The New Orleans Saints signed two, new rookie defensive players to their 90-man training camp roster . They signed nose tackle Tyrone Ezell and linebacker Marcus Thompson. Previously, the Saints waived injured OLB Cheta Ozougwu and nose tackle Moses McCray.
Thompson is out of Rutgers (6-1, 250) recorded 5.5 sacks in 2013 and was one of the team’s defensive MVPs. The Dolphins waived him on July 1.
Ezell (6-4, 305) had a three-day stint with Houston in May. He was a 12-game starter for the University of Pittsburgh in 2013 and was a team captain.