Team Notebook: New Orleans Saints

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Saints | Marques Colston sees more work
Mon, 03 Aug 2015 10:36:14 -0700

New Orleans Saints WR Marques Colston (undisclosed) participated in some 7-on-7 drills during practice Monday, Aug. 3. Colston said he was taking things slow during practice since he started training camp on the Physically Unable to Perform list.

Saints | Jairus Byrd remains sidelined
Mon, 03 Aug 2015 10:33:29 -0700

New Orleans Saints FS Jairus Byrd (undisclosed) started training camp on the Physically Unable to Perform list and has not returned to the field at this time. General manager Mickey Loomis said he did not believe Byrd was dealing with a long-term injury.

Saints | Josh Hill sitting out Monday
Mon, 03 Aug 2015 10:29:54 -0700

New Orleans Saints TE Josh Hill (undisclosed) did not participate in practice Monday, Aug. 3, but was present at practice.

Saints | Terron Armstead leaves practice
Mon, 03 Aug 2015 10:29:08 -0700

New Orleans Saints OT Terron Armstead (undisclosed) left practice early Monday, Aug. 3, because of an undisclosed injury. Head coach Sean Payton would not reveal the injury after practice.

Saints | Orson Charles suspended
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:59:49 -0700

New Orleans Saints TE Orson Charles has been suspended one game by the NFL for violating the league's personal conduct policy.

Saints | Marques Colston comes off PUP
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 10:42:36 -0700

New Orleans Saints WR Marques Colston (undisclosed) was activated from the Active/Physically Unable to Perform list Friday, July 31, after three days.

Saints | Brian Dixon goes to NFI list
Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:48:29 -0700

New Orleans Saints CB Brian Dixon (undisclosed) was placed on the Non-Football Injury list Tuesday, July 28.

Saints | Brodrick Bunkley released
Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:36:51 -0700

New Orleans Saints DT Brodrick Bunkley (undisclosed) was released with a failed physical designation Tuesday, July 28.

Saints | Two more players go on PUP
Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:21:37 -0700

New Orleans Saints FS Jairus Byrd (knee) and DT Glenn Foster (undisclosed) were placed on the Physically Unable to Perform list Tuesday, July 28.

Saints | Marques Colston placed on PUP list
Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:19:41 -0700

New Orleans Saints WR Marques Colston (undisclosed) was placed on the Physically Unable to Perform list Tuesday, July 28.

Saints | Tim Lelito projected to start
Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:34:01 -0700

New Orleans Saints OG Tim Lelito is projected to start at left guard this season, according to Mike Triplett of

Saints | Dannell Ellerbe projected to start
Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:30:54 -0700

New Orleans Saints LB Dannell Ellerbe is expected to start alongside LB David Hawthorne at inside linebacker, according to's Mike Triplett.

Saints | Junior Galette officially released
Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:25:25 -0700

Updating a previous report, New Orleans Saints LB Junior Galette was officially released Monday, July 27.

Saints | Add Kevin Brock
Mon, 27 Jul 2015 13:59:19 -0700

Free-agent TE Kevin Brock (Bengals) signed with the New Orleans Saints Monday, July 27.

Saints | Josh Morgan, Joe Morgan to be cut?
Sat, 25 Jul 2015 11:50:25 -0700

New Orleans Saints WRs Josh Morgan and Joe Morgan could be among the group not to make the 53-man roster, according to Mike Triplett of

Saints | Benjamin Watson to start?
Fri, 24 Jul 2015 15:15:46 -0700

New Orleans Saints TE Benjamin Watson is slated to start at tight end over TE Josh Hill, according to Mike Triplett of

Saints | Junior Galette to be cut
Fri, 24 Jul 2015 11:22:47 -0700

New Orleans Saints LB Junior Galette will be released, according to a source.

Saints | David Hawthorne to start at MLB?
Thu, 23 Jul 2015 14:58:55 -0700

New Orleans Saints LB David Hawthorne is expected to be the starting middle linebacker this year. Rookie LB Stephone Anthony could give him a run for his money, however.

Saints | Lofty expectations for C.J. Spiller
Thu, 23 Jul 2015 14:47:50 -0700

New Orleans Saints RB C.J. Spiller could catch around 60 passes this year, in the opinion of Mike Triplett of

Saints | Marcus Murphy placed on NFI list
Wed, 22 Jul 2015 15:09:11 -0700

New Orleans Saints RB Marcus Murphy (undisclosed) was placed on the Non-Football Injury list Wednesday, July 22.

Saints | Marques Colston could be used in red zone
Mon, 20 Jul 2015 05:48:33 -0700

New Orleans Saints WR Marques Colston could be used as a red zone target more than in recent years, and he should remain heavily involved in the offense.

Saints | New Orleans TE committee likely
Mon, 20 Jul 2015 05:47:58 -0700

New Orleans Saints TE Josh Hill and TE Benjamin Watson will likely be used in a committee to supplement the team's offense after TE Jimmy Graham was traded.

Saints | Jermaine Gresham has offer from NO
Sun, 19 Jul 2015 15:15:14 -0700

Free-agent TE Jermaine Gresham (Bengals) was offered a contract by the New Orleans Saints after visiting in June. He has other visits planned over the next two weeks and is expected to decide on a team before training camp begins.

Saints | Two QBs may compete for one spot
Sun, 19 Jul 2015 07:03:42 -0700

New Orleans Saints QBs Ryan W. Griffin and Luke McCown could compete for one roster spot during training camp, because QB Drew Brees and QB Garrett Grayson will make the roster. Both players could be released if Grayson shows he can be the No. 2 quarterback.

Saints | Josh Morgan on roster bubble
Sun, 19 Jul 2015 07:02:56 -0700

New Orleans Saints WR Josh Morgan will have a chance to compete for a roster spot during training camp after he performed well during offseason workouts. Morgan will have to be one of the team's top four receivers if he wants a chance to make the roster.

Saints | C.J. Spiller has run well vs. NFC
Sat, 11 Jul 2015 11:54:53 -0700

New Orleans Saints RB C.J. Spiller has averaged 5.56 yards per carry against NFC teams over his five-year career. Spiller and the Saints will face NFC teams 12 times in the 2015 regular season.

Saints | Andrus Peat could compete for starting job
Thu, 09 Jul 2015 10:14:57 -0700

New Orleans Saints OT Andrus Peat could compete with OT Zach Strief for the starting right tackle job during training camp.

Saints | Nick Toon will play Z receiver
Wed, 08 Jul 2015 12:16:48 -0700

New Orleans Saints WR Nick Toon will primarily play off the line of scrimmage, or in the Z position, for the Saints in 2015. Toon will also line up on the strong side of the formation. In his first three seasons, Toon had played as the X receiver.

Saints | C.J. Spiller has done well on turf
Tue, 07 Jul 2015 16:43:40 -0700

New Orleans Saints RB C.J. Spiller has averaged 5.02 yards and 7.66 yards on 501 career attempts and 109 career receptions, respectively, when playing on turf -- the surface he'll be playing on in New Orleans.

Saints | Nick Toon to see a lot more snaps
Tue, 07 Jul 2015 12:29:19 -0700

New Orleans Saints WR Nick Toon's snap count will go way up this season, according to head coach Sean Payton. Payton said Toon has been working hard, he understands the system and he has shown progress.

Saints | Khiry Robinson ready for opportunity
Fri, 03 Jul 2015 15:09:04 -0700

New Orleans Saints RB Khiry Robinson is ready to take what he can get after an arm injury cut his 2014 campaign short. "I'm the type of person, I'm gonna get what I get and do what I do with it," Robinson said. "So whether it's 20 carries or one carry, I'm gonna [perform to] the best of my ability every play." Robinson is remaining confident after the Saints spent big money to re-sign RB Mark Ingram and acquire RB C.J. Spiller.

Saints | Josh Morgan has had good offseason
Thu, 02 Jul 2015 15:24:04 -0700

New Orleans Saints WR Josh Morgan battled TE Benjamin Watson for most catches in practices this offseason.

Saints | C.J. Spiller a good fit in New Orleans?
Sun, 28 Jun 2015 17:52:44 -0700

New Orleans Saints RB C.J. Spiller has a perfect skill-set for head coach Sean Payton's system, which relies on getting the ball to players in space, according Chris Wesseling of Wesseling believes Spiller is significantly more talented than RB Reggie Bush and RB Darren Sproles, who both thrived in Payton's system.

Saints | Andrus Peat working at OT
Fri, 26 Jun 2015 14:25:57 -0700

New Orleans Saints OT Andrus Peat said he has been working at right tackle during offseason workouts and did not see any time at guard. Peat said he would like to start this season but will do what the coaches ask.

Saints | Junior Galette under fire again
Sat, 20 Jun 2015 13:19:10 -0700

New Orleans Saints LB Junior Galette was allegedly shown on video striking a man and a woman with a belt in a video from an apparent brawl on South Beach in 2013. An NFL source said the league is aware of the situation, and Galette is slated to meet with league officials later this month after he was arrested for simple battery involving domestic violence on Jan. 5.

Saints | HC excited to use C.J. Spiller
Fri, 19 Jun 2015 13:37:51 -0700

New Orleans Saints RB C.J. Spiller will have plays designed specifically for him in head coach Sean Payton's offense. Payton said he's anxious to see how Spiller fits into the offense with his speed and good hands.

Saints | Two Saints sitting out
Thu, 18 Jun 2015 09:10:09 -0700

New Orleans Saints FS Jairus Byrd (knee) and SS Kenny Vaccaro are sitting out of practice Thursday, June 18.

Saints | Kevin Williams inks deal with Saints
Thu, 18 Jun 2015 06:38:21 -0700

Free-agent DT Kevin Williams (Vikings) signed a one-year, $1.5 million deal with the New Orleans Saints Thursday, June 18. He received a $500,000 signing bonus, which is his only guarantee in the deal. He has another $1.6 million in playing time incentives.

Saints | Brandon Browner exits
Wed, 17 Jun 2015 11:25:47 -0700

New Orleans Saints CB Brandon Browner (undisclosed) walked off the field with trainers Wednesday, June 17. It's unknown if he's cramping or injured.

Saints | Matt James tries out
Wed, 17 Jun 2015 04:33:10 -0700

Free-agent WR Matt James (Wake Forest) tried out for the New Orleans Saints at the team's minicamp this week.

Saints | Marques Colston limiting his mileage
Tue, 16 Jun 2015 19:50:29 -0700

New Orleans Saints WR Marques Colston did not participate in minicamp practice Tuesday, June 16, and it was at least the third session he has missed over the past two weeks. "When you play nine, 10 years in this league at a skill position, mileage is mileage," Colston said. "I'm just kind of in a mode where they want to manage that process throughout the year."

Saints | Junior Galette avoids surgery
Tue, 16 Jun 2015 05:32:45 -0700

New Orleans Saints LB Junior Galette (pectoral) won't require surgery on his pectoral injury after meeting with Dr. James Andrews. The injury should require rest and rehab.

Saints | Harold Spears waived
Fri, 12 Jun 2015 14:16:58 -0700

New Orleans Saints TE Harold Spears was waived Friday, June 12.

Saints | Brandon Browner sits out
Wed, 10 Jun 2015 11:20:18 -0700

New Orleans Saints CB Brandon Browner (undisclosed) did not participate in organized team activities Wednesday, June 10, because of an apparent injury.

Saints | Mark Ingram returns to practice
Wed, 10 Jun 2015 10:19:52 -0700

New Orleans Saints RB Mark Ingram (ankle, foot) participated in organized team activities Wednesday, June 10.

New Orleans Saints

Allen Dennis TO
Alston Shawne RB
Anthony Stephone LB
Armstead Terron OT
Baker Edwin RB
Barnes Tavaris DE
Becton Nick OT
Beyah Malcolm WR
Breaux Delvin DB
Brees Drew QB
Brock Kevin TE
Browner Brandon CB
Bush Rafael SS
Butler Ezra LB
Byrd Jairus FS
Carmichael Pete OC
Charles Orson TE
Coleman Brandon WR
Coley Henry LB
Colston Marques WR
Cooks Brandin WR
Davison Tyeler DT
Dixon Brian CB
Drescher Justin OL
Edebali Kasim DE
Ellerbe Dannell LB
Eulls Kaleb DT
Evans Jahri OG
Fokou Moise LB
Foster Glenn DL
Franklin Jerry LB
Frederick Terrence CB
Golic Mike OT
Grayson Garrett QB
Griffin Ryan W. QB
Grumbs Jose FS
Haralson Parys LB
Harris Bryce OT
Harris R.J. WR
Hawthorne David LB
Hayes Tom AC
Hickey Sean OT
Hicks Akiem DL
Highland Chris LS
Hightower Tim RB
Hill Josh TE
Hobby Marion AC
Hocker Zach PK
Hopkins Dustin PK
Humber Ramon LB
Ingalls Bret AC
Ingram Mark RB
Ireland Jeff TO
Jean-Baptiste Stanley CB
Jenkins John DL
Johnson Antonio OL
Johnson Austin RB
Johnson Bill AC
Jones Seantavius WR
Jordan Cameron DL
Kelemete Senio OT
Kennedy Malcome WR
Ketchum Mike AC
Kikaha Hau'oli LB
Kwan Stan AC
Lacy Ryan CB
Lelito Tim OG
Lemon Cyril OG
Leonard Brent WR
Lewis Keenan CB
Lewis Lance WR
Loomis Mickey GM
Lorig Erik FB
Mabry Ashaad DT
Manhart Cole OG
McCown Luke QB
McGlynn Mike OG
McGriff Wesley AC
McMahon Greg AC
Morgan Joe WR
Morgan Josh WR
Morstead Thomas P
Morton John AC
Murphy Marcus RB
Neu Mike AC
Opurum Toben FB
Orgeron Ed AC
Payton Sean HC
Pease John AC
Peat Andrus OT
Phillips Kenny SS
Powell Ronald DL
Prater Kyle WR
Pyne Jim AC
Richardson Bobby DE
Robinson Khiry RB
Robinson William OT
Romeus Greg DL
Roushar Dan AC
Ryan Rob DC
Sanford Jamarca SS
Saunders Jalen WR
Shanle Scott LB
Snead Willie WR
Spencer Anthony DL
Spiller C.J. RB
Strief Zach OT
Sunseri Vinnie S
Swann Damian CB
Tabb Jack TE
Thomas Joel AC
Toon Nick WR
Tull Davis DE
Tupou Fenuki OT
Unger Max C
Vaccaro Kenny FS
Virgil Lawrence DL
Vitt Joe AC
Walker Devon S
Warren Pierre FS
Watson Benjamin TE
Williams Kevin DL
Williams P.J. CB
Wilson Kyle CB