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Saints Wednesday Injury Report: Safety Vinnie Sunseri Placed on Season Ending IR

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Along with today's injury report, Sean Payton announce some roster moves in today's press conference.

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Center Eric Olsen was waived, and safety Vinnie Sunseri was placed on IR with a fractured arm. Joe Morgan was removed from the reserve/suspended list and is back on the roster. Fullback Brian Leonard was signed, an obvious replacement for Austin Johnson, who was placed on IR last week. Also signed was Safety Jamarca Sanford.

Sean Payton said Jamarca Sanford will be expected to take over the role played by Vinnie Suseri, both as depth on defense and especially on special teams.

Brian Leonard is a 7 year veteran. He has  rushed for for 828 yard with an average of 3.7 yards per rush over those 7 seasons. Brian also has 142 receptions for 993 yards and 1 TD.

New Orleans Saints injury report for Wednesday:

Did Not Participate
RB Pierre Thomas (Rib/Shoulder)
WR Robert Meachem (Ankle)
RB Khiry Robinson (Arm)
RB Edwin Baker (Concussion)
DB Keenan Lewis (Knee)
LB Curtis Lofton (Ankle)
Thomas Morstead (Illness)

Limited
RB Mark Ingram (Shoulder)
LB David Hawthorne (Hand)

Full
OT Zach Strief (Chest)

Cincinnati Bengals injury report for Wednesday:

Did Not Participate
RB Giovani Bernard (Hip/Clavicle)
LB Vontaze Burfict (Knee)
TE Jermaine Gresham (Thigh)
S Taylor Mays (Foot)
G/C Mike Pollak (Knee)
DB Terence Newman (Knee)

Limited
LB Rey Maualuga (Hamstring)
RB Cedric Peerman (Knee)
OT Andre Smith (Ankle)

Full
DB Leon Hall  (Concussion)