Saints sign RB Terrance West as insurance in backfield (1 Viewer)

  • Admin
snews.gif


By Mike Triplett | ESPN Staff Writer


METAIRIE, La. -- The New Orleans Saints decided to add some veteran insurance to their backfield after all, with Mark Ingram set to serve a four-game suspension at the beginning of the season.

The Saints agreed to a one-year veteran-minimum deal with former Baltimore Ravens running back Terrance West, sources confirmed. The agreement was first reported by the NFL Network, and West acknowledged his new home on Instagram.

The Saints picked West after auditioning fellow veterans Jamaal Charles, Tim Hightower and Shane Vereen this week. West, 27, will still have to beat out young running backs like Boston Scott, Trey Edmunds and Jonathan Williams, though.

Originally when Ingram's suspension was announced, Saints coach Sean Payton said the team would not immediately sign a veteran replacement -- preferring to work with their young prospects instead. But if nothing else, the Saints will want to have a veteran or two on their "ready list." ...

Full Story - ESPN
 
Andrus Whitewing

Andrus Whitewing

Admin

Create an account or login to comment

You must be a member in order to leave a comment

Create account

Create an account on our community. It's easy!

Log in

Already have an account? Log in here.

Users who are viewing this thread

 

New Orleans Saints Twitter Feed

 

Headlines

Top Bottom