Today is the most important day in the lives of many players across the NFL. For the New Orleans Saints, they - along with every other team in the NFL - will have to trim their roster down to “only” 53 men.
Naturally, important day across the NFL. Saints have to make roster cuts down to 53 players by 3PM CT.— John Hendrix (@JohnJHendrix) August 30, 2022
For 8/31 (tomorrow):
-Waiver period until 11AM.
-Practice squad can start at 11:01AM.
-Players can go on IR Designated to Return at 3PM.
Here’s a tracker of the latest moves and roster notes for the Fleur de Lis:
Cuts/Roster Moves Made
- [8:23 a.m.] Saints released OL Josh Andrews, with eyes on adding him to the practice squad (source)
- [1:15 p.m.] Saints released QB Ian Book, with the intent to add him to the practice squad if he clears waivers (source)
- [1:50 p.m.] Saints waived WR Rashid Shaheed (source)
- [1:55 p.m.] Saints released DE Niko Lalos (source)
- [1:55 p.m.] Saints waived DL Taco Charlton (source)
- [2:07 p.m.] Saints waived WR Dai’Jean Dixon (source)
- [2:13 p.m.] Saints waived OL Derek Schweiger, who could be a practice squad candidate (source)
- [2:21 p.m.] Saints released DT Jordan Jackson (source)