Saints sign veteran defensive tackle

NEW ORLEANS (WAFB) - The New Orleans Saints have signed defensive tackle Kevin Williams to a one-year contract and waived tight end Harold Spears.

The 6-5, 311-pound DT is entering his 13th NFL season. He was a first round draft pick of the Minnesota Vikings in 2003 out of Oklahoma State.

In 2014, Williams joined the Seahawks and appeared in all 16 regular season games with eight starting assignments.

A six-time Pro Bowl selection and five-time Associated Press first-team All-Pro, Williams was named to the 2000s All-Decade Team which was chosen by members of the Hall of Fame Selection Committee.