Saints release running back Daniel Lasco

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The Saints added veteran running back Shane Vereen earlier today, so they had to make a spot for him.

According to Josh Katzenstein of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, the Saints are waiving running back Daniel Lasco with a failed physical designation.

Lasco, a former seventh-rounder in the 2016 NFL Draft, suffered a spinal injury last year while making a tackle on special teams, and finished the season on injured reserve.

He was later diagnosed with a bulging disc, though it wasn’t thought to be career-threatening.