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Saints | Newsome Released

Sun, 01 Sep 2002 11:00:25 -0700

The New Orleans Saints have announced the release of S Richard Newsome.

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Saints | More on the Roaf Front

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.

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Saints | Newsome - Not Roaf - on Expansion List

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.

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Saints | Inactives

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.

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Saints | Injury Updates

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.

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Saints | Injury Update

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.

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Saints | Injury Tidbits

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.

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Saints | Injury Notes

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.

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Saints | Injury Update

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.

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Saints | Newsome Dinged

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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Saints | Injury Notes

Mon, 22 Oct 2001 22:23:12 -0700

The Advocate reports New Orleans Saints LBs Charlie Clemons (quad) and Brian Williams (hamstring) are day-to-day. The rest of the team's injured players TE Cam Cleeland (knee), C Jerry Fontenot (neck stinger), WR Robert Wilson (neck), and DB Richard Newsome should be OK.

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Saints | Roster Notes

Sun, 02 Sep 2001 18:54:50 -0700

The Associated Press reports the New Orleans Saints were late announcing their roster cuts today because they were unable to locate one of the players, causing the delay. TE Johnny Mitchell, cut earlier today, said he is not looking to retire again. "I'll see what happens the next few days," Mitchell said. "If nothing happens I'll just keep in shape for this year. Then try working for Houston." LB Phil Clarke, who started four games last season and played in 14, was confused by his release. Six of the Saints seven draft picks made the roster. Two undrafted rookie free agents - FB James Fenderson and S Richard Newsome are on the current roster.

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Saints | Undrafted Agree

Thu, 26 Apr 2001 10:43:45 -0700

The Times Picayune's Jeff Duncan reports the New Orleans Saints have agreed to terms with 19 undrafted free agents. The players are expected to sign contracts today and participate in this weekend's post-draft minicamp, which begins Friday. They are: WR Anthony Collins of Morgan St., WR Derek Dorris of Texas Tech, WR Daniel Guy of Jackson State, WR Jimmy Robinson of Kentucky, WR Richard Williams of Arizona State, TE Eddie "Boo" Williams of Arkansas, C Jeff Garner of TCU, OT Frank Livingston of Grambling, OG Albert Traylor of Northwestern St., RB James Fenderson of Hawaii, DE Bryan Ray of Wake Forest, MLB Edward Reese of Jackson State, CB Tim Carter of Tulane, CB Jahi Henley of Tennessee Tech, CB Milo Lewis of Alabama, CB Trayvon Waller of Illinois, FS Ron Atkins of James Madison, FS Richard Newsome of Michigan St. and K Kris Stockton of Texas.

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