Saints News, 11/19/13: Jabari Greer Placed On Season-Ending IR After ACL Tear

Kevin C. Cox

Turns out the ugly knee injury Jabari Greer suffered Sunday against the 49ers was a torn ACL. It's no surprise that his season is now officially over. Surgery to repair the knee has reportedly not yet taken place but we can expect it will soon. Greer has long been an outstanding leader on this team since coming over from the Bills in 2009 and he will be missed. We wish him a speedy and full recovery. To fill his roster spot, the Saints signed CB Trevin Wade yesterday.



Jabari Greer Placed on IR

New Orleans Saints place Jabari Greer on season-ending IR
New Orleans Saints Coach Sean Payton announced Tuesday that starting cornerback Jabari Greer was placed on season-ending injured reserve after suffering a torn ACL in his left knee in the first half of Sunday's win over the San Francisco 49ers. Greer hasn't had surgery yet.

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