Linebacker Victor Butler agreed to a two-year deal with the New Orleans Saints. Financial terms were not disclosed.
A fourth-round pick by the Dallas Cowboys in 2009, Butler has 64 career tackles in 63 games, including two starts.
Butler has been a standout on special teams, where he has recorded 40 career tackles and a forced fumble.
He was a defensive end at Oregon State who was converted to linebacker to fit the Cowboys' 3-4 scheme.