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ERIK LORIG RUMORS & GOSSIP

Ranking Saints Current 2014 "Need" Positions

With the additions of Jairus Byrd and Erik Lorig as well as the re-signing of some key players, the team needs are starting to shift. Not that their respective positions are necessarily set, but you have to feel better about where they stand. Below is the current "needs" the team has in order of importance, and the Saints will be well served to address them prior to the...
Via The Saints Nation
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Intel on Erik Loring from Bucs Blog @BucsStopCom

I reached out to Nick Houllis of Buc Stop, my go to guy whenever I need information on the Bucs. When the Saints landed fullback Erik Lorig I wanted his opinion on the guy. While everything I've read makes this move feel like a lateral one at best (when comparing him to Jed Collins), Nick seemed to think he's a pretty solid player and I trust him. Here's what he had to...
Via The Saints Nation
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Saints sign fullback Erik Lorig away from Buccaneers

In the process of remaking their backfield, the Saints went out and stole a player from a division rival. The team announced they had signed Buccaneers free agent fullback Erik Lorig to a four-year deal. Lorig didn’t carry the ball last year, but he had 11 receptions for the Bucs. And he gives the Saints something they lack, since there were no fullbacks on the roster after they...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Saints Agree To Terms FB Erik Lorig

  The New Orleans Saints have reached an agreement with FB Erik Lorig on a four-year contract, per Greg Bensel. Lorig, 27, is a former seventh-round pick of the Buccaneers back in 2010. Tampa Bay was reportedly hoping to retain him, but he recently visited with the Saints who were ultimately able to get him under contract. Last year, he appeared in 15 games for the Buccaneers...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucs free-agent fullback Erik Lorig visited with Saints

With fullback Jed Collins unsigned, the New Orleans Saints are keeping their options open as the team hosted Buccaneers free-agent fullback Erik Lorig for a visit during the open signing period, a source confirmed. Lorig played for Tampa Bay the past four seasons as serving as the Bucs' primary fullback the past three seasons. The 6-foot-4, 250-pound Lorig caught 11 passes for...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Buccaneers “Making A Push” to Retain Free Agent FB Erik Lorig

Jason La Confora tweets that the Buccaneers are “making a push” to re-sign versatile FB Erik Lorig. who will be an unrestricted free agent in the next few weeks. La Canfora adds that retaining Lorig is a “priority” for the Buccaneers as he can also function as a tight end. According to La Canfora, Lorig “several” teams could have interest in him on the open market....
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Buccaneers working to keep pending free-agent fullback Erik Lorig

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are making a push to retain versatile fullback Erik Lorig, according to a source with knowledge of the situation. Lorig, a pending unrestricted free agent, would draw interest from several teams, seen as one of the best on the market at his position, and the Bucs are working to retain him. At this point he may well hit the market, though a return to Tampa...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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