The New Orleans Saints have signed fullback Erik Lorig to a four-year deal, according to Saints vice president of communications Greg Bensel via Twitter.
Saints announce - Agree To Terms - with FB Erik Lorig on a Four-Year Contract— Greg Bensel (@GregBensel) March 18, 2014
Lorig played college football at Stanford and was drafted by the Buccaneers in the seventh round of the 2010 NFL Draft. The 27-year-old former defensive end made the switch to fullback after his rookie year. Interesting to note, Lorig was also used as a wide receiver last season. Very versatile.
I guess this means goodbye to Jed Collins. It's doubtful the Saints will re-sign him now.
Here are Lorig's career stats with Tampa Bay: