The New Orleans Saints have signed former Tampa Bay Buccaneers fullback Erik Lorig to a four-year deal.

He visited the Saints on Saturday.

Lorig, 27 had been with the Buccaneers for four seasons.

Lorig is a 6-foot-4, 250-pounder from Stanford.

He caught 11 passes for 47 yards last season. For his career, Lorig has 30 catches for 193 yards and one touchdown.

The Saints didn't re-sign fullback Jed Collins, who wasn't tendered as a restricted free agent.

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun