The Saints are bringing in a big name defensive lineman for a free agent visit.

The 28-year old Wilkerson, who spent his entire 7-year career with the New York Jets before being released in February, was tabbed a Pro Bowler in 2015.

A naitve of Elizabeth, New Jersey, Wilkerson played his college football at Temple, prior to being selected in the first round by the Jets in the 2011 NFL Draft.

The 6-foot-4, 315-pound Wilkerson has accumulated 404 total tackles, including 44 sacks over his NFL career.

Last season, Wilkerson compiled 46 tackles, including 3.5 sacks.

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