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New Orleans Saints announce roster moves

Saints place Terron Armstead on injured reserve

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The New Orleans Saints announced Thursday, Dec. 15 that they have signed linebacker Jason Trusnik and have placed tackle Terron Armstead on injured reserve. The announcements were made by Saints' Executive Vice President/General Manager Mickey Loomis.

Trusnik, 6 feet 4, 250 pounds, comes to New Orleans after spending part of the 2015 season with the Minnesota Vikings, appearing in eight games and posting three tackles (two solo). Originally signed by the New York Jets as an undrafted free agent out of Ohio Northern following the 2007 NFL Draft, the Macedonia, Ohio native has spent time with the Miami Dolphins (2011-2014), Cleveland Browns (2009-10) and the aforementioned New York Jets (2007-09), accumulating 149 tackles (106 solo), 3.5 sacks, one forced fumble, four fumble recoveries, one interception and four passes defensed over 117 games played with 25 starts.

Armstead, the club's first third round draft choice in 2013 out of Arkansas-Pine Bluff, opened seven games at left tackle in 2016 and has started 36 regular season games and two postseason contests over his career in New Orleans.

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