Saints Sign Former Pro Bowl DT Coleman

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

Veteran free-agent defensive tackle Rod Coleman has agreed to terms on a one-year contract with the New Orleans Saints.

The 32-year-old former Pro Bowl selection who has been out of
the NFL since he was released by the Atlanta Falcons before last
season.

However, Coleman had some of his most successful seasons in
Atlanta under current Saints defensive line coach Bill Johnson. The
6-foot-2, 285-pound lineman led all NFL defensive tackles in sacks
in 2004 (11.5) and 2005 (10.5) while Johnson was a Falcons
assistant.

Coleman also forced four fumbles in 2005 and was selected to
represent the NFC in the Pro Bowl that season.


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