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New Orleans Saints make roster reductions to 53

NFL teams may establish a practice squad of up to 16 players on Wednesday at 12 p.m. CT

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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 11 players:

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Alex Armah Jr.FB6-2255275West Georgia
Caleb BenenochOL6-5305274UCLA
Devonta FreemanRB5-8206297Florida State
Chris HoganWR6-1210328Monmouth (N.J.)
Natrell JamersonDB5-11200254Wisconsin
Jordan MillsT6-5316308Louisiana Tech
KeiVarae RussellDB5-11194274Notre Dame
Trevor SiemianQB6-3220296Northwestern
Damian SquareDT6-2299328Alabama
J.R. SweezyG6-5310328North Carolina State
Kevin WhiteWR6-3216295West Virginia

The Saints have waived the following 14 players:

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Kawaan BakerWR6-119823RSouth Alabama
Josiah BronsonDL6-330024RWashington
Eric BurrellDB6-019723RWisconsin
Grant HaleyCB5-9191253Penn State
Albert HugginsDT6-3305241Clemson
Derrick Kelly IIG/T6-5320262Florida State
R.J. McIntoshDL6-4293254Miami (Fla.)
Wynton McManisLB6-1225251Memphis
Bryan MillsCB6-117422RNorth Carolina Central
Christian MontanoC6-4300241Tulane
Shaq SmithLB6-224524RMaryland
Deuce WallaceDB5-1020724RLouisiana-Lafayette
Eason Winston Jr.WR6-0192241Washington State
Ethan WolfTE6-6252243Tennessee

The Saints placed the following player on Reserve/Physically Unable To Perform:

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Michael ThomasWR6-3212286Ohio State

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

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David OnyemataDT6-4300286Manitoba (Canada)

Beginning Wednesday at 12 p.m. CT, the Saints and all 32 NFL teams may establish a practice squad of up to 16 players.

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