METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Saints first-round draft choice Trevor Penning tends to finish off blocks with a feisty flourish.
“When you think he’s done, he’s not done,” guard Cesar Ruiz said after a training camp practice Tuesday, when he compared Penning to a pit bull.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Saints have agreed to free-agent contracts with defensive end Taco Charlton and defensive back Justin Evans, general manager Mickey Loomis said Monday.
The 6-foot-6, 270-pound Charlton played for Pittsburgh last season, appearing in 11 games with one start.
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PITTSBURGH (AP) — This isn't the career Taco Charlton had in mind. The Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker knows players taken in the first round of the NFL draft aren't supposed to bounce through four teams in five years.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs released veteran defensive end Taco Charlton, offensive lineman Bryan Witzmann and defensive back Will Parks on Monday as they made the next round of roster cuts ahead of their preseason finale.