The New Orleans Saints have signed defensive end Darryl Tapp and waived tight end Jack Tabb.
Tapp played the last two seasons for the Detroit Lions. Last season he finished with 26 tackles (19 solo), two sacks and two forced fumbles.
The 6-foot-1, 270-pound lineman was selected in the second round of the 2006 NFL Draft by Seattle Seahawks. Tapp has also played for the Philadelphia Eagles and the Washington Redskins.
Tapp has played in 146 career NFL games with 36 starts. He has recorded totals of 297 tackles (235 solo), 27.5 sacks, two interceptions, one returned for a touchdown, 20 passes defensed, 11 forced fumbles, nine fumble recoveries and 11 special teams tackles.
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