New Orleans Saints expect to push hard to sign safety Tyrann Matthewieu

After failing the draft safety test, the New Orleans SaintsThey are expected to resume their talks with no cost agent safety Tyrann MathieuAccording to sources, they will make an aggressive push in order to add him to the roster.

Mathieu, a New Orleans native, visited the Saints on April 2. He also made a virtual visit to the Saints. Philadelphia EaglesThis offseason, but so far has not been signed.

Mathieu (who turns 30 on May 13) is tied for the fifth spot in the league, with 13 interceptions in his last three seasons. Kansas City ChiefsAs a nine-year veteran, he was chosen to the Pro Bowl twice consecutively.

Mathieu was not signed by the Chiefs. Justin ReidTo a three-year contract worth $31.5 million in free agency

The Chiefs' two-time All-Pro first team selection and three-time Pro Bowl selection has 26 interceptions — three of which were returned for touchdowns. There have been 76 passes defensed, 610 tackles, and 10 sacks over nine seasons. Houston TexansAnd Arizona CardinalsHe was selected by, in the third round.

This report was produced by ESPN's Adam Teicher.

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