Saints Sign Two To Reserve/Future Deals
Despite being alive and well in the 2017 NFL Playoffs, the New Orleans Saints are already working on their offseason roster.
The team signed guard Andrew Tiller and defensive back Bradley Sylve to reserve/future contracts on Thursday.
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 28-year old Tiller was drafted by the Saints in the 6th round of the 2012 NFL Draft out of Syracuse.
The 6-foot-4, 324-pound Tiller, who never appeared in a game for the Saints, also had stops with the then-San Diego Chargers, Green Bay Packers, Kansas City Chiefs, and San Francisco 49ers, who he appeared in 14 of his career games with, from 2014-2016.
A native of Queens, New York, Tiller was released by the Chiefs prior to the start of the 2017 season.
The 6-foot, 180-pound Sylve played his college football collegiately at Alabama, before joining the Buffalo Bills as as undrafted free agent following the 2017 NFL Draft.
A native of Port Sulphur, Sylve was on the Saints' practice squad for a part of the 2017 season.