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Posted: Monday, 06 January 2014 7:52PM

Saints sign veteran safety



The Saints have signed a veteran defensive back to help them through the playoff run.

Safety Jordan Pugh sent out a Tweet saying he signed with the Black and Gold.

"It's official I'm a saint!!" he wrote. "#whodat nation lets get it!!!!"

He is a 4th year player.  The Redskins let him go early in this season after just one tackle and one interception.  That pick was against Peyton Manning.

Last year with Washington he had 13 tackles and one sack.

In 2011 Pugh had 18 tackles, forced a fumble with the Panthers and filled in as a kick returner, averaging 25.5 yards per return.  He averaged 24 yards per return in 2010 with Carolina.  He also logged one interception that season and 9 tackles.

Click here to see his stats...

Pugh played both safety and corner in college at Texas A&M.

The Saints have not announced how they are freeing up a roster spot.  WWL Saints Sideline Reporter Kristian Garic says, however, that it is very unlikely that it is related to the head injury that Keenan Lewis suffered in the wildcard playoff game in Philadelphia.

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