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Saints announce 53-man roster reductions for 2020

The New Orleans Saints made their 2020 roster cuts to get down to their 53-man roster.

Check out the faces of your 2020 New Orleans Saints 53-man roster.

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 five players:

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Anthony ChickilloLB6-3255276Miami (Fla.)
Mario Edwards Jr.DL6-3280266Florida State
Bennie Fowler IIIWR6-1218296Michigan State
Patrick OmamehG6-4327308Michigan
Margus HuntDE6-8295338Southern Methodist

The Saints have waived the following 17 players:

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Joe BachieLB6-223122RMichigan State
Emmanuel ButlerWR6-4220241Northern Arizona
Austin CarrWR6-1195264Northwestern
T.J. CarterDE6-428921RKentucky
Andrew DowellLB6-1225231Michigan State
Garrett GriffinTE6-4240263Air Force
Kemon HallCB5-11190231North Texas
Lil’Jordan HumphreyWR6-4225221Texas
Juwan JohnsonWR6-423123ROregon
Tony Jones Jr.RB5-1122422RNotre Dame
Wynton McManisLB6-1225252Memphis
Jordan StecklerOL6-530524RNorthern Illinois
Tommy StevensTE6-523523RMississippi State
Calvin ThrockmortonOL6-530924ROregon
Cameron TomC6-4300254Southern Mississippi
Keith Washington IIDB6-118023RWest Virginia
Ethan WolfTE6-6252243Tennessee

The Saints waived/injured the following player:

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Saquan HamptonDB6-1206242Rutgers

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

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Kiko AlonsoLB6-3239308Oregon

The Saints placed the following player on Injured Reserve:

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Anthony Lanier IIDE6-6285273Alabama A&M

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

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James HurstOL6-5310287North Carolina

Beginning Sunday at 12 p.m. CT, the Saints and all 32 NFL teams may establish a practice squad of up to 16 players. The Saints will open the regular season Sunday, Sept. 13 when they play the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome at 3:25 p.m. CT.