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Saints Release or Waive 11; Place Three Others on IR

The Saints got a head start on roster cuts, placing three players on injured reserve and releasing or waiving 11 others. Running back Patrick Cobbs, wide receiver Joe Morgan and safety Paul Oliver. 2011 seventh-round defensive end Greg Romeus was placed on the “Reserve/Non-Football Injury” list, and second-year running back Chris Ivory, the team’s leading […]

Saints Relase Veteran DE Alex Brown

Veteran defensive end Alex Brown announced on Twitter that he had been released by the Saints. “It saddens me to say that I have been released from the Saints because their [sic] a first class organization,” Brown wrote. After being released by the Chicago Bears April, Brown signed a two-year, $5.75 million contract with the […]

Saints Release Longtime RT Jon Stinchcomb

Right tackle Jon Stinchcomb has been released by the Saints according to the New Orleans Times-Picayune. The Saints made the move on Monday, making way for backups Zach Strief and Charles Brown to battle for the starting tight tackle job, Both Coach Sean Payton and General Manager Mickey Loomis described the move as very difficult […]

Source: Olin Kreutz, Saints Reach Terms

Former Chicago Bears Pro Bowl center Olin Kreutz said he’d still play if he found a contender. He did. Kreutz has reached agreement on a one-year deal for between $2 million and $3 million with the New Orleans Saints, a source told ESPN.com’s John Clayton. Incentives could kick the deal up to $4 million. The […]

Source: Saints Pry DT Franklin From San Francisco

Top Ten Defensive Tackle The Saints are not going to get run on like they did last postseason by Marshawn Lynch. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the New Orleans Saints have signed 49ers’ free agent big guy Aubrayo Franklin to a one-year contract. This is a big-sized (no pun intended) acquisition for a team that […]

Saints Waive RB Hill and FB Mailei

Adam Caplan of FOXSports.com reports the Saints have waived RB P.J. Hill and FB Marcus Mailei (failed physical), a source confirmed. Both moves were made on Thursday. Hill (triceps) and Mailei (leg) spent last season on injured reserve.

Saints Ink RB Deshawn Wynn

The Saints have signed running back Deshawn Wynn, according to his agent, David Canter. Canter posted this message on his Twitter account Monday evening: “Congratulations to DEC client Deshawn Wynn for signing with the Saints. Geaux Saints. PLAYOFFS” The Saints did not announce any roster moves Monday and there was no change on the roster […]

Saints sign RB Jones, release Carney

Out with the old, back in with the new The New Orleans Saints signed former Cowboys and Seahawks running back Julius Jones, along with former Colts safety Matt Girodano. To make space for the freshly acquired tandem, the Saints released kicker John Carney and running back DeShawn Wynn. The former Notre Dame standout will help […]