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Saints Announce Roster Moves

Posted Sep 3, 2011

The team announced 27 transactions on Saturday.

The New Orleans Saints announced today the team has terminated the contracts of the following veteran players: TE Tory Humphrey, T George Foster, T Jordan Black, S Chris Reis, CB Trumaine McBride, CB Quincy Butler, LB Clint Ingram, RB Chris Taylor (from reserve/injured list) and S Pierson Prioleau. The announcements were made by Saints’ Executive Vice President/General Manager Mickey Loomis.

The following players were waived by the Saints: TE Tyler Lorenzen, WR Montez Billings, LB Dwight Roberson, DT Dexter Larimore, QB Sean Canfield, WR Andy Tanner, CB Terrail Lambert, LS Kyle Nelson, LB Nate Bussey, C Cecil Newton, WR Jarred Fayson (from reserve/injured), TE Michael Higgins and DT Swanson Miller.

The following players were placed on reserve/injured: RB Patrick Cobbs, S Paul Oliver and WR Joseph Morgan.

Placed on Reserve/Non-Football/Injured (NFI) list: DE Greg Romeus.

Placed on Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) list: RB Chris Ivory.

The New Orleans Saints begin regular season play on Thursday night (Sept. 8) at Green Bay against the defending Super Bowl champion Packers (7:30 p.m./NBC/Saints Radio Network). The Saints’ roster currently stands at the NFL-mandated 53 players. Practice squads may be established tomorrow afternoon following the end of the waiver claiming period.

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