New Orleans Saints finalizing deal with former Chiefs defensive end Tanoh Kpassagnon

Sep 10, 2020; Kansas City, Missouri, USA; Kansas City Chiefs defensive end Tanoh Kpassagnon (92) on the sidelines during the game against the Houston Texans at Arrowhead Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

The New Orleans Saints are finalizing a two-year deal with defensive end Tanoh Kpassagnon, multiple outlets reported Monday.

Kpassagnon played in 61 games (24 starts) in four seasons with the Kansas City Chiefs, recording seven sacks and 18 quarterback hits. He added 75 tackles, including 12 for loss.

The Saints drafted Kpassagnon in the second round of the 2017 draft out of Villanova.

Kpassagnon, 26, helps remake a Saints’ defensive line that lost Trey Hendrickson, Sheldon Rankins and Malcom Brown.

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