Source: Free-agent DT Cody to visit with Saints

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Alex Marvez

Alex Marvez is a Senior NFL Writer for He has covered the NFL for the past 18 seasons as a beat writer and is the former president of the Pro Football Writers of America. He also is a frequent host on Sirius XM NFL Radio.

New Orleans will host Detroit defensive tackle Shaun Cody on a free-agent visit Monday, a source told

A 2005 second-round draft choice, Cody has started 11 games during his four seasons with the Lions. He finished last season with a career-high 36 tackles and three passes defensed.

The 6-foot-4, 310-pound Clancy would likely serve as a backup behind Saints starting defensive tackles Sedrick Ellis and Kendrick Clancy.

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