METAIRIE, La. (AP) — New Orleans Saints starting defensive end Marcus Davenport enters his fifth NFL season with just four fingers on his left hand.
He appears to have accepted the partial loss of his pinky finger and ready to proceed with a career as a pass rusher that has shown considerable potential.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Saints have agreed to free-agent contracts with defensive end Taco Charlton and defensive back Justin Evans, general manager Mickey Loomis said Monday.
The 6-foot-6, 270-pound Charlton played for Pittsburgh last season, appearing in 11 games with one start.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Saints have scratched left tackle Terron Armstead from Monday night's game against the Miami Dolphins.
Armstead's absence leave the Saints without either starting offensive tackle for a second straight game, with right tackle Ryan Ramczyk ruled out because of a positive COVID-19 test as he was trying to come back from his own knee injury.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — During their five-game skid, Saints players and coaches routinely side-stepped questions about their rash of injuries to key players.
They'd say they needed to focus on how they might win with who was available and not allow an insidious, excuse-making mentality to take hold.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Dallas receiver Amari Cooper is available to play against the New Orleans Saints on Thursday night after being listed as questionable because of his recent positive COVID-19 test in the final injury reports before the game.
NEW ORLEANS SAINTS (5-4) at PHILADELPHIA (4-6)
Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, CBS
BETTING LINE: Eagles by 2, according to FanDuel SportsBook.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — This past week was defined by bad news for the New Orleans Saints, who learned they'll have to manage for the rest of this season without starting quarterback Jameis Winston and top receiver Michael Thomas.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Beyond the New Orleans Saints' quarterback transition from Drew Brees to Jameis Winston, and the club's month-long displacement by Hurricane Ida, there has been the challenge of having half-dozen or more prominent players unavailable because of injury or suspension.
METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Marcus Davenport adopted a new diet and dove into an introspective summer reading list as he prepared for a potentially pivotal season in his career.
The New Orleans defensive end and 2018 first-round draft choice is cognizant of how a breakout year could help him achieve “generational wealth” as he enters the final two years of his first NFL contract.
Los Angeles Chargers defensive end Joey Bosa will make his season debut on Sunday against the Denver Broncos...
First-round defensive end Marcus Davenport remains out for the second straight day, leading the list of Saints who aren’t practicing on Thursday.
Tight end Benjamin Watson, running back Shane Vereen, safety Kamrin Moore (hamstring)and center Cameron Tom (shoulder) also remain out of action.