The New Orleans Saints might have wrapped up their preseason a week early due to Hurricane Ida, but the rest of the NFL clubs officially ended their preseason over the weekend. Now, we play the waiting game to find out how the 2021 roster will shape up. The Saints have until 3:00 p.m. CT Tuesday the 31st to trim their roster from the previous round of cuts to 80 all the way down to the 53-man limit.
To help you stay on top of things, stay tuned to this live thread that will have updates on Saints trades, moves, cuts, rumors, and anything else that’s relevant.
Cuts and Updates
- Saints signing FB Alex Armah to practice squad (source)
- Saints signing WR Easop Winston to practice squad (source)
- Saints to sign DT Montravious Adams (source)
- Saints make multiple additions to practice squad, including WR Kawaan Baker, CB Bryan Mills, LB Wynton McManis, OL Caleb Benenoch, DL Josiah Bronson, WR Kevin White, TE Ethan Wolf, DT Albert Huggins, and FB Sutton Smith (source | source | source | source | source | source | source | source | source)
- Saints claim FB Adam Prentice off waivers (source)
- Notable wide receiver cuts around the league include Travis Benjamin, Travis Fulgham, Equanimeous St. Brown, Geronimo Allison, Antonio Gandy-Golden, Kristian Wilkerson, Seth Williams, and Breshad Perriman (source)
- Saints expected to carry two kickers, Wil Lutz and Aldrick Rosas (source)
- RB Latavius Murray to make the team (source)
- S Jeff Heath, Andrew Dowell, Chase Hansen, Lil’Jordan Humphrey, Landon Young to make the team (source | source | source | source)
- Saints likely to release Chris Hogan with the hopes of adding him back to the roster or practice squad later (source)
- Saints to release QB Trevor Siemian with the hopes of bringing him back later in the week to back up Jameis Winston (source)
- Saints releasing OL Caleb Benenoch with hopes to bring him back on the practice squad (source)
- Saints releasing OL JR Sweezy (source)
- WR Michael Thomas to begin season on PUP list (source)
- Rookie QB Ian Book to make the team (source)
- Saints releasing TE Ethan Wolf (source)
- Saints releasing WR Easop Winston (source)
- Saints releasing FB Alex Armah, signed early in the offseason (source)
- Saints releasing 7th-round rookie WR Kawaan Baker (source)
- Saints releasing DT Josiah Bronson (source)
- Saints releasing RB Devonta Freeman (source)
- Saints to release OL Christian Montano (source)
- Saints to release DL RJ McIntosh (source)
- Saints to release OL Derrick Kelly (source)
- Saints to release CB Natrell Jamerson (source)
- Saints to release LB Shaq Smith (source)
- Saints to release DB Eric Burrell (source)
While you wait for moves to roll in, check out Ross Jackson’s final 53-man roster projection from this morning.
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