3 players the New Orleans Saints should consider signing

LANDOVER, MD - AUGUST 15: Jeff Driskel #6 of the Cincinnati Bengals scrambles from Austin Maloata #92 of the Washington Redskins during the second half of a preseason game at FedExField on August 15, 2019 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Scott Taetsch/Getty Images)
LANDOVER, MD - AUGUST 15: Jeff Driskel #6 of the Cincinnati Bengals scrambles from Austin Maloata #92 of the Washington Redskins during the second half of a preseason game at FedExField on August 15, 2019 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Scott Taetsch/Getty Images) /
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OLB Noah Spence

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers waived outside linebacker Noah Spence, and he’s yet to be claimed off waivers. NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport even tweeted out about Spence’s waiving. “Surprising move by the Bucs as they are waiving starting OLB and former 2nd round pick Noah Spence.”

Spence was the 39th pick of the 2016 NFL Draft. While he’s managed to find time in 34 games, Spence started just six games, having an overall unsuccessful stint in Tampa Bay. The 25-year-old never got going after a solid rookie season.

His first year in the league, Spence started three games, recording 5.5 sacks and 22 combined tackles, 16 of which were solo tackles. He followed up the next two years with mediocrity which allowed the Bucs to waive him without thinking twice.

Now, the Saints could end up with Spence. The Saints have depth on their initial 53-man roster at linebacker, but their practice squad, of which only ten players make, has no linebackers. Spence should easily be picked up in the next few days.

The Saints will still have a solid linebacking unit without Spence, but he certainly could bolster the unit.

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