NFL Roster Cuts 2013: Saints Announce Final Roster Cuts Including Preston Parker, Rufus Johnson

Robert Mayer-USA TODAY Sports

The New Orleans Saints have announced their final roster cuts of the 2013 preseason, including wide receiver Preston Parker, TE Michael Higgins and S Jerico Nelson.

The New Orleans Saints have announced all of their final 2013 roster cuts on their official website. The following players were released or waived by the team today:

WR Courtney Roby

DE Jay Richardson

CB Chris Carr

S Jim Leonhard

QB Ryan Griffin

WR Preston Parker

FB Austin Johnson

WR Saalim Hakim

G Elliott Mealer

TE Keavon Milton

G Andrew Tiller

ILB Ray Shipman

OLB Rufus Johnson

TE Michael Higgins

NT Isaako Aaitui

S Jerico Nelson

C Jeremiah Warren

LB Baraka Atkins

T Marcel Jones

CB Korey Lindsey

CB Jumal Rolle

C Eric Olsen - Placed on IR

That means both Khiry Robinson and Travaris Cadet have both made the team. The Saints are only going with five wide receivers. The Saints have kept TE Josh Hill over TE Michael Higgins. Center Jeremiah Warren surprisingly makes the final squad.

Follow along with all of today's roster cuts: Saints Roster Cut Tracker

Below you can find the New Orleans Saints' current roster. We'll keep track of the team's cuts as they trim it down to just 53 players by crossing out the name of any player that is cut.

Players currently on roster: 53

QB Drew Brees
QB Luke McCown
QB Ryan Griffin

RB Pierre Thomas
RB Mark Ingram
RB Darren Sproles
RB Khiry Robinson
RB Travaris Cadet

FB Jed Collins
FB Austin Johnson


WR Marques Colston
WR Lance Moore
WR Nick Toon
WR Kenny Stills
WR Andy Tanner
WR Courtney Roby
WR Preston Parker
WR Saalim Hakim

TE Jimmy Graham
TE Ben Watson
TE Michael Higgins
TE Keavon Milton
TE Josh Hill

OT Charles Brown
OT Zach Strief
OT Terron Armstead
OT Marcel Jones
OT Bryce Harris

OG Jahri Evans
OG Ben Grubbs
OG Andrew Tiller
OG Tim Lelito
OG Elliot Mealer

C Brian de la Puente
C Eric Olsen - IR
C Jeremiah Warren
DE Cameron Jordan
DE Akiem Hicks
DE Jay RIchardson
DE Glenn Foster
DE Tom Johnson
DE Tyrunn Walker

DT Brodrick Bunkley
DT John Jenkins
DT Isaako Aaitui

LB Curtis Lofton
LB Jonathan Vilma
LB Junior Galette
LB Martez Wilson
LB Parys Haralson
LB Ramon Humber
LB David Hawthorne
LB Will Herring
LB Rufus Johnson
LB Baraka Atkins

LB Ray Shipman
LB Kevin Reddick
LB Victor Butler (PUP)
CB Keenan Lewis
CB Jabari Greer
CB Patrick Robinson
CB Corey White
CB Korey Lindsey
CB Chris Carr
CB Rod Sweeting
CB Jumal Rolle

S Malcolm Jenkins
S Roman Harper
S Kenny Vaccaro
S Isa Abdul-Quddus
S Jerico Nelson
S Rafael Bush
S Jim Leonhard

K Garrett Hartley

P Thomas Morstead

LS Justin Drescher
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