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Saints | Knight Waived

Fri, 26 Aug 2005 20:49:31 -0700

NewOrleansSaints.com reports the New Orleans Saints have waived LB Roger Knight.

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Saints | Knight does not Play

Thu, 18 Aug 2005 20:33:42 -0700

NewOrleansSaints.com reports New Orleans Saints LB Roger Knight (knee) did not play in the team's preseason game Thursday evening, Aug. 18.

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Saints | Knight Still Bothered by Injury

Tue, 16 Aug 2005 07:25:04 -0700

The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports New Orleans Saints LB Roger Knight (knee) is still bothered by a sore right knee.

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Saints | Haslett Tells Linebackers They Better Get Healthy

Mon, 15 Aug 2005 16:27:21 -0700

The Associated Press reports New Orleans Saints head coach Jim Haslett told his linebacking corps they better get healthy soon because Haslett is starting to think about a backup plan. "I told them, 'In one or two weeks, we've got to figure out what to do with you guys - cut you, waive you, put you on (injured reserve) or something," Haslett said after practice Monday, Aug. 15. "We're not going like this the whole year. It's just the way it's going to be." His statements were aimed primarily at LBs James Allen (knee), Cie Grant (knee) and Roger Knight (knee), all of whom were expected to play key roles this season.

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Saints | Knight Returns to Practice

Sun, 14 Aug 2005 22:47:37 -0700

Les East, of the Advocate, reports New Orleans Saints LB Roger Knight (knee) returned to practice Sunday, Aug. 14.

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Saints | Knight Will not Play

Thu, 11 Aug 2005 21:51:53 -0700

Chris Pika, of NewOrleansSaints.com, reports New Orleans Saints LB Roger Knight (knee) will not play in the team's preseason game Friday evening, August 12, against the Seattle Seahawks.

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Saints | Knight Sits Out Practice

Thu, 11 Aug 2005 12:58:41 -0700

Jeff Duncan, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, reports New Orleans Saints LB Roger Knight (knee) did not practice Wednesday, Aug. 10.

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Saints | Knight Still Sidelined

Wed, 10 Aug 2005 05:36:33 -0700

Jeff Duncan, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, reports New Orleans Saints LB Roger Knight (knee) remains sidelined. He did not practice Tuesday, August 9.

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Saints | No Scrimmage for Knight

Sun, 07 Aug 2005 06:39:48 -0700

The Advocate reports New Orleans Saints MLB Roger Knight (knee) did not participate in the team's scrimmage Saturday evening, August 6.

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Saints | Knight does not Practice

Sun, 12 Jun 2005 06:55:48 -0700

Mike Triplett, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, reports New Orleans Saints LB Roger Knight (knee) did not practice Saturday, June 11.

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Saints | Knight Limited

Sat, 11 Jun 2005 06:27:21 -0700

Jeff Duncan, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, reports New Orleans Saints LB Roger Knight (knee) was limited at practice Friday, June 10.

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Saints | Knight Re-Signs

Thu, 21 Apr 2005 11:33:39 -0700

New Orleans Saints restricted free agent LB Roger Knight has re-signed with the team. Terms of the deal were undisclosed.

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Saints | Knight Receives Offer

Wed, 02 Mar 2005 11:19:47 -0800

Jeff Duncan, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, reports the New Orleans Saints have tendered a one-year offer to restricted free agent LB Roger Knight.

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Saints | Knight Practices, Questionable for Week 15

Fri, 17 Dec 2004 14:07:50 -0800

New Orleans Saints LB Roger Knight (knee) practiced Friday, Dec. 17, and is questionable for Week 15. Knight is expected to play.

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Saints | Knight Injury Update

Thu, 16 Dec 2004 15:45:03 -0800

Jeff Duncan, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, reports New Orleans Saints LB Roger Knight (knee) practiced Thursday, Dec. 16, and is questionable for Week 15.

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Saints | Knight Practices, Questionable for Week 15

Wed, 15 Dec 2004 17:28:00 -0800

Jeff Duncan, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, reports New Orleans Saints LB Roger Knight (knee) practiced Wednesday, Dec. 15, and is listed as questionable for Week 15.

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Saints | Knight Likely Questionable for Week 15

Mon, 13 Dec 2004 15:52:14 -0800

Jeff Duncan, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, reports New Orleans Saints LB Roger Knight (knee) has a sprained right knee and is expected to be listed as questionable for Week 15.

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Saints | Week 7 Inactives

Sun, 24 Oct 2004 12:47:10 -0700

The New Orleans Saints have declared CB Ashley Ambrose, DL Darren Howard, WR Devery Henderson, OT Jon Stinchcomb, CB Monty Montgomery, DL Rodney Leisle, LB Roger Knight, WR Talman Gardner inactive for Week 7.

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Saints | Knight Returns to Practice

Wed, 18 Aug 2004 14:51:14 -0700

Jeff Duncan, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, reports New Orleans Saints LB Roger Knight (knee) returned to practice Tuesday, Aug. 17, after missing practice on Monday, Aug. 16.

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Saints | Knight Sits Out Game

Fri, 13 Aug 2004 22:02:10 -0700

New Orleans Saints LB Roger Knight (undisclosed) did not participate in the team's exhibition opener against the New York Jets on Friday, Aug. 13, according to Chris Pika of NewOrleansSaints.com.

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Saints | Knight Offered One-Year Deal

Thu, 26 Feb 2004 21:06:44 -0800

According to NewOrleansSaints.com, the New Orleans Saints have offered exclusive rights free agent LB Roger Knight a one-year tendered contract. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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Saints | Week 17 Inactives

Sun, 28 Dec 2003 09:11:34 -0800

The New Orleans Saints have declared WR Derrick Lewis, QB J.T. O'Sullivan, WR Joe Horn, WR Phil McGeoghan, LB Roger Knight, DL Tony Bryant, DL Willie Whitehead, TE Zach Hilton inactive for Week 17.

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Saints | Knight Practices

Fri, 26 Sep 2003 17:11:06 -0700

Jeff Duncan, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune reports New Orleans Saints LB Roger Knight (ankle) practiced Friday, Sept. 26.

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Saints | Knight Probable For Redskins Game

Wed, 24 Sep 2003 21:55:29 -0700

Jeff Duncan, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, reports New Orleans Saints LB Roger Knight (ankle) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 24, and is probable for the Sunday, Sept. 28, game against the Indianapolis Colts.

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Saints | Knight Moves Into Starting LB Role

Tue, 16 Sep 2003 18:05:16 -0700

Jeff Duncan, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, reports New Orleans Saints LB Roger Knight will start in injured LB Sedrick Hodge's spot on the strong side.

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Saints | Knight Sits Out

Thu, 21 Aug 2003 08:03:26 -0700

Updating previous reports, the Advocate reports New Orleans Saints LB Roger Knight (buttocks) sat out of practice on Wednesday, Aug. 20.

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Saints | Knight Tendered

Thu, 27 Feb 2003 10:39:36 -0800

Brian Allee-Walsh of the New Orleans Times-Picayune reports New Orleans Saints have offered a one-year qualifying tender to LB Roger Knight worth $300,000.

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Saints | D. Smith Update

Fri, 27 Sep 2002 10:06:04 -0700

The Times Picayune reports New Orleans Saints starting LB Darrin Smith (hamstring) missed practice Thursday and he remains questionable for Sunday's game. LB Roger Knight is working with the first-team defense, in his place.

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Saints | Knight Banged Up

Tue, 24 Sep 2002 15:45:36 -0700

The Times-Picayune reports New Orleans Saints backup LB Roger Knight (stinger) suffered a neck stinger. He’s a wait-and-see player for the team this week according to head coach Jim Haslett.

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Jaguars | Mixing It Up

Fri, 02 Aug 2002 13:34:19 -0700

The Associated Press reports the Jacksonville Jaguars and New Orleans Saints got into some fights at their scrimmage Friday. WR Damon Gibson had Saints LB Roger Knight pinned to the ground and was throwing haymakers at his helmet. Knight's teammate, Bryan Cox came by to knock Gibson off. Then Jaguars WR Bobby Shaw went after Cox.

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Saints | Knight Update

Thu, 30 May 2002 21:09:02 -0700

NewOrleansSaints.com reports LB Roger Knight (knee) is back on the practice field for coaching sessions and is not wearing a knee brace.

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Saints | EFAs Tendered Offers

Thu, 28 Feb 2002 13:07:16 -0800

As an update to previous reports, NewOrleansSaints.com reports the New Orleans Saints have tendered offers to exclusive rights free agents LB Curtis Holden, S Steve Gleason, LB Roger Knight, WR Michael Lewis and TE Eddie Williams.

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Saints | EFAs Expected to be Tendered

Thu, 28 Feb 2002 12:23:23 -0800

Jeff Duncan, of the Times-Picayune, reports the New Orleans Saints are expected to offer tenders to exclusive rights free agents S Steve Gleason, LB Curtis Holden, LB Roger Knight, WR/KR Michael Lewis and TE Eddie Williams.

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Saints | Knight Surgery Goes Well

Thu, 13 Dec 2001 06:30:05 -0800

The Times Picayune reports New Orleans Saints LB Roger Knight had successful reconstructive surgery on his right anterior cruciate ligament Wednesday. Rehabilitation is expected to take six to eight months. "The surgery was successful, and Roger is expected to be able to resume his career," GM Randy Mueller said.

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Saints | Injury Update

Tue, 11 Dec 2001 09:06:16 -0800

The Times Picayune reports New Orleans Saints LB Roger Knight (knee) is done for the year. He suffered a torn ACL on Sunday and surgery has been scheduled to repair his injured knee. The team hopes to promote a player from the practice squad in the next few days to take his place on the active roster.

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Saints | Knight Headed for MRI

Mon, 10 Dec 2001 08:45:20 -0800

According to the Sun Herald, New Orleans Saints LB Roger Knight (knee) was the only injury of note on Sunday. He's scheduled for an MRI Monday.

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Saints | Make Roster Moves

Tue, 04 Dec 2001 18:42:30 -0800

John Clayton reports for ESPN the New Orleans Saints signed LB Roger Knight off their practice squad to the regular roster today. He was reportedly being pursued by four teams. The team released LB Brian Williams to create a roster spot. TE Johnny Mitchell, released in training camp, worked out for the team today.

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Saints | Practice Squad Filled

Thu, 06 Sep 2001 07:55:58 -0700

The Times Picayune reports the New Orleans Saints signed LB Roger Knight to their practice squad. He was in camp with the Pittsburgh Steelers after they selected him in the sixth round of the NFL Draft.

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Steelers | Nine Cut

Fri, 31 Aug 2001 15:04:40 -0700

Steelers.com reports the Pittsburgh Steelers have released G Tom Myslinski, T Larry Tharpe, RB Ron Rivers, DE Chris Sullivan, CB Payton Williams, FB Ron Janes, WRs Tim Baker and Chris Taylor, and LB Roger Knight.

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Steelers | Rookie Linebacker In the Mix

Wed, 06 Jun 2001 02:04:36 -0700

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports Pittsburgh Steelers rookie LB Roger Knight, a sixth-round pick, has agreed to a three-year deal with the team. He'll have base salaries of $209,000 (2001), $298,000 (2002) and $389,000 (2003). He also received a signing bonus of $65,000.

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Steelers | Team Notes

Tue, 24 Apr 2001 14:15:48 -0700

The Tribune Review reports Pittsburgh Steelers rookie LB Roger Knight will likely be used as an outside linebacker. However, he could play both inside and outside positions. Coach Bill Cowher said he’d rather have Knight play outside because there is a shortage at that position.

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