Report: Saints to sign pair of CBs from workouts to fill 'must'-add position

Prince Amukamara, KeiVarae Russell to join Saints after physicals

New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton referred to outside corner as a "must" for the team to add a player before the 2021 season, and they appear to have done it -- twice.

The Saints appear set to sign cornerbacks Prince Amukamara and KeiVarae Russell, according to a report from ESPN's Dan Graziano, after hosting them for workouts this week.

The signings will be pending physicals. The players mark the latest in a series of veteran signings by the Saints, which also included wide receiver Chris Hogan, cornerback Brian Poole, wide receiver Tommylee Lewis and running back Devonta Freeman.

Even after the signing of Poole, who has played slot corner throughout his career, Payton pointed to a need on the outside after the departure of Janoris Jenkins in the offseason as the team shed more than $100 million to get under the salary cap.