Saints sign WR Robert Meachem

New Orleans, La. - The New Orleans Saints have announced that they have signed wide receiver Robert Meachem to a one-year deal. The seven-year pro returns to New Orleans where he spent his first five seasons. Meachem spent last year in San Diego where his stats decreased significantly from when he was with the Saints. The Chargers released Meachem on August 31st.

To make room for Meachem on the 53-man roster, the Saints have placed linebacker Jonathan Vilma on short-term IR, according to FOX Sports 1.