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Saints bring in cornerback to help offset loss of Delvin Breaux

Tennessee Titans' B.W. Webb intercepts a pass intended for New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram (22) during a Nov. 8, 2015, game in New Orleans. Webb is joining the Saints' secondary to fill the void left by an injured Delvin Breaux.
Tennessee Titans' B.W. Webb intercepts a pass intended for New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram (22) during a Nov. 8, 2015, game in New Orleans. Webb is joining the Saints' secondary to fill the void left by an injured Delvin Breaux. Advocate staff photo

The New Orleans Saints are signing cornerback B.W. Webb to help fill the void left by the injury to Delvin Breaux, according to an announcement by Webb's agent, Sunny Shah.

Webb, a 5-foot-11, 190-pound cornerback from William & Mary, is playing for his fourth team in his four years in the NFL, according to The New Orleans Advocate.

Drafted in the fourth round of the 2013 NFL Draft by the Dallas Cowboys, Webb has played in 40 games in his career, and his lone interception came against Drew Brees in the Saints' loss to the Titans last year.

Webb, who was released by Tennessee in their final cut down to 53 players, worked out for the Saints last week.

Breaux, the Saints' No. 1 cornerback, broke his fibula in Sunday's season-opening loss and underwent surgery on Monday. New Orleans is expecting him back this season, but the initial timetable is six weeks.

Webb likely won't jump right into the starting lineup. With P.J. Williams entrenched at one cornerback spot and De'Vante Harris playing the nickel, the Saints used rookie Ken Crawley as Breaux's replacement, and veteran cornerback Sterling Moore should also figure into the mix.

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