Humber can play the inside and outside linebacker positions in Rob Ryan's new 3-4 defense.
The New Orleans Saints have re-signed unrestricted free agent linebacker Ramon Humber to a one-year dea, the team announced Monday.
The Saints have also agreed to terms on a one-year contract with LB Ramon Humber— New Orleans Saints (@Saints) March 18, 2013
Humber has been with the Saints for the past three seasons, mostly for depth and special team purposes. He could, however, contribute more either on the inside or the outside in defensive coordinator Rob Ryan's new 3-4 scheme.
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Humber, 5-11, 232, joined the Saints in 2010 and has been an asset on both special teams and as a part of the club's linebacker rotation. First signed as an undrafted free agent out of North Dakota State by the Indianapolis Colts in 2009, Humber has appeared in 47 career games with five starts and has posted career totals of 47 tackles (25 solo), one sack, one pass defense and one forced fumble.
On special teams, Humber has recorded 43 career stops. In 2012, Humber appeared in 13 games, seeing action primarily on special teams and finished tied for second on the team with 14 tackles, his highest single-season total as a Saint. He recorded a career-high four special teams tackles vs. the San Diego Chargers on October 7.
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