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Sun, 01 Sep 2002 11:00:25 -0700
The New Orleans Saints have announced the release of S Richard Newsome.
Thu, 07 Feb 2002 08:06:07 -0800
The Times-Picayune reports New Orleans Saints OT Willie Roaf (knee surgery) was on the team's expansion list but failed a physical on Friday. As reported, the team replaced him with S Richard Newsome on their five-man list. Roaf has been dealing personal issues and is behind in his rehabilitation. Agent Peter Schaffer said Roaf is rehabbing to the best of his ability and has a strong desire to play football in 2002.
Wed, 06 Feb 2002 15:59:49 -0800
The New Orleans Saints fifth expansion player is S Richard Newsome. There had been lots of speculation that OT Willie Roaf was the fifth player submitted by the team, but it was Newsome, who needed to pass a physical before officially being added to the list. Newsome has since passed the physical and will be available to the Houston Texans on the 18th of February.
Mon, 17 Dec 2001 17:29:52 -0800
The New Orleans Saints have declared S Richard Newsome, FB Moran Norris, G Scott Sanderson, T Tutan Reyes, WR Onomo Ojo and DE Kenny Smith inactive for tonight's game. QB Jake Delhomme is the team's emergency QB.
Fri, 07 Dec 2001 16:06:54 -0800
According to ESPN's John Clayton, New Orleans Saints TEs Eddie Williams and Lamont Hall took the majority of the snaps with the first-team offense. However, TE Cam Cleeland (ankle) may be available after practicing all week. CB Kevin Mathis (neck) practiced and tested his sore neck but the team is likely to start Michael Hawthorne in his place this weekend. FS Richard Newsome (foot) did not practice on Friday.
Fri, 23 Nov 2001 17:25:55 -0800
ESPN's John Clayton reports New Orleans Saints OLT William Roaf (knee) will be downgraded to doubtful in the next day and is not expected to play this weekend, marking his third missed game of the year. FS Richard Newsome (foot) and TE Cam Cleeland (ankle) are also going to miss the game.
Fri, 23 Nov 2001 13:28:07 -0800
The Times-Picayune reports New Orleans Saints LT William Roaf (knee), TE Cam Cleeland (ankle) and S Richard Newsome (foot) were the only Saints who did not practice Thursday. Roaf is listed as questionable on the injury but is expected to be downgraded to doubtful today.
Thu, 22 Nov 2001 08:46:15 -0800
The Times Picayune reports New Orleans Saints TE Cam Cleeland (left ankle) missed practice Wednesday and he remains doubtful to play Sunday. S Richard Newsome (right foot) also is doubtful. Newsome tested the foot briefly but spent most of practice riding a stationary bike.
Tue, 20 Nov 2001 09:08:02 -0800
The Times Picayune reports New Orleans Saints head coach Jim Haslett said OT William Roaf (knee) just has a bruised knee. As reported, there is not any ligament damage. Roaf didn't undergo an MRI and he's currently day-to-day. DE Joe Johnson (triceps) re-injured his triceps that has been bothering him on and off this year, but he's expected to play this weekend. CB Michael Hawthorne (high ankle sprain) may return on Sunday, he's still day-to-day. S Richard Newsome (arch) is doubtful for this weekend's game.
Sun, 18 Nov 2001 20:22:37 -0800
ESPN reports New Orleans Saints backup DB Richard Newsome sprained his right foot during today's game. His status for next week is unknown.
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