Saints Release Shiloh Keo
The New Orleans Saints made a number of roster moves official on Monday.
Among the transactions was the release of veteran safety/special teams performer Shiloh Keo.
The Saints signed Keo to a one-year deal on March 8, just one day before the NFL free agency period began.
The 29-year old Keo was signed at the veteran minimum.
A native of Bothell, Washington, Keo appeared in three games with the Denver Broncos last season, before signing with the Saints in November. While he didn’t play a snap on defense, Keo logged 130 special teams snaps in the last seven games of the year.
A 5th round pick by the Houston Texans in the 2011 NFL Draft out of Idaho, Keo spent three seasons with the Texans, before his stint with the Broncos.
In parts of five NFL seasons, Keo has compiled 93 tackles and 3 interceptions.
Also on Monday, the Saints also waived receiver Ahmad Fulwood, defensive back Anthony Gaitor, offesnive tackle Andrew Lauderdale and guards Clint Van Horn and Collin Buchanan.
The fill spots on their 90-man roster, the Saints officially signed offensive tackle Khalif Barnes, tight end Trey Edmunds and Clay Harbor, and guards Drew Iddings and Josh LeRibeus.