New Orleans Saints Try Out Two Tight Ends

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With TE David Thomas still out with a concussion, the New Orleans Saints tried out two tight ends with one of them being a familiar with the team already.

The Saints tried out tight ends Tory Humphrey and Derek Schouman in a move that shows TE David Thomas has a concussion that could end up being more serious than any of us thought.

Humphrey has been with the Saints the past two seasons and battled TE Tyler Lorenzen for a spot on the roster this season.  Both were released after preseason when the rosters were made final.

Humphrey doesn’t have that much of a spectacular career stats with 13 catches for 181 yards.  However, Humphrey was decent when he was with the Saints the past two years.

Schouman was a seventh round draft pick for the Buffalo Bills in 2007 and has most recently been on the roster for the St. Louis Rams before being released.

Schouman’s stats are a bit higher than Humphrey’s with him having 27 catches for 275 yards and one touchdown.  Humphrey though has a small edge with his previous years with the Saints and familiarity with the offensive scheme.

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