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Saints sign veteran quarterback Seneca Wallace

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The New Orleans Saints  have signed quarterback Seneca Wallace to a one-year contract.

Wallace was drafted in the fourth round of the 2003 NFL Draft by the Seattle Seahawks. In his seven years with Seattle he appeared in 48 games, starting seven. Wallace spent his last two years with the Cleveland Browns.

The 5'11, 205 pound Wallace has completed 452-of-764 passes for 4,808 yards in his NFL career and has carried 68 times for 293 times for one touchdown.

Wallace starred at Iowa State, completing 411-of-712 passes for 5,289 yards and 26 touchdowns, while adding 912 yards and 15 scores on 237 carries in 25 games in his two years with the Cyclones.

The Saints are in need of a backup quarterback for Drew Brees with the departure of long time Saint Chase Daniel to the Kansas City Chiefs.

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