The New Orleans Saints added a defensive lineman to their roster on Wednesday.

The team signed defensive tackle John Hughes, according to his agent.

Hughes spent the preseason with the Saints, compiling 4 tackles in 4 preseason games, prior to being released in September,

The 28-year old Hughes is a former third-round draft choice by the Cleveland Browns in the 2012 NFL Draft.

The 6-foot-2, 320-pound Hughes, has appeared in 58 career games, including 10 starts, with both the Browns and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, compiling 115 tackles, including 5 sacks.