Source: Erik Lorig visited Saints

The New Orleans Saints brought in Tampa Bay Buccaneers veteran free agent fullback Erik Lorig for a visit Saturday, according to a league source.

Lorig, 27 has 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 haven't re-signed fullback Jed Collins, who wasn't tendered as a restricted free agent.

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Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.