Saints get DE from Miami in trade, Harper expresses confidence in direction of team

Looking to beef up their pass rush, the Saints have added defensive end Chris McCain from the Miami Dolphins via trade. The South Florida Sun-Sentinel said the Saints will send a conditional 7th round pick to the Dolphins for the 24 year old McCain.

McCain has played 18 regular season games in two seasons. He has 2.0 quarterback sacks.

The Saints have also signed offensive tackle Khalil Barnes, after a tryout Monday.

The Saints haven’t won a preseason games in over two calendar years. The Saints have lost 8 consecutive preseason games, including 27-14 to the Pittsburgh Steelers Friday night in the Superdome.

Safety Roman Harper, on his second tour with the Saints, expressed confidence in the direction of the team, despite an 0-3 preseason.

The Saints finish the preseason, hosting Baltimore Thursday night.