METAIRIE, La. - The Saints have signed veteran wide receiver Patrick Crayton and waived wide receiver Brent Leonard, the team announced Monday.

Crayton has played eight seasons in the NFL, six for the Dallas Cowboys and two for the Chargers.

Crayton did not play last season, but did play for San Diego during the 2011 and 2010 seasons where he had 51 receptions for 762 yards and two touchdowns in 23 games.

While in Dallas, Crayton posted 196 career receptions for 2,888 yards and 23 touchdowns.

For his career, Crayton has played in 105 games with 36 starts and recorded 247 receptions for 3,650 yards and 25 touchdowns.

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