A.J. Klein is be moving on.
The Carolina Panthers linebacker said last month on Sirius XM Radio that he hoped to find a starting spot elsewhere in free agency. He had served his time with Carolina mostly as a backup to Luke Kuechly.
On Thursday, national NFL insider Ian Rapoport tweeted a sourced report that Klein will sign with NFC South rival New Orleans after free agency opens that day at 4 p.m.
Klein confirmed the report himself with an Instagram post later that afternoon.
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As a member of the Panthers since 2013, Klein had 146 tackles, four sacks and five forced fumbles. The Saints also reportedly will sign Ted Ginn Jr. in free agency.