Report: Saints signing cornerbacks Prince Amukamara & KeiVarae Russell

Geaux Black and Gold

CHICAGO, IL – SEPTEMBER 24: Prince Amukamara #20 of the Chicago Bears warms up prior to the game against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Soldier Field on September 24, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

NEW ORLEANS — The cornerback position has emerged as one the New Orleans Saints feel they need to address, and Sunday they reportedly did just that.

According to ESPN NFL Insider, Dan Graziano, the team is signing cornerbacks Prince Amukamara and KeiVarae Russell after workouts on Sunday.

Amukamara was a first round draft pick by the New York Giants in the 2011 NFL draft, helping the Giants win the Super Bowl later that season.

He has accounted for over 477 tackles, 78 pass deflections, and 10 interceptions in his ten year sin the NFL.

Amukamara was a member of the Arizona Cardinals practice squad last year but never appeared in a game for the team.

Russell was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the 3rd round of the 2016 NFL draft.

New Orleans will be the 6th stop in his 5-year career.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest BRProud Articles

More Local News

Stay up to date with the latest news by downloading the BRProud App from the App Store or Google Play.

Trending Stories