Team Notebook: New Orleans Saints

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Saints | Waive Tobais Palmer
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:02:39 -0700

The New Orleans Saints waived WR Tobais Palmer Thursday, Aug. 21.


Saints | Waive Je'Ron Hamm
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:02:06 -0700

The New Orleans Saints waived TE Je'Ron Hamm Thursday, Aug. 21.


Saints | Waive Timothy Flanders
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:01:38 -0700

The New Orleans Saints waived RB Timothy Flanders Thursday, Aug. 21.


Saints | Waive Chidera Uzo-Diribe
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:59:25 -0700

The New Orleans Saints waived LB Chidera Uzo-Diribe Thursday, Aug. 21.


Saints | Pierre Thomas in pass game
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 07:53:50 -0700

New Orleans Saints RB Pierre Thomas said he expects to do more route running and assist in pass protection as his role is expected to change this season.


Saints | Jairus Byrd a full go
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 05:11:46 -0700

Updating a previous report, New Orleans Saints FS Jairus Byrd (back) participated in full-contact practice drills for the first time this season Tuesday, Aug. 19. He's expected to play in the third preseason game this weekend.


Saints | Erik Lorig may miss Week 1
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 02:59:07 -0700

New Orleans Saints FB Erik Lorig (undisclosed) may miss the regular season opener due to an undisclosed injury. Saints coach Sean Payton did not indicate what was wrong with Lorig but said FBs Greg Jones and Austin Johnson are competing for the spot.


Saints | Mark Ingram's role evolving
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 19:50:09 -0700

New Orleans Saints RB Mark Ingram has never had a touchdown reception during the regular season, but he took a screen pass for a 23-yard touchdown in the team's preseason game Friday, Aug. 15.


Saints | Kasim Edebali impressing
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:41:40 -0700

New Orleans Saints LB Kasim Edebali has impressed teammates with his athleticism and pass-rush skills. "One guy I'd point out, Kasim Edebali," DE Junior Galette said Tueday, Aug. 19. "You know he's not really a rookie, I feel like. He's up there in age, 25 years old. He's a lot more mature than I was as a rookie. And the guy gets off the ball and he can play."


Saints | Two players limited in practice
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:34:21 -0700

New Orleans Saints DE Akiem Hicks (undisclosed) and CB Champ Bailey (undisclosed) were held out of team drills during practice Tuesday, Aug. 19.


Saints | Two players sidelined
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:31:37 -0700

New Orleans Saints OG Ben Grubbs (undisclosed) and WR Brandin Cooks (illness) missed practice Tuesday, Aug. 19. Cooks is dealing with a stomach virus, and Grubbs left practice early Monday, Aug. 18, with an unspecified injury.


Saints | Jairus Byrd practicing
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 09:05:32 -0700

New Orleans Saints FS Jairus Byrd (back) is participating in practice Tuesday, Aug. 19.


Saints | Richard Quinn released
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 14:27:14 -0700

The New Orleans Saints have released TE Richard Quinn from the Reserve/Retired list.


Saints | Drew Brees expects to play in preseason game
Sun, 17 Aug 2014 21:52:15 -0700

Updating a previous report, New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees (oblique) said he definitely plans to play in the third preseason game.


Saints | Jahri Evans likely to play
Sun, 17 Aug 2014 16:25:24 -0700

New Orleans Saints OG Jahri Evans (back) is expected to play in the third preseason game. Evans has been held out with a minor lower-back injury as a precaution.


Saints | Drew Brees may play
Sun, 17 Aug 2014 16:22:38 -0700

New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees (oblique) may play in the third preseason game, according to head coach Sean Payton. However, Payton doesn't want to put a target date on Brees' return.


Saints | Jairus Byrd on the mend
Sun, 17 Aug 2014 16:17:10 -0700

New Orleans Saints FS Jairus Byrd (back) should return to practice fully Monday, Aug. 18.


Saints | Two limited
Sun, 17 Aug 2014 14:48:39 -0700

New Orleans Saints WR Marques Colston (undisclosed) and WR Kenny Stills (quadriceps) are doing individual drills in practice Sunday, Aug. 17.


Saints | Drew Brees limited
Sun, 17 Aug 2014 14:48:07 -0700

New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees (oblique) is doing individual drills in practice Sunday, Aug. 17.


Saints | Steve Hull retires
Sun, 17 Aug 2014 13:50:37 -0700

New Orleans Saints WR Steve Hull announced his retirement.


Saints | Coach not happy with touchdown celebration
Sat, 16 Aug 2014 07:51:57 -0700

New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton was upset with TE Jimmy Graham earning two 15-yard unsportsmanlike-conduct penalties in the team's preseason game for dunking the ball over the goal posts. Graham and Payton appeared to get into tense verbal sparring after the second penalty was called. Payton confirmed he was upset after the game. "Yes, I was," Payton said. "I'm very upset. Would you be upset? I was, particularly."


Saints | Keenan Lewis limps off
Fri, 15 Aug 2014 18:29:47 -0700

New Orleans Saints CB Keenan Lewis (leg) limped off the field in the first half of the preseason game Friday, Aug. 15, against the Tennessee Titans due to an apparent leg injury. He went to the locker room with trainers.


Saints | Marques Colston inactive
Fri, 15 Aug 2014 17:58:18 -0700

New Orleans Saints WR Marques Colston (undisclosed) was inactive for the preseason game Friday, Aug. 15, against the Tennessee Titans.


Saints | Kenny Stills missing
Fri, 15 Aug 2014 17:07:22 -0700

New Orleans Saints WR Kenny Stills (quadriceps) was inactive for the preseason game Friday, Aug. 15, against the Tennessee Titans. He was on the field in workout clothes before the game catching passes for QB Drew Brees (oblique), and he did some running.


Saints | Drew Brees inactive
Fri, 15 Aug 2014 17:06:56 -0700

New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees (oblique) was inactive for the preseason game Friday, Aug. 15, against the Tennessee Titans. Brees was able to throw and run before the game, but was on the field in workout clothes and not suited up.


Saints | Travis Beckum contract details
Fri, 15 Aug 2014 12:20:13 -0700

Updating a previous report, New Orleans Saints TE Travis Beckum signed a one-year deal worth $730,000. The contract will count for $570,000 against the salary cap.


Saints | Ben Grubbs returns to practice
Wed, 13 Aug 2014 16:41:51 -0700

New Orleans Saints OG Ben Grubbs (back) returned to practice Wednesday, Aug. 13, after dealing with a back issue.


Saints | Two miss practice
Wed, 13 Aug 2014 15:57:51 -0700

New Orleans Saints FB Erik Lorig (undisclosed) and LB Victor Butler (undisclosed) both did not participate in practice Wednesday, Aug. 13.


Saints | Ronald Powell left practice early
Wed, 13 Aug 2014 15:57:15 -0700

New Orleans Saints DL Ronald Powell (undisclosed) left practice early Wednesday, Aug. 13, but was able to return during the afternoon session.


Saints | Champ Bailey takes part in individual drills
Wed, 13 Aug 2014 15:42:39 -0700

New Orleans Saints CB Champ Bailey (undisclosed) took part in individual drills in the morning session Wednesday, Aug. 13, but was absent from the afternoon session.


Saints | Drew Brees expected to sit out another game
Wed, 13 Aug 2014 11:34:52 -0700

It does not appear like New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees (oblique) will be able to play in the second preseason game even though head coach Sean Payton has not disclosed his status.


Saints | Drew Brees limited
Wed, 13 Aug 2014 11:13:05 -0700

New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees (oblique) was limited to individual drills during practice Wednesday, Aug. 13.


Saints | Travis Beckum signed
Wed, 13 Aug 2014 10:58:40 -0700

The New Orleans Saints have signed free-agent TE Travis Beckum (Seahawks), according to a source. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.


Saints | Drew Brees back in pads
Tue, 12 Aug 2014 06:27:42 -0700

New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees (oblique) is wearing pads but is unlikely to practice much Tuesday, Aug. 12.


Saints | Richard Quinn placed on Reserve/Retired list
Mon, 11 Aug 2014 15:43:30 -0700

The New Orleans Saints have placed TE Richard Quinn on the Reserve/Retired list.


Saints | Pierre Thomas third in pecking order
Mon, 11 Aug 2014 05:30:10 -0700

New Orleans Saints RBs Mark Ingram and Khiry Robinson have pulled ahead of RB Pierre Thomas at running back.


Saints | Patrick Robinson holds onto No. 2 CB job
Sun, 10 Aug 2014 00:44:08 -0700

New Orleans Saints CB Patrick Robinson has taken advantage of a strong showing in his first preseason game to hold the No. 2 cornerback job down for now.


Saints | Brandin Cooks still impressing
Thu, 07 Aug 2014 14:35:11 -0700

New Orleans Saints WR Brandin Cooks already has a play package designed specifically for him, according to NFL Insider Ian Rapoport. Teammate CB Keenan Lewis said to make sure your shoes are tight when covering Cooks and FS Jairus Byrd said he is mature beyond his years.


Saints | Steve Hull placed on IR
Wed, 06 Aug 2014 15:21:55 -0700

New Orleans Saints WR Steve Hull (undisclosed) was placed on the team's Reserve/Injured list Wednesday, Aug. 6.


Saints | Sign Greg Jones
Wed, 06 Aug 2014 14:00:00 -0700

The New Orleans Saints signed FB Greg Jones (Texans) Wednesday, Aug. 6. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.


Saints | No decision on Drew Brees' status
Wed, 06 Aug 2014 10:15:01 -0700

The New Orleans Saints have not decided if QB Drew Brees (oblique) will play in the first preseason game, according to head coach Sean Payton. Brees has not practiced since Thursday, July 31, because of an oblique injury.


Saints | Two added to roster
Tue, 05 Aug 2014 20:42:29 -0700

The New Orleans Saints signed free-agent WR Tobais Palmer (Chargers) and TE Richard Quinn (Redskins) to undisclosed deals Tuesday, Aug. 5.


Saints | Steve Hull cut loose
Tue, 05 Aug 2014 20:28:03 -0700

New Orleans Saints placed WR Steve Hull (undisclosed) on no-recall waivers with a waived/injured designation Tuesday, Aug. 5.


Saints | Two waived
Tue, 05 Aug 2014 20:27:39 -0700

The New Orleans Saints placed NT Tyrone Ezell and LB Marcus Thompson on no-recall waivers Tuesday, Aug. 5.


Saints | Drew Brees unlikely to play in preseason opener
Tue, 05 Aug 2014 18:22:25 -0700

New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees (oblique) is unlikely to play in the team's preseason opener Friday, Aug. 8.


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New Orleans Saints

Alston Shawne RB
Armstead Terron OT
Armstrong Matthew OL
Bailey Champ CB
Ball Marcus SS
Beckum Travis TE
Beyah Malcolm WR
Brees Drew QB
Brooks Derrius CB
Bunkley Brodrick DL
Bush Rafael SS
Butler Ezra LB
Butler Victor LB
Byrd Jairus FS
Cadet Travaris RB
Carmichael Pete OC
Coleman Brandon WR
Colston Marques WR
Cooks Brandin WR
Curtis Andre AC
Davis Todd LB
Dawson Keyunta DL
Deaderick Brandon DL
Dimke Derek PK
Dixon Brian DB
Drescher Justin OL
Edebali Kasim DE
Ellard Henry AC
Evans Jahri OG
Fortt Khairi LB
Foster Glenn DL
Frederick Terrence CB
Galette Junior LB
Goodwin Jonathan C
Graham Jimmy TE
Graham Shayne PK
Griffin Ryan W. QB
Grubbs Ben OG
Grumbs Jose FS
Haralson Parys LB
Harris Bryce OT
Hawkins Charles WR
Hawthorne David LB
Hayes Tom AC
Hicks Akiem DL
Hill Josh TE
Hobby Marion AC
Humber Ramon LB
Ingalls Bret AC
Ingram Mark RB
Jacobs Nic TE
Jean-Baptiste Stanley CB
Jenkins John DL
Johnson Austin LB
Johnson Bill AC
Johnson Rufus DL
Jones Greg FB
Jones Marcel OT
Jones Seantavius WR
Jordan Cameron DE
Kelemete Senio OT
Ketchum Mike AC
Kilgore Logan QB
Knox Kyle LB
Kwan Stan AC
Lacy Ryan CB
Lelito Tim OG
Leonard Brent WR
Lewis Keenan CB
Lofton Curtis LB
Loomis Mickey GM
Lorig Erik FB
Malone Terry AC
McCown Luke QB
McGriff Wesley AC
McMahon Greg AC
Meachem Robert WR
Morgan Joe WR
Morstead Thomas P
Neu Mike AC
Nsekhe Ty OT
Orgeron Ed AC
Ozougwu Cheta LB
Pace Ryan TO
Payton Sean HC
Pease John AC
Powell Ronald DL
Pyne Jim AC
Reddick Kevin LB
Robinson Khiry RB
Robinson Patrick CB
Robinson William OT
Romeus Greg DL
Rooks Tavon OT
Roushar Dan AC
Ryan Rob DC
Shanle Scott LB
Stills Kenny WR
Strief Zach OT
Strozier Derrick RB
Sunseri Vinnie S
Sweeting Rod CB
Tanner Andy WR
Thomas Pierre RB
Toon Nick WR
Tupou Fenuki OT
Uko George DL
Vaccaro Kenny FS
Virgil Lawrence DL
Vitt Joe AC
Wade Trevin CB
Walker Devon S
Walker Tyrunn DL
Warren Pierre FS
Watson Benjamin TE
Weaver Jason OT
Welch Thomas OT
White Corey SS
Zimmerman Ty S