Trumaine Johnson, CB
Trumaine Johnson completed his eighth year in the NFL and is currently sitting out as a free agent in his ninth season. He played the first six years of his career in St. Louis and Los Angeles with the Rams and the last two with the New York Jets before being released.
Johnson was picked up by the Carolina Panthers practice squad before being released earlier this year. The 30-year old cornerback is one of the best available at his position on the market. He has on and off started games throughout his career, but he would add tremendous depth.
In the last season that Johnson started over ten games in the season, he had four interceptions for 38 yards. He also added five passes defended, one fumble recovery, one forced fumble, and 40 tackles with five for a loss.
Those are not bad stats for a player that New Orleans would just be looking to add depth. While the Saints’ secondary hasn’t been terrible, the cornerbacks have been the best part so I don’t see Lattimore or Jenkins taking a back seat any time soon.
However, there was one point when the team has four cornerbacks on the injury report so the depth is needed.