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New Orleans Saints make roster reductions to 53

The New Orleans Saints made the following roster moves today to reach the National Football League-mandated reduction to 53 players, it was announced by Executive Vice President/General Manager Mickey Loomis.

The Saints terminated the contracts of the following 12 players:

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Name Position Height Weight Age Exp. College
Don Barclay G 6-4 305 29 6 W. Virginia
Jay Bromley DT 6-3 314 26 5 Syracuse
Michael Floyd WR 6-3 220 28 7 Notre Dame
George Johnson DE 6-4 265 30 7 Rutgers
Josh LeRibeus G 6-2 315 29 6 SMU
Robert Nelson Jr. DB 5-9 175 28 4 Arizona St.
Michael Ola T 6-5 312 30 5 Hampton
John Phillips TE 6-5 251 31 10 Viriginia
Tom Savage QB 6-4 230 28 5 Pittsburgh
Brandon Tate WR 6-1 195 30 10 North Carolina
Andrew Tiller G 6-4 324 29 4 Syracuse
Marcus J. Williams DB 5-11 196 27 5 N. Dakota St.

The Saints have waived the following 20 players:

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Name Position Height Weight Age Exp. College
J.T. Barrett IV QB 6-2 220 23 R Ohio St.
Jayrone Elliott LB 6-3 255 26 4 Toledo
KeShun Freeman LB 6-2 250 22 R Georgia Tech
Garrett Griffin TE 6-4 240 24 2 Air Force
Woodrow Hamilton DT 6-3 315 25 2 Mississippi
Natrell Jamerson DB 6-0 198 22 R Wisconsin
Alex Jenkins DE 6-6 270 25 1 Incarnate Word
Colton Jumper LB 6-2 229 23 R Tennessee
Hau’oli Kikaha LB 6-3 246 26 4 Washington
Keith Kirkwood WR 6-3 210 24 R Temple
Rick Leonard T 6-7 311 21 R Florida St.
Tanner McEvoy WR 6-6 230 25 3 Wisconsin
Henry Mondeaux DT 6-5 280 22 R Oregon
Kamrin Moore DB 5-11 200 21 R Boston College
Al-Quadin Muhammad DE 6-5 250 23 2 Miami (Fla.)
Linden Stephens DB 6-0 193 23 R Cincinnati
Landon Turner OL 6-4 325 25 2 North Carolina
Jonathan Williams RB 6-0 223 24 3 Arkansas
Nate Wozniak OL 6-10 280 24 R Minnesota
Deon Yelder TE 6-4 255 23 R W. Kentucky

The Saints waived/injured the following player:

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Name Position Height Weight Age Exp. College
Sherrod Neasman DB 6-0 196 26 3 Florida Atlantic

The Saints traded the following player to the Cleveland Browns for future considerations:

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Name Position Height Weight Age Exp. College
Devaroe Lawrence DT 6-2 294 25 1 Auburn

The Saints placed the following two players on Injured Reserve:

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Name Position Height Weight Age Exp. College
Michael Hoomanawanui TE 6-4 265 30 9 Illinois
Shane Vereen RB 5-10 205 29 8 California

The following player was placed on Reserve/Suspended By Commissioner:

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Name Position Height Weight Age Exp. College
Mark Ingram II RB 5-9 215 28 8 Alabama

Beginning Sunday, the Saints and all 32 NFL teams may establish a practice squad of up to 10 players (in addition to the 10, the Saints and seven other teams may sign one player to an International Practice Player Contract). The Saints will open the regular season Sunday, September 9 when they play the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome at 12:00 pm CT.

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