Saints Sign Linebacker To Reserve/Future Deal
Despite still being alive and well in the 2017 NFL Playoffs, the New Orleans Saints continue to work on their offseason roster.
The team signed linebacker Sae Tautu to a reserve/future contract on Monday.
Teams can sign players to reserve/future deals prior to the league's new calendar year, which begins in March.
As for New Orleans, they're allowed to sign free agents to reserve/future contracts as long as the player was not on the active roster when the season ended.
The 25-year old Tautu was signed by the Saints as an undrafted free agent following the 2017 NFL Draft.
The 6-foot-3, 245-pound Tautu, who played his college football at BYU, was placed on injured reserve by the Saints, and then released with an injury settlement, after suffering a sprained MCL early in training camp.
A native of American Fork, Utah, Tautu totaled 100 career tackles, including 10 during his college career.
Tautu joins guard Andrew Tiller, defensive back Bradley Sylve and wide receiver Paul Turner as players that the Saints have signed to reserve/future deals.