorship. Nick Toon might be in trouble for that roster spot. Who Dat!!!

  4. boisestatewhodat says: May 12, 2014 2:30 PM

    Don’t forget about Toledo’s own…Lance Moore. Saints have the league’s best front office…period.

  5. mrtullymars says: May 12, 2014 2:58 PM

    You never know if any of these UDFAs will even make the roster. Some don’t even make it to camp. But, I do agree that the Rutgers kid is built like Colston and could challenge Toon for a roster spot. The linemen and LBs are interesting. One or two of them might get a spot, but those safeties and tight ends don’t stand a chance. This QB from MTSU will be lucky to make the practice squad.

  6. kingbrees9 says: May 12, 2014 8:04 PM

    Great additions . Granted most of them won’t be on the final 53 but I think Brandon Coleman and Mathew Armstrong are potential future starters .

  7. kingbrees9 says: May 12, 2014 8:11 PM

    Are focus now before camp should be to add offensive line depth as well as a starting center ( Goodwin) and to find some more young defensive line depth

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