New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis says the club has agreed to re-sign reserve defensive back Leigh Torrence to a one-year contract. Torrence has been with the Saints since being claimed off waivers in November 2008.|||||||
Torrence played in five games for New Orleans in 2009 before injuring his shoulder and finishing the year on injured reserve. The 5-foot-11, 179-pound former Stanford standout has played four NFL seasons, including stints with Atlanta and Washington.
Torrence was placed on the IR with a season-ending shoulder injury.|||||||
The Atlanta Falcons have promoted Torrence from their practice squad, filling the roster spot of fellow cornerback Chris Cash, who will miss the rest of the season with a broken right arm. Torrence spent training camp with the Green Bay Packers, but was cut last month before being claimed off waivers by the Falcons.|||||||
Torrence will serve as a backup in the Falcons' defensive backfield.
Torrence has been waived by the Atlanta Falcons. The cornerback, who was claimed off waivers from the Green Bay Packers earlier this month, will be replaced on the roster by former Lion Chris Cash.|||||||