Saints Set Roster At 53, Here’s Who Made It & Who Didn’t
The New Orleans Saints cut their roster down to the NFL mandated 53 this afternoon. Here's a list of who made it, with a list of players who were either cut or waived below that.
Quarterback: Drew Brees, Luke McCown, Garrett Grayson
Running back: Mark Ingram, Tim Hightower, C.J. Spiller, Daniel Lasco, Marcus Murphy
Fullback: John Kuhn
Wide receiver: Brandin Cooks, Willie Snead, Michael Thomas, Tommylee Lewis, Brandon Coleman
Tight end: Coby Fleener, Josh Hill, Chris Manhertz
Offensive line: Terron Armstead, Max Unger, Zach Strief, Senio Kelemete, Tim Lelito, Andrus Peat, Landon Turner
Defensive line: Cam Jordan, Tyeler Davidson, Sheldon Rankins, David Onyemata, Nick Fairley, Paul Kruger, Kasim Edebali, John Jenkins, Obum Gwachum, Ashaad Mabry
Linebacker: James Laurinaitis, Stephone Anthony, Dannell Ellerbe, Michael Mauti, Craig Robertson, Nate Stupar
Secondary: Delvin Breaux, P.J. Williams, Roman Harper, Jairus Byrd, Kenny Vaccaro, Vonn Bell, Cortland Finnegan, Ken Crawley, Erik Harris, De'Vante Harris
Long snapper: Justin Drescher
Punter: Thomas Morstead
Kicker: Kai Forbath
Players who were cut today: Connor Barth, Khalif Barnes, Brian Dixon, Chris McCain, John Fullington, Austin Johnson, Marcus Henry, Davis Tull, Garrett Griffin, Tony Hills, Tyrus Thompson, Jake Lampman, Jeff Schoettmer, Bobby Richardson, Travaris Cadet, Darryl Tapp, C.J. Wilson, Jack Allen, Joseph Cheek, Trae Elston, Jordan Williams
The Saints also placed tight end Michael Hoomanawanui on injured reserve, ending his 2016 campaign.