Team Notebook: New Orleans Saints

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Saints | Week 3 Inactives for Saints
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 16:27:22 -0700

The New Orleans Saints have declared LB Dannell Ellerbe, CB Delvin Breaux, TE Josh Hill, FS Kenny Vaccaro, OT Terron Armstead, DT Tyeler Davison, WR Willie Snead inactive for Week 3.


Saints | Willie Snead inactive
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 16:18:48 -0700

New Orleans Saints WR Willie Snead (toe) has been declared inactive for the team's Week 3 game.


Saints | Kenny Vaccaro will not play on MNF
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 09:15:26 -0700

New Orleans Saints S Kenny Vaccaro (ankle) has been ruled out Week 3 against the Atlanta Falcons, according to NFL Network's Rand Getlin.


Saints | Willie Snead ruled out for Week 3
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 09:13:27 -0700

New Orleans Saints WR Willie Snead (toe) will not play Monday, Sept. 26, against the Atlanta Falcons after missing most of the team's practices leading up to the Week 3 finale with a toe injury.


Saints | New Orleans works out DBs
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 22:42:31 -0700

Free agents CB D'Joun Smith (Colts) and S Shakiel Randolph (Chiefs) worked out for the New Orleans Saints earlier this week, according to ESPN's Field Yates.


Saints | Andrus Peat expected to start
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 13:44:31 -0700

New Orleans Saints OT Andrus Peat is expected to start at left tackle in Week 3 because OT Terron Armstead (knee) has been ruled out.


Saints | Saturday injury report for Saints
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 13:34:41 -0700

New Orleans Saints OT Terron Armstead (knee) and CB Delvin Breaux (leg) have been ruled out for Week 3. DT Tyeler Davison (foot, shoulder), LB Dannell Ellerbe (quadriceps), TE Josh Hill (ankle), DE Cameron Jordan (knee) and FS Kenny Vaccaro (ankle) are listed as questionable. Jordan and Vaccaro were limited during practice Saturday, Sept. 24, while the other players did not participate in practice.


Saints | Willie Snead questionable for Week 3
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 13:27:25 -0700

Updating a previous report, New Orleans Saints WR Willie Snead (toe) was limited during practice Saturday, Sept. 24, and is listed as questionable for Week 3.


Saints | Willie Snead a game-time decision
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 12:26:26 -0700

New Orleans Saints WR Willie Snead (toe) said he will be a game-time decision for the team's Week 3 game. He hopes to play but indicated that head coach Sean Payton will decide on his status.


Saints | Friday practice report for New Orleans
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 18:17:46 -0700

New Orleans Saints CB Delvin Breaux (leg), LB Dannell Ellerbe (quadriceps), TE Josh Hill (ankle), OT Terron Armstead (knee), DT Tyeler Davison (shoulder, foot) and FS Kenny Vaccaro (ankle) did not practice Friday, Sept. 23. DE Cameron Jordan (knee) was a limited participant.


Saints | Another missed practice for Willie Snead
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 14:09:33 -0700

New Orleans Saints WR Willie Snead (toe) was absent from practice for the second straight day on Friday, Sept. 23, possibly creating some doubt for his Week 3 availability versus the Atlanta Falcons on Monday Night Football.


Saints | Drew Brees still confident in Coby Fleener
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 10:34:00 -0700

New Orleans Saints TE Coby Fleener is off to a disappointing start in his new home and still building a rapport with QB Drew Brees. However, Brees believes as the two players begin to get more comfortable with each other and the team learns what Fleener does best versus man and zone coverage, the results will come. "We're able to get more specific every day. That's the thing during the offseason; everything is kind of general. It's the general form of the offense and concepts and that kind of thing. It's not until you get down to real game-planning that you get down to some of the nitty gritty and specific," Brees said.


Saints | Willie Snead sidelined
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 15:37:16 -0700

New Orleans Saints WR Willie Snead (toe) did not practice Thursday, Sept. 22.


Saints | P.J. Williams officially hits IR
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 23:01:48 -0700

The New Orleans Saints officially placed CB P.J. Williams (concussion) on the Reserve/Injured list Wednesday, Sept. 21.


Saints | Tony Hills re-signed by New Orleans
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 23:01:04 -0700

The New Orleans Saints re-signed OT Tony Hills Wednesday, Sept. 21.


Saints | Two work out for New Orleans
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 22:59:38 -0700

The New Orleans Saints worked out free-agent OTs Reid Fragel and Rob Crisp Tuesday, Sept. 20.


Saints | P.J. Williams expected to go on IR
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 14:08:44 -0700

New Orleans Saints CB P.J. Williams (concussion) is expected to be placed on the Reserve/Injured list, according to a source.


Saints | Coby Fleener off to slow start
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 21:40:52 -0700

New Orleans Saints TE Coby Fleener caught two passes for 29 yards on eight targets in Week 2, giving him three catches for 35 yards through two games. He blamed himself in post-game comments, saying he made "three or four" mistakes and singling out a dropped pass on the team's opening drive.


Saints | P.J. Williams has concussion
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 05:44:18 -0700

Updating a previous report, New Orleans Saints CB P.J. Williams (concussion) suffered a concussion in Week 2, but he doesn't have a spine injury.


Saints | P.J. Williams carted off
Sun, 18 Sep 2016 10:47:41 -0700

New Orleans Saints CB P.J. Williams (head) was carted off the field during the team's Week 2 game and is being evaluated for a concussion.


Saints | Week 2 Saints inactives
Sun, 18 Sep 2016 08:51:25 -0700

The New Orleans Saints have declared CB B.W. Webb, LB Dannell Ellerbe, CB Delvin Breaux, TE Josh Hill, OG Landon Turner, RB Marcus Murphy, DE Obum Gwacham inactive for Week 2.


Saints | Coby Fleener may see more time
Sat, 17 Sep 2016 16:29:53 -0700

New Orleans Saints TE Coby Fleener is expected to receive more snaps in Week 2 because of the injury to TE Josh Hill (ankle). Fleener may be asked to block more during the game.


Saints | Friday injury report for Saints
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 14:07:35 -0700

New Orleans Saints TE Josh Hill (ankle), LB Dannell Ellerbe (quadriceps) and CB Delvin Breaux (leg) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 16, and has been ruled out for Week 2. OT Terron Armstead (quadriceps) was limited during practice and is listed as questionable.


Saints | Thursday injury report for Saints
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 13:38:02 -0700

New Orleans Saints CB Delvin Breaux (leg), LB Dannell Ellerbe (quadriceps) and TE Josh Hill (ankle) did not practice Thursday, Sept. 15. OT Terron Armstead (quadriceps) was limited.


Saints | Wednesday injury report for Saints
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 13:29:07 -0700

New Orleans Saints TE Josh Hill (ankle), LB Dannell Ellerbe (quadriceps) and CB Delvin Breaux (leg) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 14. OT Terron Armstead (quadriceps) was limited during practice.


Saints | NO signs B.W. Webb
Tue, 13 Sep 2016 18:28:17 -0700

The New Orleans Saints have signed free-agent CB B.W. Webb (Titans) to a one-year contract, financial terms of which were not disclosed. Webb is expected to replace CB Delvin Breaux (leg) on the defense.


Saints | Jake Stoneburner joins Saints
Tue, 13 Sep 2016 16:18:54 -0700

Free-agent TE Jake Stoneburner (Dolphins) was signed to the New Orleans Saints' practice squad Tuesday, Sept. 13.


Saints | C.J. Spiller released
Tue, 13 Sep 2016 14:27:24 -0700

New Orleans Saints RB C.J. Spiller was released Tuesday, Sept. 13. He is fully healthy.


Saints | Pete Carmichael called plays for Saints
Tue, 13 Sep 2016 13:29:21 -0700

New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton gave play-calling duties to offensive coordinator Pete Carmichael for Week 1. Payton did say that the move is a "week-to-week thing" and that he would still be involved in a handful of calls.


Saints | C.J. Spiller a healthy scratch in Week 1
Mon, 12 Sep 2016 11:06:25 -0700

New Orleans Saints RB C.J. Spiller was a healthy scratch in Week 1, according to head coach Sean Payton, who also stated RB Travaris Cadet was going to have a bigger role on offense and rookie Daniel Lasco was going to contribute more on special teams.


Saints | Delvin Breaux expected to miss six weeks
Mon, 12 Sep 2016 10:58:08 -0700

New Orleans Saints CB Delvin Breaux (leg) had surgery on his fractured fibula Monday, Sept. 12, and is expected to be out six weeks.


Saints | High ankle sprain for Josh Hill?
Sun, 11 Sep 2016 20:59:10 -0700

Updating a previous report, New Orleans Saints TE Josh Hill (ankle) is believed to have a high ankle sprain, a source said Sunday, Sept. 11. He will be re-evaluated Monday, Sept. 12.


Saints | Coby Fleener nearly invisible
Sun, 11 Sep 2016 19:27:17 -0700

New Orleans Saints TE Coby Fleener did not get in on the track meet in Week 1 against the Oakland Raiders, posting just one reception for six yards on four targets.


Saints | Mark Ingram quiet in opener
Sun, 11 Sep 2016 18:40:55 -0700

New Orleans Saints WR Mark Ingram rushed 12 times for 58 yards in Week 1 against the Oakland Raiders, and he posted two receptions for 29 yards on two targets.


Saints | Drew Brees starts season off right
Sun, 11 Sep 2016 18:40:08 -0700

New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees completed 28 of his 42 pass attempts for 423 yards, four touchdowns and no interceptions in the Week 1 loss against the Oakland Raiders. Brees connected with WR Brandin Cooks on a 98-yard touchdown for the biggest play of the day.


Saints | Brandin Cooks explodes in opener
Sun, 11 Sep 2016 18:39:38 -0700

New Orleans Saints WR Brandin Cooks posted six receptions for 143 yards and two touchdowns in Week 1 against the Oakland Raiders. The highlight of the game was a 98-yard score in the second half. He was targeted nine times.


Saints | Michael Thomas posted six receptions
Sun, 11 Sep 2016 18:39:06 -0700

New Orleans Saints WR Michael Thomas hauled in six receptions for 58 yards in his regular season debut in Week 1 against the Oakland Raiders, successfully converting all six of his targets.


Saints | Willie Snead posts giant stat line
Sun, 11 Sep 2016 18:38:24 -0700

New Orleans Saints WR Willie Snead posted nine receptions for a career-high 172 yards and a touchdown in the Week 1 game against the Oakland Raiders.


Saints | Delvin Breaux has fractured leg
Sun, 11 Sep 2016 18:37:45 -0700

Updating a previous report, it is feared New Orleans Saints CB Delvin Breaux (leg) suffered broken fibula in the Week 1 loss against the Oakland Raiders, a source said Sunday, Sept. 11.


Saints | Delvin Breaux carted off
Sun, 11 Sep 2016 13:03:56 -0700

New Orleans Saints CB Delvin Breaux (undisclosed) was carted off the field during the team's Week 1 game after suffering an undisclosed injury.


Saints | Josh Hill leaves game
Sun, 11 Sep 2016 11:41:54 -0700

New Orleans Saints TE Josh Hill (leg) suffered a leg injury during the team's Week 1 game and is considered questionable to return.


Saints | C.J. Spiller inactive
Sun, 11 Sep 2016 09:40:53 -0700

New Orleans Saints RB C.J. Spiller has been declared inactive for the team's Week 1 game.


Saints | Week 1 New Orleans inactives
Sun, 11 Sep 2016 08:45:44 -0700

The New Orleans Saints have declared RB C.J. Spiller, TE Chris Manhertz, LB Dannell Ellerbe, OG Landon Turner, DE Obum Gwacham, CB Sterling Moore, WR Tommylee Lewis inactive for Week 1.


Saints | Michael Thomas likely to play
Sun, 11 Sep 2016 06:58:12 -0700

New Orleans Saints WR Michael Thomas (ankle) is expected to play in Week 1's game against the Oakland Raiders Sunday, Sept. 11, according to a source.


Saints | Dannell Ellerbe ruled out of opener
Sat, 10 Sep 2016 10:42:18 -0700

New Orleans Saints LB Dannell Ellerbe (quad) did not practice this week and will not play Week 1 versus the Oakland Raiders.


New Orleans Saints

Allen Dennis DC
Allen Jack C
Alston Shawne RB
Anderson James LB
Anderson Justin LB
Anthony Stephone LB
Armstead Terron OT
Baker Edwin RB
Bell Vonn SS
Beyah Malcolm WR
Breaux Delvin CB
Brees Drew QB
Brock Kevin TE
Butler Ezra LB
Byrd Charles AC
Byrd Jairus FS
Cadet Travaris RB
Calhoun Taveze CB
Campbell Dan AC
Carmichael Pete OC
Coleman Brandon WR
Coley Henry LB
Cooks Brandin WR
Crawley Ken CB
Curry Ronald AC
Dalrymple Dan AC
Davison Tyeler DT
Dixon Brian CB
Drescher Justin OL
Edebali Kasim DE
Egnew Michael TE
Ellerbe Dannell LB
Evans Jahri OG
Fairley Nick DL
Fleener Coby TE
Flynn Matt QB
Foster Glenn DL
Fullington John OT
Giunta Peter AC
Glenn Aaron AC
Golic Mike OT
Grayson Garrett QB
Griffin Garrett TE
Grumbs Jose FS
Gunta Peter AC
Gwacham Obum DE
Harper Roman SS
Harris De'Vante CB
Harris Erik S
Hayes Tom AC
Hightower Tim RB
Hill Josh TE
Hills Tony OT
Hobby Marion AC
Hoomanawanui Michael TE
Hunter Kendall RB
Ingram Mark RB
Ireland Jeff TO
Jenkins John DL
Johnson Bill AC
Jordan Cameron DL
Kelemete Senio OT
Ketchum Mike AC
Kikaha Hau'oli LB
Kruger Paul LB
Kuhn John FB
Kwan Stan AC
Lacy Ryan CB
Lampman Jake WR
Lasco Daniel RB
Laurinaitis James LB
Lelito Tim OG
Leonard Brent WR
Lewis Tommylee WR
Lombardi Joe OC
Loomis Mickey GM
Lutz Will PK
Mabry Ashaad DL
Manhertz Chris TE
Mauti Michael LB
McCown Luke QB
McGlynn Mike OG
McGriff Wesley AC
McMahon Greg AC
Moore Sterling CB
Morstead Thomas P
Morton John AC
Murphy Marcus RB
Neu Mike AC
Onyemata David DT
Orgeron Ed AC
Owens Christopher CB
Payton Sean HC
Pease John AC
Peat Andrus OT
Pettway D.J. DL
Prater Kyle WR
Pyne Jim AC
Rankins Sheldon DL
Robertson Craig LB
Robinson William OT
Romeus Greg DL
Roushar Dan AC
Sanford Jamarca SS
Shanle Scott LB
Shaughnessy Matt LB
Snead Willie WR
Steward Tony LB
Stoneburner Jake TE
Strief Zach OT
Stupar Nathan LB
Swann Damian CB
Tapp Darryl LB
Thomas Joel AC
Thomas Michael WR
Tupou Fenuki OT
Turner Landon OG
Unger Max C
Vaccaro Kenny FS
Virgil Lawrence DL
Vitt Joe AC
Walker Devon S
Webb B.W. CB
Williams P.J. CB
Williams-Lambert Jordan WR
Wilson Kyle CB
Young Avery OT