The Saints’ addition of Patrick Robinson to their IR list prompted them to bring in a host of cornerbacks for Tuesday workouts and will induce them to visit with a higher-profile free agent.
David Amerson will visit New Orleans soon, The Advocate’s Nick Underhill reports. This will come after the Saints met with former Saint Sterling Moore, per Underhill. Moore met with the Bears on Monday.
New Orleans also worked out Josh Robinson, Dexter McDougle and Robert Nelson, per NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport and Sirius XM Radio’s Adam Caplan (Twitter links).
Moore played with the Saints from 2016-17. He started 12 games for the 2016 Saints before serving as a backup for a deeper Saints secondary last season. A four-year veteran, Nelson went to camp with the Saints but did not make their 53-man roster. McDougle had a brief Saints run last season, playing in one game during what’s been a four-year nomadic career.
Amerson has been on the NFL’s workout circuit this month after failing to make the Chiefs’ 53-man roster out of training camp. He was a three-season starter for the Raiders whom Jon Gruden opted to cut this year. Amerson’s already attended two workouts this week, auditioning for the Patriots on Monday and Packers on Tuesday. Green Bay opted to go with the well-traveled Bashaud Breeland instead of adding Amerson.