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Report: Keenan Lewis Out 4-6 Weeks After Hip Surgery

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The injuries continue to pile up for the New Orleans Saints as the regular season is about to begin.

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Now we know why cornerback Keenan Lewis was a no-show at Saints practice yesterday afternoon. Ian Rapoport at NFL Network is reporting Lewis will be out 4-6 weeks after undergoing hip surgery yesterday. It's not clear if this injury came Sunday in the Texans game or if this was something that had previously been bothering him and the team just chose to do something about it now. You can be sure Coach Payton will refuse to offer any details on it when asked by the media.

So, the best case scenario is he'll be ready for week 4 against the Cowboys with the worst possibility being he won't return until week 6 against the Falcons.

Larry Holder at NOLA.com has more on the future of the Saints' secondary:

It looks like Delvin Breaux and Browner should start at cornerback in Week 1 at Arizona. The Saints also added Dolphins castoff Sammy Seamster via the waiver wire Tuesday in the midst of the first training camp cutdown day.

Stanley Jean-Baptiste and Damian Swann seem like locks to make it through the next cutdown day. Other candidates to make the team are Kyle Wilson and Brian Dixon. P.J. Williams landed on injured reserve Tuesday, while the Saints waived Travis Manning and Terrance Frederick.

Vaccaro also seems like he'll be ready to return for the Cardinals game as well. There's no sign Byrd will be ready to go for Week 1, though, as he's been absent from the practice field for about a month while on the physically unable to perform list.

At least training camp reports on Delvin Breaux have been extremely positive. Some have said he's been very physical and is playing very well.