The Saints made a couple of roster moves to their 90 man team yesterday as they prepare for camp, which starts tomorrow. The new additions are nose tackle Tyrone Ezell and linebacker Marcus Thompson, and they released NT Moses McCray and LB Cheta Ozougwu. All four players are undrafted rookie free agents, so the odds for the two newest guys to make the squad are long. The Saints...
The New Orleans Saints placed NT John Jenkins and DE Cheta Ozougwu on the physically unable to perform list on Monday.
Jenkins, 25, missed all of OTAs after he underwent surgery on his pectorals this offseason. The expectation is for the Saints to have Jenkins back at practice at some point during training camp.
Ozougwu, 25, joined the Saints after being waived by the Bears back in May.
The Saints signed four players who were in their rookie minicamp on a tryout basis, including a former Mr. Irrelevant.
The Saints signed former Bears outside linebacker Cheta Ozougwu (the final pick of the 2011 Draft by the Texans), wide receiver Steve Hull, running back Derrick Strozier and offensive lineman Thomas Welch.
They also waived/non-football illness nose tackle Brandon...
According to ESPN’s Adam Caplan, the Saints are signing veteran DE/OLB Cheta Ozougwu to a contract.
Ozougwu, 25, was waived by the Chicago Bears a little over a month ago. He is known for being “Mr. Irrelevant” 2011 when the Texans used the final pick of the seventh round on him.
He appeared in seven games for Chicago last year and totaled three tackles, one sack and...
The Chicago Bears announced Tuesday that they have waived DE Cheta Ozougwu.
LM: #Bears have waived DE Cheta Ozougwu; had 1 sack in 7 games in 2013.
— Chicago Bears (@ChicagoBears) April 15, 2014
Ozougwu, 25, is known for being “Mr. Irrelevant” 2011 when the Texans used the final pick of the seventh round on him.
He appeared in seven games for Chicago last year and totaled...
The Chicago Bears have claimed defensive end David Bass of waivers and waived defensive end Cheta Ozougwu.
Cheta Ozougwu, last year’s Mr. Irrelevant, proved his value to the Bears as a situational pass rusher during the preseason, showing great burst off the edge and leading the club in sacks.