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Saints Make Roster Moves; Release Vets Ayodele and McCown

The Saints released veterans defensive tackle Remi Ayodele and quarterback Luke McCown, Larry Holder of the New Orleans Times-Picayune reports. The team waived tight end Jake Byrne, wide receiver Marques Clark, tackle Hutch Eckerson, guard Paul Fenaroli, center Brian Folkerts, wide receiver Kevin Hardy, cornerback Kamaal McIlwain, defensive tackle Swanson Miller, wide receiver Derek Moye, […]

Saints Waive DE Greg Romeus, Sign LB Donavan Robinson

The Saints announced Friday evening that the team has waived/injured defensive end Greg Romeus and signed linebacker Donavan Robinson. Romeus was the one of the club’s two seventh-round draft picks in 2011. After missing his rookie season while rehabbing from a right knee injury suffered as a college senior at Pittsburgh, he suffered a torn […]

Saints Ink Kicker John Kasay to a One-Year Deal

The Saints re-signed kicker John Kasay to a one-year contract Monday. Kasay spent last season with the Saints after playing the last 15 years with the Carolina Panthers. The 42-year-old set franchise records of 147 total points and 63 extra points for New Orleans while connecting on 28-of-34 field goals. A former fourth-round draft pick […]

Saints Bring Back TE Tory Humphrey

Saints head coach Sean Payton announced the re-signing of tight end Tory Humphrey on Wednesday afternoon. Undrafted out of Central Michigan in 2005, Humphrey was originally signed by the Colts before joining the Packers. Humphrey has 13 receptions for 181 yards in 31 games with the Packers (2005-08) and Saints (2009-10). Offensive tackle Will Robinson […]

Saints OT Charles Brown placed on IR; Ray Willis signed

The Saints have placed right tackle Charles Brown on injured reserve, Mike Triplett of The Times-Picayune reports. A 2010 second-round pick out of USC, Brown was limited by a back injury last season, appearing in just three games. Healthy in 2011, Brown emerged as the starting right tackle this season, but suffered a hip flexor […]

Saints captain, center Olin Kreutz chooses to leave team

Saints starting center Olin Kreutz has decided to leave the team, Mike Triplett of The Times-Picayune reports. According to Kreutz’s agent, Mark Bartelstein of Priority Sports, the 34-year-old center no longer feels the passion for the game and does not want to just collect a paycheck. “He decided, ‘If I can’t bring that same passion […]

Kicker Hartley Placed on IR; Kasay Now Saints Kicker

The Saints have put place kicker Garrett Hartley on injured reserve, ending his season and leaving 41-year-old veteran John Kasay as their primary place kicker for this season. The transactions were posted by the NFL on its website on Tuesday. Hartley, 25, has been sidelined since hurting his right hip in the third exhibition game […]

Saints Ink Eight Players to the Practice Squad

The Saints Sunday signed seventh-round pick Nate Bussey, quarterback Sean Canfield and six others to the practice squad Sunday. Also selected for the practice squad were tight end Michael Higgins, cornerback Terrail Lambert, defensive tackle Swanson Miller, long-snapper Kyle Nelson, center Cecil Newton and receiver Andy Tanner.