The New Orleans Saints announced today the team has made the following transactions to reduce their roster to 53 players. The announcements were made by Saints' Executive Vice President/General Manager Mickey Loomis.
The team terminated the contracts of the following veteran players: WR Greg Camarillo, K John Kasay and TE Derek Schouman.
The following players were waived by the Saints: LB Kadarron Anderson, DE Braylon Broughton, LB Ezra Butler, QB Sean Canfield, DE Alex Daniels, TE Michael Higgins, CB Nick Hixson, S Jerico Nelson, G DeOnt'ae Pannell, T Aderious Simmons, WR Andy Tanner, C/G Matt Tennant and LB Lawrence Wilson.
The following players were placed on reserve/injured: RB Joe Banyard, S Jose Gumbs, CB Marquis Johnson and WR Nick Toon.
The following players were placed on the reserve/suspended list: LB Ramon Humber and DE Will Smith.
The New Orleans Saints begin regular season play on Sunday, September 9 versus the Washington Redskins at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome (12:00 p.m./FOX/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