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Saints Worked Out 14 Players Including RB Matt Asiata

The New Orleans Saints brought in 14 free agents for tryouts on Tuesday including running back Matt Asiata, according to Howard Balzer.

The full list of tryouts for the Saints includes:

  1. RB Matt Asiata
  2. RB Ka’Deem Carey
  3. RB Shaun Draughn
  4. RB Dexter McCluster
  5. RB Chase Reynolds
  6. RB Khiry Robinson
  7. TE Jason Croom
  8. LB Bryan Braman
  9. LB Michael Mauti
  10. LB Brandon Watts
  11. WR Devin Lucien
  12. WR Francis Owusu
  13. WR Rodney Smith
  14. WR Paul Turner

Asiata, 30, wound up signing on with the Vikings as an undrafted free agent out of Utah back in 2011. He played under one-year contracts the past three seasons and signed a similar deal with the Lions this past May.

Unfortunately, the Lions released him as their trimmed their roster down to 53 players coming out of the preseason.

In 2016, Asiata appeared in all 16 games for the Vikings and rushed for 402 yards on 121 carries (3.3 YPC) to go along with 33 receptions for 263 yards receiving and six total touchdowns.

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