Saints cut defensive tackle Taylor Stallworth

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The Saints have pared their roster down to this year’s 80-man limit early.

Defensive tackle Taylor Stallworth has been released, multiple outlets report.

In 21 career games including three postseason appearances, the 24-year old Stallworth has 22 tackles, one sack and one fumble recovery.

The two-year veteran earned a place on the roster in New Orleans as an undrafted free agent out of South carolina in 2018 and appeared in 14 games during his rookie season. He was on practice squad last year before a return to the field for the final three weeks of the regular season and the playoffs.

The Saints added Margus Hunt as a free agent on their defensive line this offseason. Sheldon Rankins, David Onyemata and Malcom Brown and the versatile Mario Edwards are established veteran options at defensive tackle while th Saints added another experienced and versatile player, 33-year old Margus Hunt, in free agency this offseason.

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