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Update: Current New Orleans Saints Free Agency & Roster Breakdown

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Time to take another look at the state of the Saints roster through this free agency period. 

Currently, the Saints have 87 players under contract or agreed to terms.

They still have one rookie left to sign, Cameron Jordan, but that's all but definite so he is included on the final roster. Sean Payton said yesterday he expects Jordan to sign "sooner rather than later."

That gives the Saints a total of 88 players on their official roster.

With a roster limit of 90, that leaves 2 open roster spots left to fill, either by re-signing one of their own free agents or bringing in a new free agent player; unless they make more cuts to create more room. Restricted free agent Carl Nicks is almost sure to take one of those open spots, which means really just one spot remains open.They'll probably leave that roster spot open to sign Kenny Chesney for a day. 

Below you'll find a roster breakdown by position. Then you'll be treated to a complete, up-to-date roster (as of the publishing of this post) and full sortable Saints roster. It includes Cameron Jordan, the remaining 2011 draft pick yet to be signed. That's followed by a list of the Saints remaining unsigned free agents, also in an easy to use, sortable table. But first, a quick recap of the weekend's action 

In case you missed it:

Saints Sign Defensive End Turk McBride  

Saints Sign Fabian Washington

Saints Re-Sign Courtney Roby

Saints Sign Martez Wilson

Saints Sign Mark Ingram


Roster Breakdown


T - 5

G - 5

C - 2

TE - 4

WR - 12

RB - 8

FB - 3

QB - 4

Total: 43


DE - 7

DT - 6

LB - 12

CB - 8

S - 7

K - 2

P - 1

LS - 2

Total: 45

Current Roster

Click the header of a column to sort it. 


Number Position Player College
70 G/T Roger Allen Missouri Western
31 S Pierson Prioleau Virginia Tech
87 WR Adrian Arrington Michigan
43 RB Joique Bell Wayne State
94 DE Cameron Jordan Cal
89 WR Montez Billings Auburn
9 QB Drew Brees Purdue
96 DE Alex Brown Florida
71 T Charles Brown USC
-- S Jonathon Amaya Nevada-Reno
62 LB Ezra Butler Nevada
4 QB Sean Canfield Oregon St.
95 LB Martez Wilson Illinois
52 LB Jonathan Casillas Wisconson
10 QB Chase Daniel Missouri
45 FB Jed Collins Washington St. 
12 WR Marques Colston Hofstra
28 RB Mark Ingram Alabama
60 G  Brian de la Puente California
47 LS Justin Drescher Colorado
98 DT Sedrick Ellis USC
73 G Jahri Evans Bloomsburg
93 DE Junior Galette Stillman
-- RB Darren Sproles Kansas St.
80 TE Jimmy Graham Miami
33 CB Jabari Greer Tennessee
30 RB Lynell Hamilton San Diego St.
18 WR Michael Galatas Millsaps
5 K Garrett Hartley Oklahoma
19 WR Devery Henderson LSU
54 LB Ramon Humber North Dakota St..
75 DT Mitch King Iowa
29 RB Chris Ivory Tiffin
27 S Malcolm Jenkins Ohio St. 
72 DT Tom Johnson Southern Miss.
41 S Roman Harper Alabama
82 TE Tyler Lorenzen Connecticut
17 WR Robert Meachem Tennessee
95 DT Swanson Miller Oklahoma St. 
16 WR Lance Moore Toledo
6 P Thomas Morstead Southern Methodist
38 CB Mark Parson Ohio
22 CB Tracy Porter Indiana
21 CB Patrick Robinson Florida St. 
92 DT Shaun Rogers Texas
91 DE Will Smith Ohio St. 
78 T Jon Stinchcomb Georgia
14 WR Andy Tanner Midwestern St.
36 RB Chris Taylor Indiana
65 C/G Matt Tennant Boston College
23 RB Pierre Thomas Illinois
51 LB Jonathan Vilma Miami
61 LB Nate Bussey Illinois
32 CB Johnny Patrick Louisville
79 DE Greg Romeus Pittsburgh
2 K Jake Rogers Cincinnati
43 S Isa Abdul Quddus Fordham
62 T Harold Beilby Marian University
11 WR John Chiles Texas
3 QB Ryan Colburn Fresno St. 
88 WR Jarred Fayson Illinois
48 TE Harry Flaherty Princeton
37 RB C.J. Gable USC
45 CB Josh Gatlin North Dakota St. 
81 TE Michael Higgins Nebraska-Omaha
66 LB Jeremiha Hunter Iowa
46 FB Kolby Hurt Missouri St. 
61 G Carl Johnson Florida
63 DT Dexter Larimore Ohio St.
46 S DeAndre McDaniel Clemson
13 WR Joseph Morgan Walsh
49 LS Kyle Nelson New Mexico St.
67 LB Dwight Roberson Oregon St.
66 T Mike Smith Nebraska
67 C Ryan Taylor UCLA
-- LB Will Herring Auburn
24 CB Leigh Torrence Stanford
56 LB Jo-Lonn Dunbar Boston College
55 LB Danny Clark Illinois
74 T Jermon Bushrod Towson
39 S Chris Reis Georgia Tech
58 LB Scott Shanle Nebraska
-- FB Korey Hall Boise St. 
-- DE Curtis Johnson Clark Atlanta
-- G Dan Gay Baylor
15 WR Courtney Roby Indiana
-- CB Fabian Washington Nebraska
-- DE Turk McBride Tennessee

Saints Free Agents

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Number Position Player College Status
59 LB Anthony Waters
77 G Carl Nicks Nebraska RFA (Tendered)
92 DT Remi Ayodele

Oklahoma Signed by Vikings
46 RB Ladell Betts Iowa UFA
97 DE Jeff Charleson Idaho St. UFA
44 FB Heath Evans Auburn UFA
37 S Matt Giordano California UFA
76 C Jonathan Goodwin Michigan UFA
69 DT/DE Anthony Hargrove Georgia Tech UFA
84 TE Tory Humphrey Central Michigan

21 RB Julius Jones Notre Dame UFA
-- LB Kawika Mitchell South Florida UFA
50 LB Marvin Mitchell  Tennessee UFA

42 S Darren Sharper William & Mary UFA
64 T Zach Strief Northwestern UFA
85 TE David Thomas Texas UFA
99 DE/DT Jimmy Wilkerson Oklahoma UFA
35 RB DeShawn Wynn Florida UFA
28 S Usama Young Kent St. Signed by Browns